Pennsylvania dog law states, “If a dangerous dog, through the intentional, reckless or negligent conduct of the dog’s owner or keeper, attacks a person or a domestic animal, dog or cat, the dog’s owner or keeper shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree.”
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PA Dog Laws – Legal Definitions and Dangerous Dog Statutes
- Pennsylvania Dangerous Dog Laws and Statutes
- Is there a legal difference between a dog bite and a dog attack?
- What is the legal definition of a dangerous dog?
- Is there a legal difference between a vicious dog and a dangerous dog?
- How does Pennsylvania law define a dangerous dog?
- What is the one-bite rule?
- Does Pennsylvania have a one-bite rule?
- Does Pennsylvania have leash laws?
FAQS About Dog Bite Lawsuits in Pennsylvania
- How much is my case worth? Can I get damages for pain and suffering from a dog attack?
- I was severely injured by a dog so won’t my case be simple to prove and win damages? (Common mistakes inexperienced attorneys make that affect the value of your case.)
- I was attacked by a dog. Can I sue the owner for medical expenses, lost wages, and damages for pain and suffering?
- Someone else (not the dog’s owner) was watching the dog when it attacked me. Can I sue them, too?
- I was attacked and injured by a dog but was not bitten. Can I still sue the dog’s owner?
- How do I sue a dog owner for a dog bite or dog attack?
- Why You Need an Expert Attorney Who Understands Pennsylvania Dog Laws