Mandy is a purebred Dalmatian known as a Lemon Dalmatian. Although not common, the coloring is a result of a recessive "e" gene. Pictured here at 8-months of age, Mandy was adopted from a local animal protection group called the Clarington Pet Connection that rescued her from an abusive environment.
If you're scratching your head wondering why there's a dog in the workplace, you might be surprised to know that it's more common than people realize. There are a number of corporations which have policies regarding dogs at work, including such well known companies as Amazon, Excite, Microsoft, Marimba, Netscape, Sony Pictures Studios, RedHerring, and more. For those that want to learn more, Mandy has her own FAQ page.
For links to "Dog Friendly" companies, be sure to review the DogFriendly.com Web site.