Voluntary benefits are moving beyond offering protection for employees and their families. They are now including protection for employees’ pets. While only 1 percent of domestic pets are currently covered by insurance, the increasing costs of veterinarian visits and increase in home ownership will continue to drive this trend.


North American Pet Health Insurance Association. (2015). NAPHIA State of the Industry Report 2015. Retrieved from https://www.naphia.org/industry/research-and-reports/

Cook, Dan. (2015, April 24). Big growth expected for pet insurance. BenefitsPro. Retrieved from http://www.benefitspro.com/2015/04/24/big-growth-expected-for-pet-insurance

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