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Pet Sitter Insurance for Pet Sitting Business

December 15, 2011

There is a new business in town and it is the pet sitting business. There are an estimated 63.2 million pet owners in the United States alone. According to various reports, there are approximately 76 million cats and 64 million dogs in the United States as well. This is exactly the reason why pet sitting is being considered a great business option by many people. There are many a time when the pet owners are unable to take care of their pet or devote the amount of time required. Now with the pet sitting business in full gear, that is one of the key areas that will be taken care of.

Pet sitting constitutes different activities that include dog walking, feeding them, and taking care of them for certain time duration like 4hrs to 8hrs in a day. Although the pet sitting service offered by the handful of pet sitters are still in its infancy stage, it is expected to boom by the end of the decade. As of date only 3% of the American pet owners use a pet sitter, which actually adds up to almost 50-60 million visits in a year. So the potential of pet sitting business is huge.

This also means that there is a need for pet sitter insurance because with animals, anything can happen. There are a few insurance companies who are currently providing two types of pet sitting insurance: standard insurance and individual insurance. Some of the pet sitting insurance or dog setting insurance coverage provides care custody and control for both pets and property. These pet sitter insurance companies also provide various types of bonds for a pet sitter business that is at least 2 years old.

The kind of society we are living in, injury can happen to us, or our pets and even our pets can cause injury to other people or property. To keep everyone or everything safe, pet sitter insurance is necessary. These businesses offer dog walking pet sitting or pet sitting day care, which increases the risk at times because we don’t know what the most dormant or well behaved pet is capable of doing at a given point in time. Pets can be very unpredictable for all you know.

If you are thinking of taking a dive into the pet sitter business then be rest assured that you or your business will cover all the way. Hence when you plant to choose a good pet sitter insurance, you should consider pet insurance liability coverage, liability limits, its special features and more…

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