Encourage your colleagues, followers, and friends to bring their best, furry pals with them on International Take Your Dog to Work Day.

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Celebrate our canine companions on Take Your Dog to Work Day

Celebrated on the first Friday after Father’s day, Take Your Dog to Work day is a way to appreciate the friendship and companionship we get from our faithful pets. It’s a day for  employees bring their dogs to the office or support their local animal shelter by encouraging pet adoption. Whether you’re a manger, business owner or just an avid supporter of this campaign, you can spread the word and encourage its message with cute and attractive social media posts made in Canva.

Creating social media graphics in Canva is amazingly easy. To start with, you’ve got an amazing library of layouts of to choose from and intuitive, drag and drop design tools to customize them. With Canva, creating pawesome designs will never be ruff.

Create pawesome social media graphics in 5 minutes.

  1. Create a new Canva account to get started with your own Take Your Dog to Work Day social media designs.
  2. Choose from our library of professionally created templates.
  3. Upload your own photos or choose from over 1 million stock images.
  4. Fix your images, add stunning filters and edit text.
  5. Save and share.

Personalize your social media designs in a few clicks

  1. Change the images. Upload your own images or choose from our stock library of over 1 million photographs, graphics and illustrations.
  2. Change the fonts. Choose from over 130 fresh fonts.
  3. Change the background. Choose a background from our library or use an image.
  4. Change the colors. Change the color of your text boxes and text to add extra flair.

Begin with a pug-tacular design template from Canva

No need to start from scratch! If you don’t have a design background or have no time to create a social graphic from scratch, just browse through our templates and find a design you like. Our pre-made templates are designed by professionals and are fully customizable so you can simply pick one and use it as is or use it as a guide to create a unique design.

Once you have selected a template, access our suite of editing tools and library of design elements from your Canva dashboard to customize your social graphic. Edit the text and fonts, change the colors or move around the elements. Feel free to inject a bit of your own creative flair to your design!

Find the fur-fectly cute photos and images in Canva

The paw-tastic advantage of designing in Canva is that you don’t need to look far to find images and photos for your social media designs. Just type in a few keywords like “cute puppies” or “funny dogs” and hit enter to find free and premium images you can use. At just $1 a pop, premium images will never break the bank.

Want to feature your own lovely puppy? Uploading and using your own photos is free! Head to the uploads folder, click on the green ‘Upload your own images’ button and choose any JPEG, PNG or SVG file on your computer.

Include beautiful typography with your social media graphic

Canva has over 130 free fonts you can use–from informal Sans Serif typefaces to more formal Serif fonts and fun script fonts. Whichever style you want to use, you can easily create amazing typography. If you find font pairing a mysterious art, no worries! You’ll find ready-made font combinations under the Text tab, ready to be added to your design and edited with a customized message.

Canva also lets you design on the go with our apps for both iOS and Android. They’re free to download from the App Store or Google Play.

Post your design straight to your social media accounts

When you’re done with your design,  you can share your work of art straight to your Facebook oand Twitter accounts right from Canva. To share your design, click on the ‘Share’ button found on the right-hand side of your editor toolbar. If you need to download your design as an image or PDF file, click the ‘Download’ button and choose the best format for your needs–JPEG, PNG or a print-ready PDF file.

FAQ

How much do I have to pay for a design in Canva?

Designing a social graphic in Canva is free! We have pre-made templates created by professional designers so you don’t have to create a design from scratch. Customizing our templates only takes a few minutes with our user-friendly drag-and-drop editor.

Our design elements, such as graphics, photos, and illustrations, are free to use in your design. We also have premium images that are priced at just $1 and you don’t have to pay a recurring fee when you publish your design.

How do I add other design elements to my selected template?

Canva has a library of over a million stock photos, graphics and illustrations right at your disposal! Simple browse through our library and select the design element that you want to add to your design. Set the design element into place, resize, adjust or edit the colors.

Most of the images are free but we also have $1 photos. If you choose a $1 photo, you don’t need to pay a recurring fee when you publish your design.

Can another give another person editing access to my design?

If you’re collaborating on a design or want to get feedback from colleagues or friends, you can send them an editable link. Go to the ‘Share’ feature on the top right of the editor and select ‘Share/email as an editable design’. They will then be able to access your design in their personal Canva account. They will be able to edit your design using Canva’s suite of tools as well as upload their own images or graphics.