It’s time to expand your family, and you’re excited to bring home this bundle of joy. But it’s not a baby we’re talking about—it’s a fur baby, the dog or cat making you a pet parent for the first time. And like any new parent, you need some time off to acclimate to the situation.
After all, walks, house training, and play time take a lot of time. And that’s why some offices are offering “pawternity” leave, paid time off to spend with your new puppy or cat, reports show.