However, these breeds are the most common on restricted breeds lists: If you're like most pet owners, you consider your pet to be a valued member of your family and wouldn't dream of leaving them behind. Dogs may also be restricted based on their propensity for destructive behavior. I stayed with them through many cars, a few houses and an umbrella policy when I got into my 40's. Shih Tzu. This trait has been created by cruel individuals who want animals that are ‘game’ for dog fighting.” http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/168/5/133.abstract, “Dog bite injury hospitalization (DBIH) rate in Winnipeg relative to Brandon (a city without BSL) was significantly lower after BSL in people of all ages...Conclusions: BSL may have resulted in a reduction of DBIH in Winnipeg, and appeared more effective in protecting those aged. Restrictions may also be imposed based on dog size, weight, breed, exercise needs, or age. Not entirely accurate. They don't just wave their arms and guess. ", This creates a self-fulfilling prophecy. Dog control legislation must be reasonable, non-discriminatory and enforceable as detailed in the AKC Position Statement. Your entitled to live in hysterical fear but its not FACTUAL. What this list does not do is break down the relative differences in claims by breed. It looked at the statistics on fatal dog bites (click here to read more). These laws propose that insurance companies should only be allowed to deny or revoke a policy or to increase the premium, based on the risk associated with a specifically named dog. You may have to muzzle your dog when he’s in public. This is the same study referenced by Mr. Clifton below. 16,550 dog bite claims. People who have studied these cases, like Jeffrey Sacks at the CDC, have shown that when it comes to fatalities caused by pit bulls, the breed identifications are often not accurate. In the U.S., the states of Michigan and Pennsylvania have restricted the use of dog-breed profiling by insurance companies. Sadly, one viciously attacked my best friend in June 2020 as she reached down to pet it and mauled her in the face. From the data I have seen I calculate dog bite at 0.005 per capita. They may be playful but the AREN'T aggresive. 16 thousand bites.In 2012, there were roughly 1.2 million violent crimes committed in the United States. Breed-specific legislation (BSL) is a type of law that prohibits or restricts particular breeds or types of dog. Intelligent “work” dogs, German Shepherds are used as police dogs, guide dogs, and farm hand dogs. Want to really seal the deal? X car brand had a malfunction causing an accident so car brand A -Z are dangerous. Your entitled to your opinion. A pit bull in a locked secured home sensed me and my dogs on the sidewalk. Perhaps these insurance companies are discriminating against these little "ankle biters" because they have never been around them?? I could list a whole bunch of dog breeds more aggressive than a Siberain Husky. Looking at the various uninsurable dog lists, I found a reasonable amount of variability as to which breeds were to be allowed or disallowed. In attacks where guide dogs were injured, dogs belonging to bull breeds were the most common aggressors (41.5 per cent)...Most injuries to people occurred in attacks involving an aggressor belonging to a bull breed (52.6 per cent).” http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/166/25/778.abstract, “During the one-year period between June 1986 and June 1987, 14 people were killed by dogs in the United States. Given that he was beaten, starved, and dumped o become a Street Dog before being rescued and given to me, he would have EVERY reason to be aggressive. Keep in mind, even dogs that are mixed with a restricted breed can be banned. Although it may be easy to hide your pet from your landlord or property manager, that course of action puts you at serious risk. However, there are other options for animals with a history of aggression or violence. Where's the real data? To get to the point I got in contact with him, he was now an agent at another VERY reputable company (#3) and we went through quotes at his office. Unfortunately, renting with a pet doesn’t come with a rule book that outlines every eventuality and helps you navigate things like breed restrictions and finding the best renter’s insurance policy. So folks need to educate themselves before they stop labeling. Scumbags like you, who ignore all FACTS, only make it worse. A little perspective The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) estimates that there are more than 1.5 million deer-vehicle collisions each year, resulting in 150 occupant deaths, tens of thousands of injuries and over $1 billion in vehicle damage. It should also include any other specific details that can support your claims that your pet is safe and well-behaved. Finally, you’ll be hard-pressed to find an insurance policy that will cover a pet with a history of violence or aggression. It's important to know whether landlords are likely to consider your four-legged family member to be a restricted breed during your apartment search. We all know that "data" is not the plural of "anecdote." Wow, yay...you are a responsible owner. Those dogs bullied and bit those kids. However, I have never heard of any negative reviews behaviorally about Great Danes. I am glad you are okay. German shepherd. Of course there is the agenda and manipulation of who is presenting the data that causes inaccuracies. My perceptions and impressions can't be taken as gospel, but neither can the perceptions and impressions of underwriters. It is important to realize that some breeds and conditions for live animal shipping can face travel restrictions. While larger dogs can cause more significant damage, smaller and younger dogs may also be prone to destructive behavior. You don't state or reference any. One instance with one dog and all German Shepherds are inbred and vicious. Yea I will stick with my 95 pound dog. There should be a published list of insurance companies that falsely label breeds as aggressive. The insurance companies counter by saying that such laws will not work. What about Miniature and Standard Schnauzers. … That’s the case regardless of whether the animal in question is on a rental property's restricted breed list. Types of ordinances By refusing to cover certain properties unless breed restrictions are imposed, insurance providers can control the breeds that are restricted. The woman that runs that page has lied several times regarding the story of her 'attack'. You should go back and read your little story and realize how insane it sounds. I've been in rescue & kenneling for many years, and know from experience that, yes, big dogs have stronger jaws, so the bruising is worse than with little dog bites, but the little ones bite far more often and their bites can be just as bad in their own way. Our BC puppy needed 11 stitches & the Ridgeback's owners accused our puppy of provoking the attack by being visible on a leash by their 75 pound off leash dog. He cites no specific sources. Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. So dog bite claims are 0.9% The same year there were 77.8 million dogs in the US. Bring your pet in for an interview. Sounds huge they don't mention that homeowner liability claims are only 2.7% of claims. Unfortunately, as more and more insurance providers adopt these rules, it may become increasingly difficult to find an apartment that will allow certain breeds. Siberian Huskies are a common breed, They DON'T show aggresiveness to humans. Any kind of open wound from any domestic animal can be dangerous for the victims. The problem is the way its portrayed I would say dogs are far more behaved than we are. My sentiments exactly. I probably know more about a Siberian Husky than you do. Its not about being more likely to bite, its about the damage done once that bite takes place. I found that to be excessive since it didn't cost much more then the 2 year old car I was trading in and had a $600 fender bender 12 years before that I wasn't at fault for. 11 Riskiest Dog Breeds for Homeowners and Renters. Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) affects everyone. MAYBE they deserve to be. I am choosing to remain anonymous simply to respond since it seems to irritate you. In association with National Dog Bite Prevention Week (which occurs in May annually) a number of insurance companies have issued their lists of dog breeds that they consider dangerous and according to their rules can result in denial of coverage. The horrified owner was too terrified to approach her own dog. The licence fee for a dog convicted of chasing, attacking, or biting people or other animals is $250 per year. "Dog bite-related claims accounted for more than one-third of all homeowners' insurance liability claims paid out in 2013. No specific scientific criteria are required for a dog breed to be blacklisted, and it is possible that simply one report in the media might be enough to cause an official in an insurance company to decide that one or another dog breed is dangerous. Thirty-four cases of human rabies have been diagnosed in the United States since 2003, in which 10 cases were found to have contracted infection outside of the United States and its territories. A bite from a cat can be worse than one from a dog. It is a criminal offence (with a maximum 6 months jail or 60 penalty units) for any person to breed a restricted breed dog — whether or not they are the owner. Of course you chose to remain Anonymous. That's where references come in. He was SO aggressive that he snarled almost until the MOMENT the euthanasia drug stopped his heart. ALL dogs NEED TO BE SOCIALIZED -- to other dogs, to children, to people, and to anyone in their environment they might come across. I'd much rather have my so called aggressive breed that may just deter the "aggressive human being" from assault whereas if not allowed I may subject myself to assault or otherwise with little done by law enforcement. Erie Insurance ASPCA is also running "enrichment programs focused on FEMALES where 10 and 11 year old females are taught all of the lies of pitbull advocates and the HELP promote the dogs in High Kill shelers. You can even demonstrate obedience with some tricks. Years ago I was attacked by a German Shepherd. All estimated 18,000,000 in the U.S. Those include a separate pet liability insurance policy or an umbrella policy for yourself. Restricted dogs. Why in the World Do People Make These Types of Dogs? Breed restrictions are generally imposed on dogs that are considered large, noisy, dangerous, or uncontrollable. In 2013, 191 deaths were the result of collisions with animals, with deer being the animal most often struck, according to the IIHS. Do the underwriters have some PROOF that Great Danes are more likely to bite than Chihuahuas? From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, they’re at liberty to ban whatever breeds they'd like. The dog breeds that can be found on these lists seem to be drawn from a series of research studies such as one commissioned by the U.S. National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, published in 2000. Yet on this same site PT takes the position that humans are not aggressive. At that point, the agent said that he could not process the insurance application further since his company had blacklisted the Schipperke as being a high-risk breed. (This was a while back) Sure enough the demeanor of those dogs changed the second an adult wasn't around. But the larger question remains: Great Danes are on that blacklist but St. Bernards and Irish Wolfhounds are not. Charts were reviewed with analysis of patient demographics, injury site, operative intervention, and dog-specific data...57% of dogs were deemed to be of a dangerous breed (Pit Bull or Rottweiler).” http://aaps1921.org/abstracts/2008/P13.cgi, “Significantly more pit bull injuries (94% vs 43%) were the consequence of unprovoked attacks.” That includes biting, clawing, scratching, and digging. Over my 50+years of owning dogs, most vets have told me that they worry more about the smaller dogs biting. The use of such lists is not acceptable everywhere. Cat bites carry bacteria that's much more dangerous to a human than the bacteria in a dog's mouth. The Life Expectancy of 165 Breeds of Dogs, Why People Buy Dogs Who They Know Will Suffer and Die Young. So, never try to hide or lie about your pet. And, ALL DOGS NEED to be trained to become a Canine Good Citizen!!! The pitbull owner decided to have the dog put down immediately. The problem with BSL and breed discrimination is that legislatures and insurers have attempted to prophylactically determine which breeds are most likely to bite without any evidence of individual dangerousness. And yes they chastise her. The "scarier" a breed is considered by a community, the more likely a dog of that breed will be purchased for protection, used for protection, and actually bite an intruder. If so, I'd like to see it. Which is why State Farm Insurance, the largest insurance company who collects more data than the U.S. Government and makes policy decisions simply based on risks and underwriting, does not discriminate against this loosely defined group of breeds. If you look at the studies themselves their own statements are DO NOT DRAW ANY CONCLUSIONS data and how obtained how reliable itself is much of the problem. Still, there were 14 breeds of dogs that appeared on virtually all of the lists that I consulted. Up to 30 percent of these smaller breeds have bit or attempted to bite unfamiliar dogs. It all starts with the search. Facts something that actually exists; reality; truth: Answer is no including insurance companies, Answer is no(article is just sensational journalism). Maskers Versus Anti-Maskers: Who Are the Bigger Sheep? As for my GSD my rates are down because of her. If you're a responsible pet owner with a well-behaved dog, you may be able to get past any breed restriction with a bit of luck and hard work. They regularly interact with dogs and are more adept at assessing aggressiveness. Many of the smaller breeds such as chihauhuas, daschunds, min pins, and most of the terrier breeds are vocal and nippers and biters. Thus the Presa Canario was a dog breed that few people had heard of prior to the media coverage of a 2001 incident in San Francisco. The motivation for denying insurance to households with certain breeds of dogs is based on financial considerations. Although the Presa Canario remains a rare breed in North America, it now seems to appear on every prohibited dog breed list issued by insurance companies. Here are some stats the Insurance companies are just looking at raising the bottom line. That seems like it would be a better measurement for insurance companies to follow to me. Where a Chihuahua bite can be nasty, a bite from a large breed can be catastrophic and even deadly. The trend in fatalities on children is for the child to be living in a home with a female pitbull owner or the child visits the female aunt, grandma.. etc. I have to disagree with you when it comes to cat bites. But before I offer ANY opinion (pro OR con) about blacklisting breeds, I need to know if there have been any reliable studies showing that the breeds in question bite significantly more often than other breeds. Sep 21, 2015 - Human Rabies. The 14 most often blacklisted dog breeds were: Nonetheless, remember that each company draws up its own list based on its opinion of the risk the dog breed presents. I suppose that if such a dog became really angry at your shoelaces he could do great harm to your running shoes but I fail to see how this breed could reasonably be entered onto a list of dangerous dogs and effectively classed the same as a 120-pound (55 kg) Presa Canario or a 2000-pound (90 kg) Mastiff. He answered that he had two mixed breeds and while he wasn't sure about one of them he thought that the other appeared to be mostly Schipperke (pronounced "skipper-key"). That amounted to about $490 million, with the average claim costing close to $30,000. How they are raised and treated is the major factor in their temperment”. Get the help you need from a therapist near you–a FREE service from Psychology Today. That means that it's already too late for the insurance company because they will have to cover the claim under the pre-existing unrestricted policy. This can make it challenging for renters to find a home that works for both them and their pet. Haven't had personal experience with them but my impression is their teddy bears. Here is MORE: ASCPA is not spending money on pets.. http://www.cnn.com/2012/06/14/us/animal-charity-investigation/ Pennies in the bucket out of millions go to pets. Now that we know breed specific information is unreliable, what can we look at? Strict regulation of pit bulls may substantially reduce the US mortality rates related to dog bites.” http://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Abstract/2011/04000/Mortality,_Mauling,_and_Maiming_by_Vicious_Dogs.23.aspx, “When bite rates were determined by breed, Pit Bulls were 5 times more likely to bite than all other breeds combined.” http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA381425&Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf, “More severe bites and injuries were observed in attacks from the pit-bull and Rottweiler breeds.” http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22235708, “More than 30 different offending breeds were documented in the medical records. Any insurance blacklisting by breed is ridiculous. Although the teeth of dogs are not very sharp, they can exert a force of 200 to 450 psi. Dachshunds? The most common breeds included pit bull terriers (50.9 percent), Rottweilers (8.9 percent), and mixed breeds of the two aforementioned breeds (6 percent).” http://journals.lww.com/plasreconsurg/Abstract/2009/08000/Pediatric_Dog_Bite_Injuries__A_5_Year_Review_of.28.aspx, “A retrospective review was performed at two urban Children’s hospitals from 1996-2005 of all dog attacks presenting to the plastic surgery service. I managed to scare off the pit bull. Don’t blame the dog……..Blame the owner. If that's the case, simply look for a policy that covers pets, as well. All in how it is framed. Here are some of the things that are most commonly covered by renter’s insurance with pet liability: Even renter's insurance with pet liability has its limits. If the stats are prorated, which dog breeds really do cause the most injuries? Copyright SC Psychological Enterprises Ltd. May not be reprinted or reposted without permission. It stands to reason that if (hypothetically) Labrador Retrievers and Weimaraners are equally vicious (or equally tame), there'd be a lot more bites from Labradors, just because there are so many of them. I always carry a stun baton when walking my doggies, for protection against attack. Pomeranians? If a Chihuahua bites me, I'll need a Band-Aid; if a Doberman attacks me, I may need to go to a hospital. Breed safety laws :: Over 900 U.S. cities have enacted breed-specific legislation and wolf-dog hybrid laws. (removed PT doesn't allow links in comments). German Shepherds are on that blacklist. This leads to severe injuries and, in some cases, death of the victim (human or animal). These are individuals who can attest to your dog's positive attributes. However, your landlord doesn't. A new theory aims to make sense of it all. There are several reasons why breed restrictions are imposed, the most common of which is safety. It is exactly that kind of statement the blows it out of proportion. Small dogs are very bad about biting into finger joints, which can cause serious infections. The exception to this rule is the axiom that the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. People are reporting these young volunteers are helping out at Adopt-A pet promotions at local pet stores and telling patrons all the lies and propaganda they are learning about pitbulls. He was just TOO dangerous and could NOT be trusted!! Whether you own an Akita or another restricted or banned dog breed, some cities don’t ban breeds outright, but they require you to handle the dog like he’s a dangerous dog. “I Don’t Allow Men I Sleep with to Kiss Me", Psychology Today © 2021 Sussex Publishers, LLC, Improving Outcomes for Persons with Schizophrenia, 3 Ways We Can Be Tricked Into Liking Robots, How Pornography Use Affects Couples Sexual Health, Surprising Benefits of Physical Exercise on Sex and Orgasms. I have owned a breed on this for well over 30 years "with not one" being aggressive - EVER. The Psychological Insight From a $2.95 Cup of Coffee. Then again we do call her fang because she snaps at people all the time. Mastiff. You may also need to carry liability insurance or display a dangerous dog … Insurance companies can elect to ban particular dog breeds. Additionally, studies have shown that small and medium dog breeds are more prone to aggression than larger breeds. If Your Insurer Will Not Cover Your Dog. However, they cause far less damage. During my time with this company I had agents who died or quit. Of violent crimes in 2012, there were roughly 760 thousand aggravated assaults, 354 thousand robberies, 84 thousand forcible rapes and around 15 thousand murders and non-negligent manslaughters. the pitbull that loved the child in the past attacks the child is killed as the female can't get the dog to let go.. Of course male owned pitbulls are a problem too but Females that get them thinking they will protect the family LOSE BIG. That's a fancy way of saying he lies. You may be wrong about the Siberian Husky. They argue that by the time the dog has bitten someone, and has therefore been deemed dangerous, there has already been a claim filed. Here are some studies and data pertaining to pit bulls: “Attacks by pit bulls are associated with higher morbidity rates, higher hospital charges, and a higher risk of death than are attacks by other breeds of dogs. High-Risk Breeds. But then again my cousin was bit by an 8 pound dog that lead to extensive plastic surgery. However, it seems as though any dog bite incident that receives wide media coverage can also land a dog breed on such a list. No I don;t think there is a high probability that I will be killed by a terrorist. Restricted Dog Licence Regulation - $500 Fine. For this reason, many veterinary and scientific groups support "dangerous dog laws" which target individual dogs that have demonstrated a propensity to bite or attack innocent victims. You'll have to ensure that you find an insurance policy that covers your dog’s breed...and species. However, trainers, groomers, and dog walkers are all great references, as well. Life is complex and often unfair. But Ms Alldis, 42, said a witness had only said the dog … Owners who desire to have guard dogs may rationalize the purchase of one breed over another based on the degree to which they subjectively believe that the dog will be "mean" or "scary. Interesting, no males are targeted in ASPCA's campaign to indoctrinate the next generation of starving rescue angels. For those of you who don't know the breed, Schipperkes are small, black, fox-faced little dogs with a height of around 12 inches (30 cm) and weight of around 15 pounds (7 kg). So, you might be a little biased when it comes to assessing their temperament. According to AKC the second most popular dog in America. It can also remove liability from you and your family and provide living expenses if you’re forced to move out temporarily. I'm just asking for evidence that the dogs on their blacklists truly are more prone to attacking and injuring people than other breeds. Pit bulls and similar looking breeds are THE most restricted breed when trying to find housing. Hybrid Miniatures? Is It True That Women Like Small Dogs and Men Like Big Dogs? Pit Bull I can see the insurers point. The data is defined and the parameters are clear. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. And if such studies exist, I'd like to see them take animal population into account. Considering that US has 2017 89.7 million dogs interacting with 328 million humans I would say we have some pretty unaggressive and well behaved dogs. Rabies is not a huge problem and 100% curable Restricted Dog Breeds Canine Breeds with Dominate Traits toward Aggression: Alaskan Malamute American Pit-Bull Terrier American Staffordshire Terrier Boxer Cane Corso Dalmatian Doberman Pincher German Shepherd Great Dane Rottweiler Staffordshire Bull Terrier Shiba Inu Perro De Presa Canario Wolf Hybrids Canine Breeds That Exceed 80 Pounds: Dogue De Bordeaux Great Dane Great PyreneesRead … However, predictions of aggression in dogs should be based on several factors. Of violent crimes in 2012, there were roughly 760 thousand aggravated assaults, 354 thousand robberies, 84 thousand forcible rapes and around 15 thousand murders and non-negligent manslaughters. Here's everything you need to know about breed restrictions and how they can impact your apartment search. Are there data showing that Great Danes are more likely to attack or bite than other large dogs? Valley Terrier. He is just the opposite!! I am however a responsible owner. Generally, renter's insurance covers your personal belongings stored in the apartment against theft or damage. Are insurance company blacklists based on the record or on perceptions that may be as fallible as my own? The ones that are have been subjected to abuse by an "aggressive, cruel human being"! “Decisions are made on a case by case basis for those instances,” State Farm spokeswoman Heather Paul told HuffPost. You can think of this as your pet's resume. But are there reputable studies showing that German Shepherds are more prone to biting or attacking than Pointers or Giant Poodles or Rhodesian Ridgebacks or Pyrenees Mountain dogs (who are all equally large or larger, but are NOT on the blacklist). Lots of support groups on Facebook now for victims. Restricted / Banned Breeds. VERY aggressive toward other dogs and people. Restricted Dog Breeds ABQ Rent2Own Homes welcomes most family companions; however, due to insurance restrictions, the following breeds of dog (or any mix of the following breeds) are NOT permitted: Akita Chow Chow Doberman Pinscher Wolf/Wolf Hybrid. http://www.pickthepit.com One of the dogs pictured is considered the most aggressive. The breeds counted as high risk were German Shepherds, Akitas, Pit Bulls, Doberman Pinschers, Chow Chows and Rottweilers. Is Your Dog Really Helping You Make It Through the Pandemic? 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