German Shepherd Rescue New York

Pet Laws in NY

Liability Stature

New York does not have an official Liability Stature like most other states due, but does have particular laws pertaining to it which fall under civil state penalties. If the owners dog causes damage to another individual’s property including defecation owners are liable to fees up to $400 and in some cases up to $850.

Dog Lease Stature

New York has a liability enforced lease laws. All dogs when in any public area must be on a leash with a metallic name tag with owners info inscribed onto it.

Note: The laws above are the most prominent/notable laws in this state and not a complete list.



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