Pet Laws in CA
In California an individual bitten by a dog does not have to prove the owner was at fault whether in a private or public place.
Dangerous Dog Statute
California does have a dangerous dog statute depending on whether the dog is considered potentially dangerous or vicious.
Dog Bite Statue
The owner of the dog is responsible for their dog bite injuries and will face fines.
Note: The laws above are the most prominent/notable laws in this state and not a complete list.