The Maryland Senate has approved a measure that would hold dog owners liable for bites, but give owners a chance to rebut a presumption of liability in court.
Maryland’s Senate advanced a measure on Wednesday that would hold dog owners liable for bites, but protect those who can prove they didn’t know their dog was dangerous.
A dog whose jaw was frozen to the road after being hit by a car was euthanized despite volunteers setting up a fund to save the dog.
After a pit bull bit two boys in Clinton, Md., Monday, Prince George’s County Police have arrested the dog’s owner for violating the county’s pit bull ban.
A Glen Burnie couple attacked by a pit bull June 21 is being evicted from their Highland Drive apartment at the end of this month.
A measure to change a court ruling that designated pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed has died in the Maryland General Assembly.
Medical marijuana and a measure addressing legal responsibilities related to dog bites are some of the remaining issues before Maryland lawmakers on the last day of the legislative session.
The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to change the impact of a court ruling that designated pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed.
The Maryland Senate and the House of Delegates appear to be headed for a showdown on how to address a court ruling that pit bulls are “inherently dangerous.”
Baltimore County police say a 2-year-old girl received stitches after she was bitten in the face by a dog.