It’s no secret that being around pets offers so many health benefits. It can boost mood, improve mental health, and increase productivity. It can even make one a happier person.

The same benefits can be experienced at work. If you are a veterinarian or you’re helping out in a vet clinic, you probably already know those things are true. Even if veterinary work is hard, seeing pets get better makes work so worth it.

If you need additional reasons to be around pets, check out these 30 people and the cutest pets they’ve met at work.