Probably the most uncommon pet-related insurance coverage claims
A canine flooded a kitchen by turning on a faucet in one of many extra uncommon pet-related claims to have been handled by an insurance coverage large.
As Crufts returns this week, Aviva mentioned it receives round 800 unintended injury claims within the UK every year the place canines play an element.
On common, claims from dog-related incidents are valued at round £1,100 every, it mentioned.
In a single case, a younger Labradane (a Labrador/Nice Dane Cross) named Whiskey turned on a chilly faucet in his kitchen, whereas his homeowners have been out briefly.
The canine induced round £4,000 of injury by flooding the room, with the incident caught on the home’s safety digicam.
One other declare handled by Aviva concerned a buyer cleansing out her fish tank and having buckets of water on the ground.
Her laptop computer was plugged in charging close by on the arm of a chair. The shopper’s canine ran previous, caught the charging cable and pulled the laptop computer right into a bucket.