Can I Kill The Dog That Was Trying To Kill My Livestock?

Yes. Any person under the authority of the livestock owner may kill the dog if they observed the dog in the act of killing or injuring livestock.

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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