AKC Pet Insurance Celebrates National “Bring Your Dog to Work” Day with New “Dogs to Work” Program – InsuranceNewsNet

RALEIGH, North Carolina (PRWEB) June 24, 2022

AKC Pet Insurance (guaranteed by Independence American insurance company), celebrates National Take Your Dog to Work Day by launching Dogs to Work, a program to help employers create a dog-friendly workplace.

During the pandemic, the number of pet owners has increased, leading to an increase in demand for pet benefits. One of the most sought-after perks(1) when employees return to the office is being able to bring their dog to work. Dogs at Work provides employers with the tools and resources to make their offices dog-friendly and reap the benefits of increased employee morale, higher retention and recruitment rates, and increased productivity. and collaboration in the workplace.

“Dogs are an integral part of our lives and they have even become our favorite co-workers over the past few years. We want to make National Bring Your Dog to Work Day a daily event and have created Dogs at Work to help employers to make it a reality,” said Kent StreetPresident of PetPartnerswho administers AKC Pet Insurance. “Our offices have been pet-friendly for years and we’ve seen the joy this has brought to our employees. We’re excited to share our experience and success with more businesses through this program.”

The Dogs at Work program offers employers a step-by-step guide that includes:

  • Checklist for Determining If Being Dog-Friendly Is a Good Choice

  • Sample survey to gauge employee interest
  • Set of Guidelines for Establishing a Committee and Obtaining Owner Approval
  • Employee application, including education and health requirements
  • Additional program materials, including dog-free zone signs, office rules, etc.

If you are interested in implementing Dogs at Work in your office, visit AKC Pet Insurance.


(1) https://employers.builtin.com/report-2021-candidate-insights/

About American Kennel Club

Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a nonprofit organization that maintains the largest purebred dog registry in the world and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in United States. The AKC is dedicated to maintaining the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs, and breeding for type and function. With its more than 5,000 chartered and member clubs and affiliated organizations, the AKC champions the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and welfare, strives to protect the rights of all dog owners and promotes responsible dog ownership. . Over 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred and mixed dogs are held each year under AKC rules and regulations, including conformation, agility, obedience, rallying, tracking , herding, lure racing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and earth dog tests. Organizations affiliated with the AKC include the AKC Humanitarian Fund, AKC Canine Health FoundationAKC Reunite, and the AKC Dog Museum. For more information, visit http://www.akc.org.

AKC, American Kennel Clubthe American Kennel Club seal and design, and all related marks and logos are trademarks, registered trademarks and service marks of The American Kennel Club, Inc.

About PetPartners, Inc.

PetPartners provides pet health insurance in all 50 states of United Statessubscribed by Independence American Insurance Company (in WA, by American Pet Insurance Company). Since 2003, PetPartners has been the exclusive provider of pet health insurance protection for enrollees of the American Kennel Club through the AKC Pet Insurance brand. In 2004, PetPartners has been selected by the Cat Fanciers’ Association, the largest purebred cat registry, to provide health insurance to CFA registrants. Founded by Mr. John D. Spurlingone of Britain’s leading pet insurance innovators who remains a member of its board of directors, PetPartners became a member of The IHC group (NYSE: IHC) in 2017.

About AKC Pet Insurance

AKC Pet Insurance is the name used by PetPartners to offer and administer insurance plans and is neither a American Kennel Club a business or an insurance company. American Kennel Club does not offer, administer, solicit, market or sell any insurance plan. The insurance is underwritten and issued by Independence American Insurance Companyrated A- (Excellent) by AM Best Company (in WA, by American Pet Insurance Company). The insurance plans are offered and administered by PetPartners, Inc., an approved agency. For more information, visit http://www.akcpetassurance.com.

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