Guide: Bringing Pets into the Family of Benefits

Jun 5, 2024

The traditional definition of “family” has evolved. Today, families come in all shapes and sizes, including those with furry, feathered, or scaly members. That’s why HR leaders at top brands like Adobe, 1Password, Coca Cola Beverages Northeast, and Dayforce are embracing benefits that recognize and support the diverse makeup of modern families. 

As more employees consider their pets as part of their family, offering pet-related benefits can not only enhance their work-life balance but also foster a more loyal, motivated, and satisfied workforce. Embracing these innovative benefits is a strategic move for forward-thinking HR leaders aiming to create a more inclusive and supportive workplace culture.

Download the Bringing Pets into the Family of Benefits Guide filled with practical frameworks that will help HR leaders dive into the business case for welcoming pets into their benefit strategy to support retention, engagement, and productivity.

Why Pet Benefits?

Organizations that implement pet benefits for their employees see positive gains, such as:

  • 64% of employees said additional pet benefits would increase their desire to stay with the company for the next 12 months
  • 90% of employees in pet-friendly workplaces feel highly connected to their company’s mission, are fully engaged with work, and are willing to recommend their employer to others. 
  • 91% of employees who work for a pet friendly company feel the company supports their mental well-being

Whatever your pet employee benefits goal, this guide will provide the insights and ideas you need to strike the right balance for your unique organization.