Dog owners, insurers clash over policy

Home insurance providers vary in their dog-bite protection coverage, with some not covering properties occupied by certain breeds. Brad Reinke, the owner of two pit bulls he says have never bitten anyone, must give up his insurance or his dogs because of his carrier's restrictions. According to AVMA data, some 4.7 million human dog bites occur every year in the U.S. Insurance Information Institute Vice President Loretta Worters says that while some insurers have strict breed bans, others consider animals on a case-by-case basis. "The most dangerous dogs are those that fall victim to human shortcomings such as poor training, irresponsible ownership and breeding activities that foster viciousness," she said.

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