Best Dog-friendly coworking office spaces in Melbourne
Working from home over the past couple of years has definitely changed things up! For many, we've gotten use to working with our furry-companions by our side! Luckily our prayers are slowly being answered with dog-friendly coworking spaces becoming increasingly popular and encouraging canines to become a part of office culture.
For those of you who are looking to move into a new office or even just need a fresh space (that isn’t your bed or couch!), here are some coworking spaces that allow – if not encourage – you to bring your four-legged office worker.
CBD, Collingwood, Cremorne, South Melbourne, South Yarra
The Commons is a creative workspace designed to keep you focused and to spark your creativity. Every element of their spaces was mindfully created with the intention to support businesses and individuals connect and thrive. Naturally, this includes the option to bring your dog to work with you every single day. The Commons have various locations throughout Melbourne and even a space in Sydney.
Find out more about The Commons here.
92 Rupert St, Collingwood
The Hive Collingwood is a converted warehouse that has been refurbished into a beautiful open space with an abundance of natural light. These offices have been purposefully designed for freelancers, entrepreneurs and start-ups. The Hive is located in the heart of Collingwood’s creative community, and sits amongst some excellent cafes and bars, such as Allpress Espresso, Rupert on Rupert and Streat. The best news is that everyday at The Hive is bring your dog to work day!
Find out more about The Hive here.
Southern Cross, Collins St, Parliament Station, Flinders St
Hub Australia offers premium coworking and office spaces. The Hub workspaces have been designed to support your working lifestyle with on-site fitness studios, cafes, photography studios, podcast studios and more. In order to bring your furry coworker with you to the office, all you have to do is book a doggy day pass online!
Find out more about Hub Australia here.
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245 St Kilda Rd, St Kilda
CoWork Me is a coworkspace for entrepreneurs, freelancers and small businesses to work together - and you’re welcome to bring your pooch to the office too. While you work and network, your four-legged friend can socialise with the other office dogs!
Find out more about CoWork Me here.
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Carlton, Collingwood, Hawthorn, Richmond, South Melbourne
With various locations across Melbourne's inner suburbs, CreativeCubes.Co offers workspaces designed to create collaborative communities with culture and provide a platform for all people to build their business. And of course pooches are most welcome to bring their playful and positive influence to workspace.
Find out more about CreativeCubes.Co here.
Image credit: @creativecubesco
Balaclava & St Kilda
Engine House is a convenient coworking space designed to help you think, work, create and grow, while working alongside some of Melbourne’s most respected businesses and creative minds. It's industrial and typically Melbourne-esque buildings are of course very pet-friendly.
Find out more about Engine House here.
Image credit: @enginehouseco
Prior to bringing your dog to these offices, be sure to contact the coworking space first so that they may approve your pet.
We hope this list helps you to find the perfect space to work alongside your furry best friend!