When Dogs Bite, Home Insurers Pay Average $32,000

angry dog teeth 1Fido might be man’s best friend and an integral part of the family but each year our canine friends cause more than one-third of all home insurance claims. Even though the average number of dog bite claims decreased in 2014, the average insurance claim cost of a dog bite claim has increased to $32,072.

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