How Dogs Can Affect Your Insurance

| February 27, 2019

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In some states, owning a dog can affect your homeowners insurance policy. Although you may love your dog, it can sometimes make it harder to get homeowners insurance coverage. There are some insurance companies who may deny you coverage due to your dog’s breed. Certain breeds are deemed “dangerous” and insurance providers will not offer you coverage because of this. Can Insurance Companies Legally Deny Coverage? In states like Massachusetts, there is no requirement for an insurance company to give you homeowners insurance if they consider your dog to be a high-risk breed. You can work with an insurance agent to help you get homeowners insurance coverage if you are having trouble by yourself. How Can I Show That My Dog Is Not a Threat? There are some steps you can take to demonstrate that your dog is not a threat. You can show this to your insurance agent or potential insurance company.

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