Can I Get Damages If A Dog Came Onto My Land And Killed A Chicken?

Yes. The owner of a dog is liable to you for any injures or deaths to your livestock on your property, or under your control. The dog owner will have to pay for all damages, in this case the value of the chicken, in addition to costs and attorneys' fees.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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