Walmart Launches New Pet Services Including Insurance
WALMART LAUNCHES NEW PET SERVICES INCLUDING INSURANCE
(CNN) – Walmart is expanding in an effort to meet the needs of pet owners.
The retailer will now offer pet insurance and pet care services like dog-walking and pet sitting.
Walmart cites soaring adoption rates as a result of the coronavirus pandemic as part of its reason for the new offerings.
The new insurance plans offer coverage for veterinary fees due to accidents, injury or illness including chronic and hereditary conditions.
The retail giant says the new insurance program also makes it easy for customers to file claims and schedule appointments.
Walmart, which already has a growing assortment of premium and specialty pet products, says it aims to serve customers where they shop.