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What If I Am Just Watching The Dog? Am I Still Responsible?

Yes. For the purposes of the law, an owner is defined as any person who possesses, harbors, keeps, and obviously, owns the dog. So even if you are just walking the dog, then you are responsible for the actions of the dog.

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