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 Gustavo from Calder Screen Print in Sowerby Bridge

Full name: Gustavo Smith

Breed: Rottweiler

Age: 17 months

Time at company: One year

Job title: Guard dog/debt collector

Job description: Keeping watch over the factory, and causing mayhem.

Special skills: Decent footballer, good at eating anything and chasing sales reps away.

Favourite colour: Pantone 354c green. Loves to run free on grass.