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Arkansas Code Title 5. Criminal Offenses § 5-62-125. Unlawful dog attack

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(a)?A person commits the offense of unlawful dog attack if:

(1)?The person owns a dog that the person knows or has reason to know has a propensity to attack, cause injury, or endanger the safety of other persons without provocation;

(2)?The person negligently allows the dog to attack another person; ?and

(3)?The attack causes the death of or serious physical injury to the person attacked.

(b)?The offense of unlawful dog attack is a Class A misdemeanor.

(c)?In addition to any penalty imposed under this section, the court or jury may require the defendant to pay restitution under ??5-4-205 for any medical bills of the person attacked for injuries caused by the attack.

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