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Can you kill a dog attacking your dog?
Last Updated: 2nd April, 2020
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Moreover, can you kick a dog if it attacks your dog?
If you are confronted by a vicious dog,the best thing you can do is stay calm. You shouldnot kick or yell at the dog. An aggressive dogwants you to be stressed out before it attacks,but if you remain calm and in control, it slows them downand distracts them.
One may also ask, what should you do if a dog attacks your dog? If you can get him to back off, move away slowly,but don't turn your back on him. Try to keep your dogas calm as you can. Any show of aggression from himcan prompt an attack from the otherdog.
Similarly, can you kill a dog in self defense?
General requirements of the self-defensedoctrine In general, a person can kill a dog withoutpenalty if the dog is lethally attacking that personor another person, and there is no reasonable alternative tokilling the dog.
What is the punishment for killing a dog?
Cruelty to a dog or cat is a Class A Misdemeanor,punishable with a fine of up to $1,000 and/or imprisonment up to 6months. Intentionally torturing a dog or cat is a Class CFelony punishable with a fine of up to $5,000 and/orimprisonment up to 10 years.