Local Laws and Ordinances

Incorporated Village of Shoreham

Vicious Dogs

Sec. 37.

It shall be unlawful for any person to own, keep, harbor or maintain any vicious dog within the Village limits; and any person owning, keeping, harboring or maintaining any vicious dog, confined or unconfined, within the Village limits, shall be liable to a fine not exceeding two hundred fifty dollars.

Any dog which shall have previously attacked any person who is peacefully conducting himself in any place where he may lawfully be, or shall have attacked any other dog, cat or other domestic animal on two separate occasions falling within any eighteen month period, shall be presumed to be vicious within the meaning of this ordinance.

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