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 Marley from Wilsons Workwear in Kilmarnock, Scotland

Full name: Marley McLellan

Breed: American labrador

Age: Two years old (he turns three in September)

Time at company: Two years

Job title: Wilsons Workwear’s packing assistant

Job description: Keeping morale up.

Special skills: His skills are definitely sleeping and eating treats.

Favourite colour: Dark green, as it is the colour of his favourite bed.