Kai the shelter dog gets the job done at White Gum Valley business


Business as usual: Kai in his usual position at owner Dave Delahunty’s office.
Business as usual: Kai in his usual position at owner Dave Delahunty’s office.

KAI has shown up to work in his White Gum Valley office almost every day for more than 10 years.

Nothing strange at all about that. Except that Kai is a dog.

EHDO Architecture co-director Dave Delahunty adopted the now 13-year-old Kai from the Dogs Refuge Home in 2006 and his four-legged friend has accompanied him to work ever since.

“He’s been by my side pretty much every day since I adopted him from the Shenton Park refuge as an unwanted and abandoned youngster and since then he’s been the most devoted companion,” he said.

“He’s a real ambassador for the love and loyalty that rescue dogs can bring to their owners.”

While it will be business as usual for Mr Delahunty and Kai, other locals can join in the fun during National Take Your Dog to Work Day on June 23.

The annual day aims to raise awareness of the physical and mental health benefits of companion animals to boosting staff morale and decreasing stress.

“We love the idea of National Take Your Dog to Work Day, although our team of architects here at EHDO sees Kai most days, he’s a much-loved member of the office team,” Mr Delahunty said.

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