German Shepherd Rescue North Carolina

Pet Laws in NC

Dog Bite Statute

North Caroline does not have an official Liability Stature like other states due, but does have separate laws applicable to it. If a dog causes damage to another individual’s property including defecation onto property the owners are liable to fees up to $500 and in some cases can be  up to $600.

Dangerous Dog Statute

North Caroline has a semi-vague Dangerous Dog Stature which applies to

  • A dog injuring an individual other than the owner causing significant damage such as biting or worse injuries such as broken bones.
  • A dog attack local wildlife such as squirrels, chipmunks or birds

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


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