Exotic Animals Liability Insurance

Important Information for owners and caretakers of exotic and domestic animals.

On January 1, 2014, the State of Ohio passed a law regarding exotic animal ownership.  In Summary, it states:

Summary of Law: It is unlawful to possess a dangerous wild animal after Jan. 1, 2014. Persons in possession of dangerous wild animals prior to Oct. 1, 2013, must obtain a permit in order to keep the animal(s) after Jan. 1, 2014. The definition of wild animal includes, but is not limited to: hyenas; gray wolves, excluding hybrids; lions; tigers; jaguars; leopards; cheetahs; cougars; bears; elephants; rhinoceroses; hippopotamuses; African wild dogs; Komodo dragons; alligators; crocodiles; caimans, excluding dwarf caimans; black-handed, white-bellied, brown-headed and black spider monkeys; common woolly monkeys; red, black and mantled howler monkeys.

XINSURANCE provides animal liability coverage for exotic animals and will work with you to customize a plan based on your needs for coverage and premium, as well as meeting  the specific needs of your state and local laws and ordinances.  XINSURANCE will also provide a quote for premium financing.

Any exotic or domestic animal can cause property or bodily injury, so responsible owners are making sure that they obtain  liability coverage in place in case an incident or claim occurs.

In addition,  the  Humane Society of the United States reports that, “There are approximately 77.5 million owned dogs in the United States.” Cats come in at a whopping 93.6 million. Even the most docile pet can be unpredictable and can cause property or bodily injury.  People take that seriously, so call us to learn more about this type of protection.

Visit XINSURANCE.com/animal to learn more

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Rick J. Lindsey
Rick Lindsey

President, CEO and Chairman