Dangerous Dogs - The Dog Breeds Insurance Companies Avoid

Homeowners Insurance - Dangerous Dog Breeds

The Breed of Dog matters to home insurance companies. 1 out of every 3 liability insurance claims is dog bite claim. The average dog bite claim costs $44,760, so insurance companies get nervous when they see dog breeds with a history of aggressively defending their humans or home turf. These dogs worry insurance companies more than most:

1. Presa Canario

Dangerous Dog Breed - Presa Canario
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. 
 

2. Chow Chows

Dangerous Dog Breed - Chow Chow
This fluffy lion is deceptively fast. We aren't in Kansas anymore, Dorothy. 
 

3. German Shepherds

Dangerous Dog Breed - German Shepherd
Civilized, loyal, operative. Safety second. Don't you dare stir my martini? 
 

4. Rottweilers

Dangerous Dog Breed - Rottweiler
I love you.
I got your back.
John's back is tasty.
 

5. Staffordshire Terrier

Dangerous Dog Breed - Staffordshire Terrier
When I get bored, I get angry. You won't like me when I'm angry. Squirrel? Squirrel?
 

6. Pit Bull Terrier

Dangerous Dog Breed - Pit Bull Terrier
#1 when it comes to dog bite claims.
What do you get when you cross a chicken and a Pit Bull?
Just the Pit Bull
 

7. Akita

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

8. Doberman Pinschers

Dangerous Dog Breed - Doberman Pinscher
The athlete that got accepted to MENSA. Don't piss me off, or I will strike with precision.
 

9. Mastiffs

Dangerous Dog Breed - Mastiffs
A dignified, good-natured pup. The Mastiff is protective and large. Sometimes I bite, I guess. 
 

10. Alaskan Malamute

Dangerous Dog Breed - Alaskan Malamute
Your very own sled dog. Strength + Power. Raw power.
 

11. Siberian Husky

Dangerous Dog Breed - Husky
Look into my eyes.
 

12. Wolf Hybrids

confused wolf GIF
Alright, Jon Snow, you can have Dragonstone back already.

With $800 million in liability claims last year, dog bites are a genuine risk for insurance companies. Now you know which dogs they cringe over.

At your service,
Young Alfred