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The Law and Dangerous Dogs

Any dog is dangerously out of control if: • it hurts a person, or • it behaves in a way that makes a person worried that it might injure them. The law applies everywhere the general public goes and anywhere your dog goes where it is not supposed allowed. The maximum penalty for allowing a dog you own or are in charge of to be dangerously out of control is two years’ imprisonment, or a fine, or both. In addition, if your dog is dangerously out of control in its own home [...]