'Paw-ternity' becomes growing trend with pet owners in Europe

- A new concept called 'Paw-ternity' may be catching on across the pond...

A handful of companies in the U.K. now offer their employees paid time off to take care of their four-legged dependents.

The benefit period can be as short as a few hours to a couple of months, depending on the pet's needs and the company offering leave.

60-percent of people in the U.K. own some kind of pet...

The owner of one British tech company says 'paw-ternity' is actually good for the bottom line, saying if the morale of the staff improves, they want to work harder for you.

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