Eight hours a day, five days a week, 52 weeks a year. The 9-5 business day is nothing new to American families, but what do our furry friends think of that schedule? Now more than ever, people are taking into consideration the effects of the long work day on the family pet. Doggy daycare centers are popping up all over the country, but is there another option? Some businesses are switching from blue collar to “leash and collar” and allowing their employees to bring their pets with them to work. In this podcast, Joan Carrese Sineni, executive vice president of Z Communications, or Zcomm, in Bethesda, Md., discusses pet-friendly businesses.