Arlington, TX asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for Oklahoma

Q: I am being sued for a dog bite that happened by dogs the roam the neighborhood...we have dogs but all are secure.

We have no trespassing signs and beware of dogs. Our dogs are secured. She walked on the side if the street with no sidewalk and ignored signs. The dogs that attacked her are not ours. The witness said she was kicking at the dogs. Just because we live near where it happened and we have dogs don't mean those are our dogs. Even the police did not issue a citation. We had one dog who never bit anyone and bit the mail carrier. He was quarantined and released and has been secured every citations were ever issued. We had our female dog spayed to prevent dogs from coming but it does not. They are sweet dogs. We even had to chase away dogs from our property. We don't know who owns them. Please help.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing

A: Contact your homeowners. Follow their advice. You have a defense so I wouldn't worry. Tell that person they should contact the dog warden so hopefully they can identify the owner.

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