Arkansas Animal / Dog Law Questions & Answers

Q: If someone’s dog kills your dog can you take that dog to the pound

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Wrongful Death for Arkansas on
Answered on Feb 11, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
No, you must call the dog warden or police--depends on your state and township as to how dog cases are handled.

Q: My dog got hit no leash law am I responsible for repairs of the car? Lady was on her cell phone

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 31, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Turn it over to your insurance company. You are each partially at fault.She should have been looking and wasn't . You have a duty whatever animal it is to keep it off the roadway. Which means stop it from getting on the roadway in the first place.

Q: Is killing a K9 dog a felony and considered murder?

2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Answered on Aug 4, 2017
Adam Joseph Childers' answer
Purposefully killing a Law Enforcement K9 is considered a Class D felony under Arkansas Code 5-54-126.

Q: My dog was hit in my yard by a car I do have video what can I do

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Answered on Jul 11, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
You can make a claim against the driver for vet bills (assuming the driver wasn't authorized to be on your yard).

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