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 Eric from Sabur Ink Systems, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Eric was torn: chase the cat or finish off the sarnies?

Full name: Eric Preddy

Breed: Border terrier

Age: 2 years old

Time at company: 12 months

Job title: Barking attendant

Job description: General guarding of the building from any cats and random noises, and finishing off any lunches

Special skills: Scaring off cats and small animals, sleeping through any amount of noise!

Favourite colour: Pantone 100, which is the colour of Eric’s favourite meal: scrambled eggs


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