Dog Parks and Legal Issues

A dog park is a wonderful place to take your four-legged buddies to play and burn off some energy. However, just as with children, excited play can turn rough, and someone gets hurt.  Part of the charm of these parks is also part of the danger. Many such areas are...

Dangerous Dogs and Liability

If you own a dog breed that is considered dangerous – such as a pit bull, you are bound by law to take extra precautions with that animal. There are countless stories each week of such dogs attacking, and sometimes killing, children, adults, and other animals....

Unintentional Trespassing: Can You Be Sued?

If you unknowingly walk onto, or through some else’s property, are you legally liable? What if you’re bike riding and the same thing happens? A Colorado woman is asking the courts to answer these questions after she was seriously injured while participating in a...

Airlines Reconsider Emotional Support Pets on Flights

If you have a dog who is registered as an emotional support animal, then you know how important that pet is to your everyday existence. Now some airlines are reconsidering letting you fly with your support dog. But is this a violation of your civil rights? The latest...

Georgia Couple Files Lawsuit Against the Police

A Georgia couple has filed a lawsuit against the Crawford County Georgia sheriff and two deputies. The two deputies responded to a call about a dog being aggressive and biting someone. When they arrived on the scene, they shot the Pit Bull mix dead. Joe Goodwin and...

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