There are some 63 million dogs in the U.S. and while they make for great companions and help keep our homes safe from intruders, they can also be a significant liability.
About 4.5 million people suffer dog bites every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of that number, about 885,000 need medical care.
The Insurance Information Institute estimates that one out of every three homeowner’s claims is for a dog bite. In 2020, nearly $854 million was paid out in home insurance liability claims that were related to dog bites, according to the institute.
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