Dog attacks

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My dog Rex was aggressive in the past. He even (cue the cliché!) bit the mail carrier, among others. But we've sent Rex to an intensive dog academy and had him checked to make sure there's no underlying medical issues. He's very mild tempered and well behaved now. So I don't have to worry nearly as much.
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Too loose a leash. Too short a fence. Dog attacks happen, and the consequences for both the owner and the victim can be severe. There are several rules and laws in BC to know about who can be held liable for dog attacks. Let’s get into it.

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in September 2020
  • Time to read: 12 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

David Kandestin, People's Law School

David Kandestin

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