Veterinarian Talks Insurance Clauses For Dog Bites

(Credit: KDKA)

(Credit: KDKA)

Larry Richert Larry Richert
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PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Did you know that 30 percent of home insurance claims in 2010 were due to dog bites?

Did you also know that many insurance companies have clauses and extra costs for the kind of dog you own?

KDKA AM’s Larry Richert and John Shumway talk to Dr. Mike Hutchinson of Animal General about whether it is right to single out a certain breed of dog as dangerous, if a dog bite is entirely the dog’s fault, and if Niko, the Husky that caused the death of a newborn in McKeesport, is safe to live with his new owner.

Click the link below to listen to the full interview: