Miami, FL asked in Animal / Dog Law for Mississippi

Q: Is it ok for my neighbor to leave his dogs loose all day everyday even when he Is away from the house because his dog

Has bitten a child and he says he dont have to chain his dogs up

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Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon
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  • Cleveland, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: Likely not. If he is allowing the dog to get out and the dog bites someone, especially after having already shown a propensity for viciousness, then he could be found liable for any harm that the dog causes. It sounds like it might be worth it for you to talk to a lawyer about, especially if the dog has bitten someone you know.

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