Dog Laws

  • Pet trust statutes?

    Pet trust statutes?

    Question: Can you tell me which states have pet trust statutes? Answer: Here is a list of the 38 states and the District of Columbia which have Pet Trust Statutes: 1. Alabama 2. Alaska 3. Arizona 4. Arkansas 5. California 6. Colorado 7. District of Columbia 8. Florida 9. Hawaii 10. Idaho 11. Illinois 12. […]

  • Dog bite law?

    Dog bite law?

    Question: My dog recently bit my neighbor’s ten-year-old (skin wasn’t broken). She’s not a vicious dog, but legally am I in trouble? Answer: Under U.S. law, dog bites inflicting injury or harm are unequivocally considered a “dangerous” activity for which liability may be imposed on the dog’s owner. The potential imposition of liability depends upon […]

  • The fight over a dog bite: 7 ways to protect you and your pup

    The fight over a dog bite: 7 ways to protect you and your pup

    7 things you can do to protect your pup and yourself

  • Dog barking: How to deal with an incessantly barking dog

    Dog barking: How to deal with an incessantly barking dog

    Every night, when you’re about to drift off to sleep, it starts. Woof. Woof. Woof. Woof. Woof… The barking from the next-door-neighbor’s dog often goes on for hours. While you love dogs and have a furry family member yourself, no one likes to lose sleep or be disturbed by them. So how does a courteous […]