German Shephard Rescue Massachusetts

Pet Laws in MA

Liability Statute

The owner of the dog is liable for damages in Massachusetts. Parents or guardians are responsible if the owner of the dog is a minor .

Treble Damages Statute

When a dog is ordered restrained by local authorities and injures someone, the owner is liable for triple the amount of damages.

Dangerous Dog Statue

A hearing may be requested to determine if a dog is dangerous or a nuisance.

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

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