Plattsburgh, NY asked in Animal / Dog Law for New York

Q: Can my dog be euthanized for killing my neighbors cat?

He dug out under the fenced in area. Her cats roam freely but this happened on her property. I wasn't home so I don't know if that's true. I live in NY upstate

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A: Probably not. It depends on your local animal codes though. Generally speaking, a code will allow several incidents before euthanasia. Your dog may be labelled a "dangerous dog" though.

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