* 65.2% of customers with this type of business paid less than £90 for their insurance in 2018

1 Based on AXA Business Insurance claims made between March 2017 and February 2018. Figures based on business insurance policies purchased direct through AXA Business Insurance online or over the phone.

Insurance for dog walkers – so you don’t end up in the doghouse. Get business insurance from AXA

As a dog walker or pet sitter, people trust you with their precious pets and often, with access to their homes too. It’s a massive responsibility.

Getting insurance for your dog walking or pet sitting business is the best way to ensure protection and peace of mind – for you, and your customers. We’ll guide you to the insurance you need with our customisable, flexible cover.

But where to start? Public liability insurance will cover you in case of injury, or any property is damaged because of your business. Essential when you’re looking after other peoples’ beloved pets. And, of course, we’ll cover the most important content of all – the dogs in your care.  

Choose AXA’s flexible cover to protect your business, employees, equipment and clients. 

Dog walkers' insurance FAQs

Why do I need insurance for my dog walking business?

Life isn’t always a stroll in the park. Accidents happen, and if the worst does occur, you’ll be the one who has to pay out if you aren’t insured. Whether a dog is lost, injured or killed in your care – insurance can help you cover veterinary costs, advertising and possible legal costs too.

And whether you work from home or have an office, our contents insurance can help you protect your base and your belongings – from specialist equipment to any computers or technology you have.

At AXA, we understand small businesses like yours. Whether you walk alone or head up a team, our customisable cover will help keep your company safe and sound.

How much does dog walking insurance cost?

Our insurance for dog walkers offers a range of cover options, so the price depends on the ones you choose. But don’t worry, getting the right protection isn’t as expensive as you think – 69% of our customers in 2018 paid less than £100 for theirs. We’ll lead you to the right choice for your business, and make sure you only pay for what you need.

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