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Dangerous animals

Our community guidelines mandate that hosts must not maintain hazardous animals at a property unless they’re safely contained in an appropriate facility. If a listing houses such an animal, hosts are obligated to highlight this in their house regulations.

Travelers are also obliged to notify their host when accompanied by a potentially perilous animal.

Should any animal inflict harm, we reserve the right to suspend or eliminate the account of the responsible individual from Hubsplit.

What’s considered a potentially dangerous animal

Any animal capable of inflicting significant harm to humans or other creatures in the vicinity qualifies as potentially dangerous. This encompasses both wild and tamed species.

Wild creatures, not accustomed to human habitats, might be deemed hazardous due to attributes like size, potency, or venom. For domesticated creatures or pets, attributes suggestive of a risk include aggressive tendencies, inclination to assault, predatory instincts, or disease transmission potential. Even a typically gentle animal can be categorized as dangerous if it has been involved in an injury incident.

Guests should message their host to let them know they’re traveling with a dangerous animal.

When traveling with a potentially hazardous animal, guests must inform their host.

Hosts are obligated to declare the existence of such animals in their property description. To update this and associated safety details on your listing:

  1. Navigate to ‘Your listings’ on and choose a listing.
  2. Click on ‘Manage listing’.
  3. In ‘Listing details’, proceed to ‘Guest safety’ and select ‘Edit’.
  4. In ‘Safety Considerations’, mark the option for ‘Potentially dangerous animal’.
  5. Click on ‘Add details’ to offer supplementary information on what guests might encounter, then select ‘Save’.

Acceptable safe and secure accommodation

A proper facility for a hazardous animal is a secure space tailored to the creature’s necessities, ensuring no threat exists. The containment should avert any potential escape and prevent the secured animal from interacting with other beings or creatures.

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