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Who's helping you telework during COVID-19?
Characteristics: Gnocchi doesn't know why everyone is home since March, but he gets double walks and treats, so he doesn't ask questions.
Co-worker: Hayden Wisely, Neurology Resident
Albus, Boxer / English Bulldog
- Characteristics: He’s a 70lb lap dog who doesn’t understand the concept of personal space. He loves when his humans telework because that means more attention...and snacks
- Co-worker: Tara Ring, IM Resident
- Age: 2 years
- Characteristics: Hopes his barber shop opens up again soon for a 'real' haircut.
- Co-worker: Matt Lutynski, Deputy DETR
Thor, Great Dane
- Age: 4 years, 9 months
- Characteristics: Thor tries his best to social distance. He's able to stay away from your face about 1 inch now vs. touching your face!
- Co-worker: Ashley James, Resuscitative Medicine
Merry & Pippin, American Shorthair/ Marmalade & White
- Age: 1
- Characteristics: When not conserving their energy, these two practice good paw-washing hygiene and supervise the humans.
- Co-worker: Ann Holman, Library Director
Cocoa, Australian Labradoodle
Characteristics: My four-legged officemate watches over to make sure emails are sent and coffee is hot!
Co-worker: Maureen Petersen, Chief, Graduate Medical Education
Mordecai (aka Mouthy Momo), Miniature American Shepherd
- Age: 4
- Characteristics: Extremely opinionated and highly motivated by food.
- Co-worker: Brandan Carroll, Library Technician
- Age: 5 years
- Characteristics: Rowdy likes to voice his opinion when his co-worker is on a teleconference!
- Co-worker: Connor Witty, OMFS resident
SSGT Truman, Chocolate Lab
- Age: 5
- Characteristics: He misses all his friends at WRNMMC. He can't wait to come back!
- Co-worker: Harvey Naranjo, Adaptive Sports Specialist
Waffles, American Shorthair/orange furball
- Age: 5
- Characteristics: Waffles enjoys chasing birds, sitting in sunny windows, and napping on his humans' feet while they work.
- Co-worker: Emily Shohfi, Clinical Librarian
Milo, Dachshund mix
- Age: 11
- Characteristics: Likes to shimmy upside down across the carpet.
- Co-worker: Sarah Clarke, Medical Librarian
Charlie Girl the Cockapoo & Xerxes, the Persian Cat
- Age: 11 months & 6 years old
- Characteristics: We like to lick Mom while she is making telederm calls!
- Co-worker: Elizabeth Taylor, Dermatology Resident
Ursa, Lab/Retriever mix
- Age: 10 years
- Co-worker: Mark Nau, Pulm Crit Care Fellow
SSgt Dillon, HM1 Sully H.W Bush and HN "Recruit" Luke, WRNMMC Facility Dogs
- Ages: Old enough to know better but young enough to make you smile.
- Characteristics: This steadfast team misses visiting people, but hope that someone will start streaming old episodes of Lassie.
- Co-worker: Amy O'Connor, Project Manager for ACoS
Mulder (aka Freebie), Cocker Spaniel
- Age: 14 years
- Characteristics: He is calm under pressure; soft and silky and has the most tender eyes
- Co-worker: Carmen De La Hoz, Staff Nurse, DHO
Many thanks to our friends at the USU LRC, who had this idea in the first place! Check out their page.
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