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Can I Kill My Neighbor's Dog If It Trespasses On My Property?

Most likely not. You have no right to use deadly force against another's dog simply because it has entered your property uninvited. The only time that the use of deadly force against at trespassing dog or other animal is justified is when that animal is posing an immediate threat to you or your property as a result of the trespass.

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