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Dog Owner Responsibility

If you are a dog owner this is a great responsibility. Amongst all the companions, dogs are known to be man’s best friend, as they are loyal, friendly and devoted towards the humankind. However the animal owner must ensure that the dog that they own is healthy, vaccinated, well nourished and also socialised. This is required not only for keeping their dog healthy but also needed to ensure other peoples safety.

The dogs are dependent upon their masters for the food and shelter. It is the dog owner’s responsibility to take care and ensure that the dog does not cause nuisance to the other people. There are certain laws to which the dog owner must comply. Most of the laws are straight forward and ensures that the people along with the dogs can live safely and happily in the society.

It is the dog owner’s responsibility to get their dog trained so that they do not face any kind of problems. The owner must train the dogs in the basic obedience so that they remain under control at all times. The owner must also make sure that the dog is kept in control when in public. Also you must not let your dog to do nuisance to other people as because of this the other party might file a compensation claim if there is any kind of loss made to them or they sustain any injury that is caused by your dog. Hence it is the responsibility of the owner to ensure that the pet does not cause any kind of injuries to the people around you.

Under no circumstances should the dog owner encourage their pet dog to attack any person. If your dog attacks anyone that might be any other person or any animal, you that is the owner is answerable to the action that are taken by the Courts against you and your dog. As a result of which the police might also seize the dog that has attacked the individual or the animal. Also you will be the one who will be held responsible if the injured files a compensation claim against your dog. You will have to pay for the injuries that are sustained by them. In the compensation claim you will have to pay for the medical bills of the injured person and also compensate the losses that they have to bear by missing their jobs due to the injuries.

If you are the one who has been bitten by the dog and suffered a personal injury which is a result of the dog bite or the nuisance that is caused by the dog, you can contact a personal injury solicitor that can help in getting you the claim compensated. You can file the claim within three years of injury that you sustain. There are personal injury solicitors who work on a no win no fee basis and also guarantee of getting the claim compensated.

Public Liability
Accident in Supermarket
Mrs H was shopping for a small fold out table in a Supermarket. She reached to take one when the stack collapsed falling onto her right foot. X-rays to her foot showed no fracture but she was still forced to use crutches for a few weeks afterwards.

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Mrs H from Devon