Not Family Friendly: Dog Breeds That Might Cause Your Homeowners Insurance To Skyrocket

It can be a very difficult task trying to choose a breed of dog and it deserves a lot of time and thought. So many factors are so important, but unfortunately they are often ignored. It is particularly important to think about these factors if you have small children. Certain dogs get on very well with children, while others may cause more problems. It is always better to consider these things before choosing your dog. Another important thing to know is that some breeds command a homeowners insurance premium hike. The following breeds of dogs are not able to be trained around young children.

 

Chihuahua

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Everyone loves chihuahuas. In fact, most people think that because they are so small and cute, they will be very good around children. But actually, they can be extremely headstrong and stubborn. Relative to other dogs, it is quite hard to train chihuahuas and they are quick to pick up on human weakness. They don’t tend to warm to young children, and in fact, they can even become violent or jealous of children. They often sense the need to establish their position and do not want to be bottom of the pack.

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