NATIONAL WORK LIKE A DOG DAY – August 5. NATIONAL WORK LIKE A DOG DAY. The English language is often confusing. “It's a dog's life” refers to dogs being able to laze around and sleep all day, having no worries or issues more pressing than dinner time. HOW TO OBSERVE.
Give colleagues and the boss an occasion to remember when you turn up early and dig in to that work pile with enthusiasm and drive. If that all sounds like too much hard graft, Work Like A Dog Day is also an opportunity to reward those in your life who really do Work Like A Dog.
Fun Holiday – Work Like a Dog Day. August 5 is Work Like a Dog Day, a day to work hard and to reward people who work day and night and are very productive. The unofficial holiday celebrates the English language phrase, working like a dog, meaning to work very hard.