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Dangerous Dogs - The Dog Breeds Insurance Companies Avoid

December 4, 2018

Homeowners Insurance

For US homeowners, 1 out of every 3 liability claims are dog bites. Since the average dog bite claim costs $37,051, insurance companies get nervous when they see dogs with a history of aggressively defending their humans and turf. These dogs don't make the cut:

Presa Canario

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Weighing in at just under 100 pounds, this notorious gym rat doesn't skip leg day. The dinner scraps won't cut it, just throw the whole steak. 
 

Chow Chows

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This fluffy lion is deceptively fast. We aren't in Kansas anymore, Dorothy. 
 

German Shepherds

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Civilized, loyal, operative. Safety second. Don't you dare stir my martini. 
 

Rotweillers

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I love you.
I got your back.
John's back is tasty.
 

Staffordshire Terrier

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When I get bored, I get angry. You won't like me when I'm angry. Squirrel? Squirrel?
 

Pitbull Terrier

#1 when it comes to dog bite claims.
What do you get when you cross a chicken and a Pitbull?
Just the Pitbull
 

Akita

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Majestic, Stoic, Courageous. Goes from 0 to 100 in a snap  - don't get caught in the crosshairs.  
 

Doberman Pinschers

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The athlete that got accepted to MENSA. Don't piss me off or I will strike with precision.
 

Mastiffs

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A dignified, good natured pup. The Mastiff is protective and large. Sometimes I bite, I guess. 
 

Alaskan Malamute

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Your very own sled dog. Strength + Power. Raw power.
 

Siberian Husky

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Look into my eyes.
 

Wolf Hybrids

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Alright Jon Snow, you can have Dragonstone back already.

With $700 million in liability claims last year, dog bites are a very real risk for insurance companies. Now you know which dogs they cringe over.

At your service,
Young Alfred  

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