Academic, from Rome's La Sapienza University, took two days off to care for dog
Institution took her to court after she tried to claim the days as paid sick leave
She won after judge ruled caring for pet qualified as 'family personal reasons'
Animal rights charity which helped in case said it paves the way for animals to be legally recognised as full members of the family
Published: 13:06 BST, 12 October 2017 | Updated: 18:25 BST, 12 October 2017
Source : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4973666/Italian-academic-granted-time-care-sick-DOG.html