Anyone who has experienced getting a puppy knows it can be hard work. Owners often refer to their pets as “fur babies,” which makes a lot of sense considering how much attention puppies require when you first get them.
Puppies need time to settle into their new home and bond with their owners. They’ve probably just been taken from their mothers and introduced to a brand new environment, so there’s likely to be a lot of crying. And that’s before you can even think about house-training.
As it turns out, some companies sympathise with this transition and offer what’s known as “pawternity leave.” In fact, research from Petplan found that 5% of owners have been offered paid leave from their job to adjust to their pet owning duties.
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants in San Francisco offers three days leave, Mars Inc offers one day and flexible hours, California-based software company VMware …
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