Woman Is Granted Sick Leave So She Can Look After Her Poorly DOG In Italy After It Is Ruled A Member Of The Family

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

  • By Chris Pleasance for MailOnline

    Published: 13:06 BST, 12 October 2017 | Updated: 18:25 BST, 12 October 2017

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    Source : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4973666/Italian-academic-granted-time-care-sick-DOG.html

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