While most people consider domesticated dogs to be friendly and easygoing, the reality is that there are a number of dog breeds that have been blacklisted by a wide range of insurance companies. Certain breeds of dog are more dangerous than others and the type of breed that you choose could have an effect on your ability to obtain insurance for your home.
While the Marmaduke comic strip series portrays the Great Dane as a lovable galoot who always means well, insurance companies are aware of the actual truth behind the matter. Some owners are able to limit their level of aggressive by giving them the proper training during the early stages of their life, but in most instances, an insurance company is going to take a hard pass on providing coverage to a Great Dane owner. Their size and aggression makes them far too much of a liability.