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Do I need dog sitting insurance ?

Dog sitting insurance is designed to cover your liabilities when you are looking after a pet. This can be at your home or the home of the owner. Whether you actually own a pet sitting business, or simply do a little minding part-time, you should consider taking out public liability insurance. 

As a pet minder, an in-home pet boarder or animal minder you are always responsible for the safety of your guest animals and for their actions. You will not only need to care for precious pets and be responsible for the pets behavior in public, in addition you will also be responsible for a client’s home possessions and their house keys. 

Pet sitting insurance will normally provide cover for the following:

  • Public Liability : will cover for such things as a dog that you are walking nipping a member or other damage to property.
  • Care Custody and Control :  This type of cover will cover veterinary bills up to an agreed limit whilst also proving cover should you happen to lose a dog.
  • Key Cover : in the ever-growing market of dog minding, insurance for the loss or theft of keys is rapidly becoming increasingly popular. If you should you lose the keys to a client's property this benefit covers the cost of replacement keys and locks.
  • Employers Liability  : This is mandatory if you employ staff of any kind paid, unpaid, full or part time.
  • Professional indemnity : This is a protection that will cover you should damages occur as a result of being negligent in your service or advice

How much will dog sitting insurance cost?

This will be dependent on a number of factors that are used to access your risk of making a claim or claims. Having built up a good history of no claims will put you in a favorable position. However, if you are a start up business this will not help as you have no proven no claims history. Whilst you need to insure you have a good level of dog sitting insurance be careful not to over insure. Over insurance is when you include things in your policy that you will never need, the opposite, under insurance is when gaps exist in your policy.  If in doubt of what you need, take advice from your broker. Some of the key elements that  will impact the cost of your pet business insurance policy include:

The cost of dog sitting or boarding insurance will depend on each individual's requirements. However, on average, expect to pay GBP125 upwards for a good level of cover. The key factors that play a role in determining the costs of pet groomers insurance include the following:

  • Your annual turnover which is related to business size.
  • How much cover do you need, can you increase the excess and thus reduce the premium?
  • Do you have staff?
  • You trading and claims history.
  • Where in the UK you are based or post code 
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