Nickname: Prince Caspian, Cappy, Cappers, Boogers, Sweet Boy
Age: 3 years
Human Companion: Kristi
Positions: Official Security Guard of the Matthews Residence, Leader of Morning Walks, Part time Covid-19 Counselor to the Matthews family members
Always getting in trouble with the boss for: Stealing Mom’s hair ties (they taste good) and sneaking in the guest room and jumping in the middle of the pillows to make myself a new bed.
You'd be surprised to know: I get my name from a ghost shape on my back. I'm scared of thunder, tree frogs and fluffy animals.
Age: 9 years
Human Companion: Peter
Position: Chief of Security (mainly from the mailman or squirrels)
Always getting in trouble with the boss for: Sleeping through meetings.
Funny story: I frequently appear over Peter’s shoulder during video meetings.
Age: 3 years
Human Companion: Daniel Parker
Position: Chief Sniffer
Always getting in trouble with the boss for: Not understanding personal space.
You'd be surprised to know: I ran 92 races during my previous career in Florida.
Age: 5 years
Human Companion: Matt Abele
Position: Director of Destruction
Always getting in trouble with the boss for: Ripping up her canine brother Poncho’s dog toys!
You’d be surprised to know: I’ve traveled through 20 states with my human on our way to California and back! I’m a west coast pup that loves sun bathing on the beach!
Nickname: Stella Luna
Age: 2 (ish) years
Human Companion: Laura
Always getting in trouble with the boss for: Wanting to play while boss is on Skype calls.
Funny story: I was afraid to swim so "boss" encouraged me until my fear was overcome. Now I LOVE to "swim" but, um, can't really swim much. There are lots of cases of "boss" jumping in water to retrieve me.
Lesson: If dog is reluctant to swim, don't teach them.
Age: 4 months
Human Companion: Ian
Position: Puppy food distribution warehouse manager
Work Schedule: On call 24/7 (but never returns calls)
Favorite thing about coming to work: Belly rubs from my Daddy.
You'd be surprised to know: I have learned to slow down at mealtime since I was surprised with a puzzle bowl. I have been adapting well to this change, and it has been interesting to see me gain efficiencies in food retrieval techniques such as knocking a full cup of food to the floor and out of server’s hand before it reaches the bowl! #puppystrategy101
Milo and Luna
Nickname: My and Loon
Age: 1 year
Human Companion: Jerry
Milo: Shower Water Quality Assessor
Luna: Assistant Bedsheet Changer and Inspector
Always getting in trouble with the boss for:
Milo: Drinking water out of anything but my water dish.
Luna: Waking the house up at 3 am to play.
Funny story: When we first arrived to Jerry's home as kittens, we found a tiny hole under the lower kitchen cabinets that Jerry was unaware of, and we climbed in. Jerry thought he was going to have to cut a hole in the cabinets to get us out. Even a fresh can of cat food wouldn't entice us to come out. Jerry finally persuaded us out with a can of tuna.
Age: 9 months
Human Companion: Kristi
Positions: Classroom Pet for the Matthews Virtual Schoolhouse
Always getting in trouble with the boss for: Stinking up the house and throwing my bedding into my water bowl.
You'd be surprised to know: I give my owners high fives before breakfast and dinner, and I can read.
Nickname: Mugsy, Mugsalicious, Mr. Mugsy Muggs
Age: 1.5 years
Human Companion: Roxanne McDonough
Job/Positions: Mobile Shadow, Gold medal winner in the Tripping sport, Industrial Drool Glue Product Supplier
Always getting in trouble with the boss for: his complete and blatant disregard for EVERY personal space webinar he attends.
You'd be surprised to know: I am not a Pit Bull! I am an American Bulldog!
Human Companion: Daniel Brookshire
Position: Food on floor vacuum
Always getting in trouble with the boss for: Eating crayons, candles, Play Doh, gross things, and anything potentially edible really.
You'd be surprised to know: I look like I'm part corgi but my DNA test found no Corgi and that I'm mostly Labrador.
Age: 2ish years
Human Companion: Sarah
Position: Schedule keeper/alarm clock, morale booster
Always getting in trouble with the boss for: Trying to steal the coffee (which could explain why she keeps falling asleep on conference calls).
You'd be surprised to know: I howl with my humans whenever I hear sirens! Even once the siren noise dies down, I sing back and forth with them to my heart's content. We are pretty sure our neighbors are quite impressed.
Tucker and Louie
Nickname: Jabba the Gut and Lucifer
Age: 2 years
Human Companion: Hannah and the rest of the Budds family
Louie: Chief Kitchen Cabinet Security Guard
Tucker: Head of Bird and Lizard Watch Operations
You'd be surprised to know: Brothers who are fearful of all, trusting of no one
(except Hannah when she’s not annoying us)