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PetSmart fires employee who brought dog to work

By jim Published: January 20, 2010

PetSmart fired employee Eric Favetta for "theft of services" after he parked Gizmo, his 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, in the store's doggie daycare facility.

A PetSmart employee since July 2008, Favetta was fired from his job at the Secaucus store last month for "theft of service." The alleged "theft" occurred during an overnight shift Favetta worked as a favor to his manager.

Favetta brought his dog, Gizmo, to work with him, and the dog stayed in the store’s doggie day care facility — which at the time was not manned by any other employee — while Favetta prepared the store for a special showing to potential business partners.

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