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Pet insurance is the ‘in vogue’ voluntary employee benefit

November 16, 2023

Via: HR Dive

When it comes to those furry — and not so furry — members of the family, workers are seeing more options than ever for benefits from their employers.

And it’s not just dogs and cats. Under Nationwide’s pet insurance plans, for example, employees can cover birds, pot-bellied pigs and pet chickens (emphasis on “pet”). Fish, the company told HR Dive, are not included.

“Not every pet has four legs,” said David Hurley, director of sales of voluntary benefits for member/specialty groups at Nationwide Pet.

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