2020 Georgia Code
Title 4 - Animals
Chapter 8 - Dogs
Article 2 - Responsible Dog Ownership


Cross references.

- Liability of owner or keeper of vicious or dangerous animal for injuries caused by animal, § 51-2-7.

Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 2012, p. 1290, § 4/HB 685, effective July 1, 2012, repealed the Code sections formerly codified at this article and enacted the current article. The former article consisted of Code Sections 4-8-20 through 4-8-30, relating to dangerous dog control, and was based on Ga. L. 1988, p. 824, § 2; Ga. L. 1989, p. 159, §§ 1-5; Ga. L. 1989, p. 1552, § 15; Ga. L. 2000, p. 1238, § 1; Ga. L. 2000, p. 1589, § 3.

Ga. L. 2012, p. 1290, § 6/HB 685, not codified by the General Assembly, provides, in part, that the enactment of this article shall apply to proceedings for the classification and registration of dogs which are pending on July 1, 2012, as well as to such proceedings which arise on or after July 1, 2012.

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Proof of Landlord's Liability for Injury Inflicted by Tenant's Dog, 85 POF3d 1.

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 4 Am. Jur. 2d, Animals, § 75 et seq.

ALR.

- 3B C.J.S., Animals, § 330 et seq.

Intentional provocation, contributory or comparative negligence, or assumption of risk as defense to action for injury by dog, 11 A.L.R.5th 127.

Liability for injury inflicted by horse, dog, or other domestic animal exhibited at show, 68 A.L.R.5th 599.

Intentional provocation, contributory or comparative negligence, or assumption of risk as defense to action for injury by dog, 11 A.L.R.5th 127.

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