Q: Housemate let my dog out while I was at work and she attacked the neighbors dog. Who is responsible for the vet bills
A: Generally speaking, you could be held liable for the damages (bills). Under Florida Statute § 767.01 "Owners of dogs shall be liable for any damage done by their dogs to a person or to any animal included in the definitions of “domestic animal” and “livestock” as provided by s. 585.01." You should consult an attorney and tell them about the specifics of the incident.
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