Piling on perks for pets

 
By Connie Orcutt • Published: October 1st, 2016
Category: Animal Airwaves
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You’ve probably heard about the perks offered by companies to entice prospective employees, especially those sought-after Millennials. Well, if you have a pet, you might want to listen to this one.

Some employers are offering pet health insurance in order to draw in applicants. While many companies continue to chip away at health benefits for humans, they’re adding on coverage for critters at record rates. In fact, about 5,000 companies in the United States are offering pet insurance, making this employee benefit the most rapidly-growing one around.

So if you’re looking for a job as well as a way to help cover veterinary expenses, you may be able to go online and search for employers that could give you both.