Further to the Government’s recent announcement restricting the general public from leaving their houses, you will still be covered under your Pet Business Insurance policy as long as you comply with any relevant laws and regulations, and follow any government guidance.
If you have any other questions relating to coronavirus and your policy, please read our FAQ’s by clicking here.
Specialist Insurance for Pet Microchippers
For people working in the pet microchipping business ensuring you have full insurance cover can protect you from a potential outlay should things go wrong.
You’ll generally be in a position of responsibility for the animals in your care, so if they were to be injured, or worse, having the correct cover in place is important.
You can tailor your pet microchipping insurance policy to meet the needs of your business. We can include a range of benefits to suit you and your organisation.
Flexible payment plans are available giving you the option to spread the cost of financial outlay, with policies starting from just £73.59.
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There is no need to take out multiple policies if you are a groomer, sitter and walker, as we cover you for all our activities under one policy. As standard, you are covered for the following business activities with our Pet Business Insurance policy:
- Dog and Cat Grooming (Includes Hand Scissoring, Clipping, Wash and Blow Dry, Hand Stripping, De-Shedding, Nail Cutting, Ear Plucking & Cleaning, Anal Gland Expression) & (EMMI) Tooth Brushing
- Dog Hydrotherapy
- Dog Training
- Dog Walking (For walking up to six dogs)
- Pet Behaviourist
- Pet Boarding
- Pet Microchipping
- Pet Minding
- Pet Sitting
- Pet Taxi
- Pet Transportation
Why choose Protectivity?
Fast & Straightforward Process
We aim to make buying insurance easy, that’s why you can get a quote for our Pet Microchipping Insurance policy and buy your cover in just a few minutes.
14 Activities Covered
As well as microchipping, we include cover for 13 other activities meaning you’re also covered for walking, grooming and more as standard.
Specialists in the Pet Industry
We’re one of the leading providers of insurance for pet microchippers, meaning our experienced team can provide the after-sales support you need.
Excellent Claims Handling
Our specialist claims handlers aim to deal with any claim you have, minor or serious, quickly, without causing disruption to your business.
What's included in our Pet Microchipping Insurance policy?
Our Pet Microchipping Insurance policies include the following benefits as standard:
Your choice of between £1 million and £10 million worth of cover in case of injury or damage to a third party or their property caused by your business’s actions or by an animal in your care.
In the event that you lose a client’s keys, you are covered up to £10,000 for new keys, replacement locks, the cost of re-setting intruder alarms and associated call-out costs.
Care, Custody & Control
Up to £50,000 worth of cover is provided for the animals in your care (up to £25,000 per animal) in the instance of accidental loss, injury, illness or death of that animal in your care, custody or control of that of any of your staff.
Close Family Extension
Your close family members are included under your policy as standard. Therefore, if you employ your husband, wife, son, daughter or any other close family, you do not need to take out Employers’ Liability.
Similar to the Care, Custody and Control benefit, you are also covered for accidental loss, injury, illness or death to an animal in your care during the course of service delivery through no fault of your business.
As standard, we provide £250 worth of cover for your equipment against theft, loss and accidental damage, free of charge. You can increase the protection of your items up to the value of £30,000.
If you have any employees or volunteers in your business you will require Employers’ Liability insurance. Our Employers’ Liability benefit provides £10 million worth of cover, double the minimum legal requirement.
I was really pleased with how my claim was settled. It gave me great confidence that Protectivity covers me when the worst happens.
Fantastic claims handling
From a cut paw to something more serious, it’s never nice when something happens to an animal in your care. That’s why we’re committed to making our claims process as smooth and efficient as possible.
If you need to make a claim, just click the link below, select the relevant form and fill in the details and we’ll take it from there.
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Further information on our policy
If you have any other questions regarding our Pet Business Insurance policy, then feel free to get in touch with our friendly team on 01494 887909. Our phone lines are open 9am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.
More information on what we can cover on this policy can be found on our FAQs page.