According to many news sources, the Los Angeles City Council is trying to find an effective way to deal with unlicensed dogs that happen to be a nuisance to the city residents. As stated by the articles, the law only allows inspectors to take any action against a dog’s license. Since much of the disturbance reported in the past is directly involved with unlicensed dogs, there isn’t much the authorities can do except to force owners to get their dogs licensed.
There is a new hearing scheduled in the City Council addressing the procedure and fine process related to problem animals. The suggested code permits officials to conduct hearings even if the owner of the dog causing troubles doesn’t have any type of license.
Owners of loud or violent dogs will be cited under the new code being proposed by officials. Dog owners who own animals with a history of biting and injuring others will also be restricted because their permit will change.
As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer I’m familiar with tragic cases involving violent animals. I sincerely hope that this new code may help secure the lives of those who have been threatened by this problem before and if in any case you or a loved one is involved in a potential case regarding problem dogs, don’t hesitate and call a personal injury lawyer in your area.