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Do you have to insure your pet?

Verified 07 November 2019 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

Turn depends on whether it is a potentially dangerous dog or another pet..

General case

No, you do not have to take out a specific insurance for your pet.

But you are liable for any damage to property or property that it may cause to a third party. This means that your pet is under your care and supervision or that it has escaped or gone astray.

In practice, home insurance covers damage that may be caused by your pet.

In the absence of insurance, you must compensate yourself for any damage or damage caused by your pet.

Dog likely to be dangerous

If you plan to have a dog that is likely to be dangerous, you must purchase insurance that guarantees your liability.

You can subscribe to a specific insurance, civil liability..

If you have taken out insurance home multirisk, liability guarantee is included in your home insurance contract.