Whether it’s pedigree pups or mangy mutts, decorators’ dogs are valued members of staff at embroidery and print shops from Barking to Furness. This month we have Mr Kidogo from Cornwall Screenprint & Embroidery in St Austell, Cornwall

How cool! Mr Kidogo catches some early morning waves before heading to work to greet customers

Full name: Mr Kidogo (Swahili for little, but he didn’t stay as little as we hoped!)

Breed: Cornish Jack Russell cross with a Petterdale Terrier

Age: Three years old

Time at company: Started his apprenticeship as a six-month-old pup

Job title: Meeter and greeter

Job description: Mr Kidogo must meet all customers as soon as the door bell chimes

Special skills: Sniffing out sandwich boxes and rolling over for immense amounts of ‘tickle tum’. He also enjoys surfing in his spare time and is looking forward to the summer

Favourite colours: The black and gold of Cornwall, as he is proud to be Cornish


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