Pet Laws in MA
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.