Dog Walker Insurance

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Specialist insurance for Dog Walkers

Cover4Dogwalkers dog walker insurance has been created by Weald Insurance Brokers Ltd who have a wealth of experience placing insurance for a wide range of businesses, including affinity groups and specialist schemes. With very competitive premiums and low administration fees, Cover4Dogwalkers dog walker insurance offers broad core coverage alongside value added optional covers for all dog walkers.

Why do I need insurance?

Mistakes happen, and they can result in damage to a third party's property, or even worse, a third party may be seriously injured. Our insurance can help protect you and your dog walker's business when a client makes a claim against you.

What's included?

Our dog walker's insurance policy is one of the widest available and automatically includes:

  • Public Liability
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Non Negligent Emergency Vets Fees Cover Up To £2,000
  • Pet Sitting
  • Pet Boarding up to 20% of your income
  • Money Cover
  • Loss of Keys
  • Advertising & Reward
  • Pet Taxi Cover
  • Legal Expenses

Cover is also available for:

  • Employer's Liability
As our dog walker insurance is underwritten by RSA you can have confidence that each policy is backed by one of the most respected and experienced insurers in the UK. RSA is a leading international specialty insurance group with offices in the United Kingdom. They have financial ratings of A (Strong) by Standard & Poor's and A2 (Good Security) by Moody's Investors Service.

Cover4Dogwalkers is a trading style of Weald Insurance Brokers Ltd who are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and a member of the British insurance brokers association. Our details on the FCA register can be found by clicking here FCA Register. Visit our website for more information.


Free Money Cover

Free Legal Expenses Cover

Free Non Negligence Cover

Free Loss of Keys Cover

Free Advertising & Reward Cover

Civil Liability cover includes Public & Products Liability, Libel and Slander and Professional Indemnity insurances.
  • Public Liability cover can help to protect you against the cost of claims which may be made against you if you negligently cause injury to someone else, or loss or damage to their property, through your actions while you are working as a dog walker
  • Products Liability cover can help to protect you against the cost of claims which may be made against you if you negligently cause injury to someone else, or loss or damage to their property, through products which you may supply to them in the course of your dog walking
  • Libel and Slander cover can help to protect you against claims where you are alleged to have defamed another person, either in writing or orally while you are working as a dog walker. The limit for this part of the cover is £25,000.
  • Professional Indemnity cover can help protect you if claims are brought against you for compensation if you cause harm to another as a result of your professional advice, tuition, or otherwise in the performance of your professional duties as a dog walker
If an employee is injured or becomes ill as a result of the work they do for you, they may claim compensation from you. Employer's liability insurance will enable you to meet the cost of compensation for your employees' injuries or illness, as well as costs which may be incurred in defending a claim brought against you. If you are not sure if you require this cover, more details can be found in our FAQ - "Do I need employers' liability insurance"
Pet Sitting cover is designed to cover you for looking after a pet either at the home of the owner or in your own home.
You are automatically covered for picking up and dropping off the pet you are looking after. In addition to this our policy also covers you if you offer a service whereby you transport a pet to another location for the owner.
Where dog walkers, pet taxi operators and pet sitters are given access to the owners property, there is the possibility that keys will be lost, resulting in the need to replace the keys and locks. Cover is included up to a limit of £750 per claim.
Provides cover for walking a maximum of 6 dogs, including exercising them off the lead.
This policy covers legal and professional fees, costs and expenses up to an aggregate limit of indemnity of up to £100,000 in connection with legal proceedings in respect of any of the following insured incidents:
  • Disputes with Employees.
  • Employment Awards.
  • Criminal Proceedings Defence Cover.
  • Property Legal Protection.
Cover is provided up to £2,000 for emergency vets fees whether you are found to be negligent or not. This allows you to get emergency treatment for the animal in your care, custody and control, without worrying about whether the claim will be paid or not.

The following excesses apply to your policy as a whole regardless of the specific cover you have selected. For full details of these please read your Policy Wording/Schedule.

Item Excess
Public/Products Liability - Any One Event £250
Loss of Customer Keys £50
Veterinary Treatment £100
Professional Indemnity £250
Pet Boarding cover up to 20% of your income.

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Premium £53.30
Insurance Premium Tax @ 6% £3.30
Administration Fee £1.50
Total Payable (per year) £63.30

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