Did you know that dog bites account for 1/3 of all homeowner’s insurance claims? According to the Insurance Information Institute, these claims add up to over $530 million a year in insurance costs. This averages out to $32,000 per claim. This amount is up from $27,862 in 2013. Read the full article here but more importantly, check with your insurance agent to see IF you have dog liability coverage and IF your dog is covered or on the “no-no” list. Should you need a stand-alone animal liability policy, you can contact our office at 843-763-4200.