Lauren Alaina & Her Pup Prissy: A Day in the Life

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June 21 is "Take Your Dog to Work Day" and American Idol runner up Lauren Alaina is celebrating the national pastime early!

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During a special appearance on the show that launched her into the public eye, the 18-year-old season-ten alum incorporated her precious Shih Tzu Prissy in all of her activities for the day, save for an on-stage performance of her latest single, Barefoot and Buckwild.

Click the video for an exclusive look at Lauren and her dog Prissy behind the scenes of American Idol!

Through its #PetsAtWork initiative, Purina is encouraging other companies to join this movement by participating in "National Bring Your Pet to Work Day" on Friday, June 21, 2013, which helps bring awareness to adopt and save pets. For more information, visit www.petsatwork.com.