Do I need to be insured for my pet business?

Do I need to be insured for my pet business?

Yes. Sometimes pets escape, injure themselves or others; as a business owner if you are held responsible costs could run into thousands. Having insurance provides peace of mind of financial assistance should the worst happen. Pet owners want the best for their pets so safeguarding your business and your clients prized possession is essential.

Our pet professional insurance can cover many pet businesses:

  • Dog walkers
  • Pet sitters
  • Home boarders
  • Pet groomers
  • Pet taxis
  • Pet trainers
  • Pet microchippers

So, what can our professional insurance cover? Included in our core cover, most importantly is public liability. This means that if a member of the public claimed compensation for an injury or damage that was caused by your pet business, public liability can protect you. Another core cover is care, custody and control of animals – negligence cover. This includes cover for injury, illness of loss of an animal whilst in the care of your business.

Why we differ from other insurers is that our professional insurance can be tailored specifically to you and your pet business.

See our optional extra’s below

  • Loss or theft of keys – also includes costs of replacing external door locks.
  • Care, Custody and Control of Animals (Non-negligence cover) – Covers injury, illness or loss of an animal whilst in the care of your business as a result of no negligence on the part of the business
  • Employers Liability – Covers your legal liability to persons working or volunteering on behalf of you and your business
  • Professional Indemnity – Covers your business against claims for loss or damage due to negligent advice, services or breach of professional duty
  • Personal Accident – Covers an individual if they are severely injured or die as a result of an accident whilst working
  • Money – covers against loss or theft
  • Business Equipment – Covers portable tools and business equipment including portable electronic equipment against accidental loss, destruction or damage
  • Business Stock – Covers stock in trade against accidental loss, destruction or damage

British Pet Insurance Services offers a range of pet business cover levels, insuring; dog walkers, pet sitters, pet home boarders, pet groomers, pet trainers, and pet taxis. Public liability up to £5 million plus optional extras — select the level of cover to suit.

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