When choosing from all the dog breeds out there, it can be difficult to find all of the attributes you want in a loving pet. We all want a cuddly, friendly dog in our homes. Some breeds fit this description perfectly. But there are so-called “dangerous dogs” out there, too — some who earn the label unfairly.
Dangerous dogs are relatively uncommon, all things considered. Sure, you’ll hear about the occasional dog attack. But given how many dogs Americans have as pets — roughly 78 million — running into dangerous dogs isn’t much of a concern. But what if you want to get your pet insured? Well, then owning certain dog breeds can become an issue.
Insurance and ‘dangerous dogs’
Pet insurance might not be worth the money, but it provides peace of mind for many pet owners. Flying with a pet can be dangerous, as can many household items. Insurance can alleviate some of the worry associated with these dangers. But insurance companies label several types as “dangerous dogs” they don’t want to cover. Is your dog one of those breeds? Let’s take a look.