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Dog owner liable for damages sustained

O.C.G.A. § 51-2-6 Dog owner liable for damages sustained by dog’s killing or maiming of livestock.

If any dog, while not on the premises of its owner or the person having charge of it, kills or injures any livestock, the owner or person having charge of the dog shall be liable for damages sustained by the killing or maiming of the livestock and for the full costs of action.

HISTORY: Ga. L. 1865-66, p. 76, § 1; Code 1868, § 2914; Code 1873, § 2965; Code 1882, § 2965; Civil Code 1895, § 3822; Civil Code 1910, § 4418; Code 1933, § 105-111.

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