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Furry Friends

Furry friends on the job: Sapphie of Spratford Fine Jewelry

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This little bundle of cuteness is Sapphie - short for Sapphire, of course. Sapphie is a Chorkie, which is a Chihuahua/Yorkshire Terrier mix. Chorkies, believed to be originally bred in the early 1990s, are described by PetGuide.com as, "without a doubt one of the cutest breeds of designer dogs available." I can’t argue with that. Sapphie goes to work with Robert Spratford at Spratford Fine Jewelry in Overland Park, Kansas 6 days a week.

Furry friends on the job: Meet Tanner of C. S. Byrd Jewelry Repair & Sales

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This is Tanner. Tanner works at C. S. Byrd Jewelry Repair & Sales in Bridgeport, West Virginia with his human Chris Byrd. Chris says he’s always ready to greet visitors and ask, “May I help you,” in his own unique way. The 2-year-old rescue is believed to be a Boxer mix, but some customers insist that he looks like a Black Mouthed Cur - a southern hunting, cattle and utility dog. That would explain his strong work ethic. Here’s looking at you, Tanner!

Furry friends on the job: Moose and Bear of Norridge Jewelers

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Say hello to Moose and Bear. These beautiful Springer Spaniels work at Norridge Jewelers in Norridge, Illinois with David Kohler and Rick Kohler. Moose and Bear run to the door to meet every visitor to the store. Despite their serious duties as guard dogs, both are tail wagging, happy dogs and very affectionate. They have a knack for putting a smile on everyone’s face and the customers just love them.

Furry friends on the job: Miss Josie Graham of J.C. Grant Company

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Ladies and Gentlemen I present Miss Josie Graham! Josie celebrated her 10th birthday last October 6th. She has been joining her mother Jean Grant on the job at J.C. Grant Company in Milledgeville, Georgia since she was just a pup. Josie’s average day includes casual strolls to the bank, snacking on gluten free treats, entertaining/loving children and lots of belly rubs. When not on the job, Josie likes to go camping with Jean. She has been named J.C. Grant Company’s favorite employee!

Furry friends on the job: Abby from Barnhardt Jewelers

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Introducing Abby! Abby accompanies Debbie Barnhardt Basinger to work at Barnhardt Jewelers in Spencer, North Carolina. Since she was just a pup, Abby has worked as the “therapy dog” at the store giving love and snuggles to each employee on a daily basis (pictured is Barnhardt’s sales and marketing manager Elysia getting her daily snuggle). The affectionate Poodle came from the mountains and loves to tree squirrels when not on the job.

Furry friends on the job: Bo is the store greeter/sales associate for Anderson Jewelers

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This little bundle of cuteness is Bo! Bo is a 10 pound, four-year-old mixed breed rescue. He is proud to hold the position of store greeter/sales associate for Savannah, Georgia-based Anderson Jewelers. Bo knows how to close a sale and prefers stylish ties over cash as a bonus for exceeding his goals. Customers absolutely adore him and simply can’t refuse his snaggle tooth smile which he uses to seal the deal!

Furry friends on the job: Berger Bee Einstein at Metal Marketplace International

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Introducing Berger Bee Einstein. He is the Toy Poodle of Tony and Suzanne Acquaviva. Berger Bee occasionally accompanies Tony to work at Metal Marketplace International, but his primary job is modeling for the company. Perhaps you’ve seen him before featured in ads in this and other industry publications. But he’s not just another pretty face. Tony says Berger Bee is a very smart dog.