It might be their tail-wagging optimism or by-your-side loyalty, but studies show that dogs have a calming effect on people, reducing blood pressure and lowering stress — reason enough to let them tag along to the office. And when you're rich or famous or powerful (or a combination of all three), no one is going to try to stop you! Here, a pack of high-profile people who brought their pooches to work. (Pictured: David Duchovny and his dog on the set of "The X-Files.")Bettmann/Bettmann Archive President Roosevelt and his Scottish Terrier, Fala, during a press conference, 1940. New York Times Co./Getty Images Writer E. B. White and his dachshund, Minnie, at the New Yorker magazine offices, circa 1948.
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