Can pitbulls be covered in homeowners insurance?
According to MSN’s Money Central, dog bites cost $310 million each year. Dog Bite Law.com suggests owners of any type of dog maintain homeowner’s or renter’s insurance that covers dog bites. Pit bulls are at the top of the Centers for Disease Controls Deadly Breeds list, so it is particularly important for owners of these dogs to be insured.TypesPit bulls are one of 11 breeds that can cause your insurance premium to increase, according to Bankrate.com. Other breeds include rottweilers, German shepherds and doberman pinschers.InsurersSave a Bull.com lists State Farm, Kemper and Farmers Insurance as pit-bull friendly companies that will include the breed in an affordable homeowner’s insurance policy.FeaturesDog Bite Law states that most homeowner’s insurance policies typically include at least $100,000 to cover dog bites from most breeds.