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Bad Dogs!

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

There are over 4.5 million dog bites each year. These dog bites account for almost 25% of annual homeowner insurance liability claims. If you are a dog owner who’s in the market for a homeowner insurance policy, you should know what you might be up against.

Certain breeds may exclude you from coverage in the voluntary market. These breeds include (but are not limited to): Akita, Cane Corso, Chow, Doberman, German Sheperd, Mastiff, Pit Bull, Ridgeback, Rottweiler, and Wolf Hybrid.

Any dog with a past history of biting will exclude the owner from voluntary market coverage.

Bad Dog!

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

When it comes to homeowner insurance, often even good dogs are considered bad.

Following please find a partial list of sometimes considered uninsurable dog breeds:

Akitas, Argentinian Mastiff, Bull Mastiff, Cane Corso, Chow, Doberman, English Bull Terrier, German Sheperd, Pit Bull Terrier, Rottweiller, Ridgeback, Wolf Hybrid, Mixed Breeds including any of the previously mentioned, Guard dogs, and any dog with a past history of biting or that has “demonstrated aggressive behavior.”