Animal Bailee Insurance Coverage
Coverage in the event you are legally liable for injuries or damages sustained by an animal in your care, custody, or control.
Benefits of Animal Bailee Coverage from PCI
With PCI, you can feel confident in the protection our policies offer. Animal bailee insurance coverage is automatically included in every policy, with optional higher limits available for businesses that need it. PCI makes it easy to customize your pet care insurance online—at any time, in any place, on any device. Animal Bailee insurance coverage benefits include:
- No Deductible
- Easily upgrade policy with higher limits
- Extends policy coverages to injuries, damages, or death of animals in your care
Coverage Details & Limits
The most your policy will pay in a 12 month policy period for bodily injury and property damage claims that you become legally obligated to pay due to your business services.
The maximum amount your policy will pay in a 12-month period for bodily injury and property damage claims that result from the products you use to perform your services.
The amount that your policy will pay for claims arising out of one or more of the following offenses:
- False arrest, detention or imprisonment
- Malicious prosecution
- Wrongful eviction or wrongful entry
- Oral or written publications that slander or libel a person or organization
- Oral or written publication or material that violates a person’s right of privacy
- The use of another’s advertising idea in your advertisement
The maximum your policy will pay for a bodily injury or property damage claim that you become legally obligated to pay due to your business services.
Applies to damage by fire to premises rented to the insured; also applies to damage regardless of cause to premises (including contents) occupied by the insured for 7 days or less.
Any One Premises
A general liability coverage that reimburses others, without regard to the insured’s liability, for medical or funeral expenses incurred by such persons as a result of bodily injury or death sustained by accident under the conditions specified in the policy.
Any One Person
This provides your pet business with coverage in the event that you are legally liable for injuries or damages sustained by an animal in your care, custody, or control.
This provides coverage for medical expenses—regardless of who is at fault—for a client’s pet in your care, custody, or control.
If you were to lose the keys to a client’s residence, this coverage could help you manage the cost of installing new locks or having the building rekeyed.
* Please note these are brief definitions of coverage. Your policy may be more restrictive in its language. Refer to the actual policy for a complete description of coverages and exclusions.
Animal Bailee Coverage
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Animal Bailee Insurance FAQ
Bailee coverage is additional protection for your business in the event of injury, death, or damages caused by an animal in your care, custody, or control. Coverage for animal bailee starts at $5,000 per occurrence, up to $10,000 for the policy year. You can even select higher limits to better suit your business practices.
Yes, it is so important for running your pet care business that we include it in all base policies. We include a $5,000 per occurrence / $10,000 per policy term coverage on each policy. There are higher limits available—which we suggest purchasing if your business practices include dog walking in public spaces, professional grooming services, and pet training.
Consider the surroundings, possible risks, and amount of furry clients you are caring for when you select the limit that best fits your business.
Our base coverage is free and included in every policy.
For higher limits, those are as follows:
- $10,000 per Occurrence / $20,000 per Policy Year (+$19.00/ annually)
- $15,000 per Occurrence / $30,000 per Policy Year (+$29.00/ annually)
We believe in making coverage affordable, so you can feel confident opting into the right amount of animal bailee coverage your business needs.
Animal bailee insurance is included with each general liability policy we sell. If you already have a policy with PCI, you can increase your limits easily through your online portal.
All pet professional policies should carry animal bailee insurance coverage! This is why we include standard coverage on every policy. From groomers to pooper scoopers, every pet care business deserves to be protected from claims.
If you need to increase your bailee insurance limits on a current PCI policy, simply follow the steps below.
- Login to PetCareIns.com
- Under the “Manage Policies” box, select “Change Policy Options”
- Scroll down to Animal Bailee, click it to unfold your options
- Select the level of coverage you need and then “Purchase Selected Options”
It is easy to update and add coverage at any time to your general liability policy for pet professionals. Please give us a call if you have questions about adding additional coverage to your policy.
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