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 Finlay Thomas from St Mawgan Embroidery Company, Newquay, Cornwall

‘Good day, may I help you?’

Full name: Finlay Thomas – also known as Finlay Foo, Fin for short

Breed: Border terrier

Age: 13 years

Time at company: Founder, forever

Job title: Chief listener and best giver of advice

Job description: Front of house, ‘meet and greet’

Special skills: Always happy, chilled and calm in times of crisis – what crisis? Yawn…..

Favourite colour: Bright Orange 021C, no pastels here, thank you very much


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