Monday, May 23, 2016

Paw-ternity Leave?

Paw-ternity Leave: Will This UK Pet Parent Trend Make Its Way To The States?

 When the New York Post ran an article stating that "Pet Owners Deserve Family Leave, Too" it prompted a flurry of responses, especially from pet parents who wondered why they haven't yet been offered time off to take care of their fur babies.  

As it turns out, paw-ternity leave, like maternity leave, gives employees paid time off to take care of their newest family member. But, for now, it appears that this trend is only happening for pet parents in the UK. This news doesn't surprise Cynthia Trumpey, the senior vice president of pet acquisition at Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, who noticed that our friends across the pond tend to start these trends.

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via PetMD

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