Clermont, FL asked in Animal / Dog Law for Florida

Q: I became a dog foster and was attacked by him. He bit me 3 times. Are they liable for all expenses and damages to me?

65lb 3 year old dog. I was monitoring a hot spot on his leg. I started taking pictures of it and one night I tried to take a picture while giving him treats and he bit down on my arm with no warning. I believe they gave me a vicious dog without proper behavior testing.

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Alex McClure
Alex McClure
  • Lake Mary, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: This will depend on a number of factors, including who you were fostering dogs for. Most importantly you need to review what agreement you had to foster as it almost certainly had a liability waiver built in somewhere.

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