Whether it’s pedigree pups or mangy mutts, decorators’ dogs are valued members of staff at embroidery and print shops from Barking to Furness. Meet Woody from I Want Workwear in Telford, Shropshire

Full name: Woody Hedley

Breed: Red labrador

Age: 11 years old

Time at company: 11 years

Job title: Head of HR

Job description: Human resources: his main role is to make customers feel all warm inside.

Special skills: He loves to listen.

Favourite colour: PMS 282 C – company branding