Man sitting beside sofa with laptop and his dog beside him and a notebook on his lap Employers who want to retain and attract talent will need to go beyond basic benefits like pet insurance to support their pet parent employees. (Photo: Shutterstock)

As any pet parent knows, caring for furry loved ones can often be stressful, especially if they feel like they're in it alone. In fact, a recent MetLife and OnePoll survey found that more than half (58%) of pet parents worry about their pet's health more than their own. As pets become more than just "furry friends," but truly a part of the family, many are looking to their employer for benefits that can protect their pets.

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