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Dangerous/Potentially Dangerous Dog



DANGEROUS DOG:

Shall mean any dog that has:

a. Without provocation, inflicted substantial bodily harm on a human being on public or private property;

b. Killed a domestic animal without provocation while off the owner’s property;

c. Been found to be potentially dangerous, and after the owner has notice that the dog is potentially dangerous, the dog aggressively bites, attacks or endangers the safety of humans or domestic animals.


POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS DOG:

Shall mean any dog that has:

a. When unprovoked, inflicts bites on a human or domestic animal on public or private property;

b. When unprovoked, chases or approaches a person upon the streets, sidewalks, or any public property in a n apparent attitude of attack; or

c. Has a known propensity, tendency or disposition to attack unprovoked, causing injury or otherwise threatening the safety of humans or domestic animals.


81.04 CONFINEMENT OF DANGEROUS DOGS:

In accordance with Minnesota Statues Chapter 347 regulating dangerous dogs, the City shall seize any dangerous dog if the owner hasn’t registered the dog within 14 days of being told it is dangerous, or if the owner later fails to comply with any of the other requirements and conditions of registration. A dog shall be formally on record as a Dangerous or Potentially Dangerous Dog in order to be considered as such.

8200 County Road 116, Corcoran, Minnesota 55340