Bellefontaine Dog Bites and Dog Attacks

Bellefontaine and Logan County Dog Laws

Bellefontaine Ohio Dog Bite LawyerThe City of Bellefontaine, Ohio and the towns and villages located in Logan County have laws and ordinances in place to protect people from dog attacks, bites and injuries. These laws and ordinances coincide with Ohio laws governing dog owners, harborers and keepers along with dog behavior.

Local government agencies need to be contacted when a dog attack has taken place anywhere in Bellefontaine, Lakeview, Quincy, Ridgeway, Russells Point, Huntsville, West Liberty, Zanesfield, Belle Center, De Graff or any other town or village located within Logan County. A directory of these local agencies is provided below.

Logan County Dog Bite Requirements

If you have been bitten by a dog in Bellefontaine or anywhere in Logan County, it’s important to seek the necessary and appropriate level of medical treatment immediately.

When a dog bites a person within Logan County, these attacks are investigated by the Logan County Health District to prevent the spread of rabies. The telephone number and link to the health department’s website are provided below in the Logan County Directory of Dog Resources.

A dog that has bitten someone in Logan County will need to be detained and quarantined for a period of 10 days for observation.

During a rabies quarantine, the dog must be confined in a building, in a pen or on a chain at all times. The dog must be kept under control of its owner, harborer or keeper until the quarantine period is over and the dog has been examined and evaluated by a licensed veterinarian. If the dog cannot be properly quarantined and kept under control by its owner, harborer or keeper, the dog will be ordered to be quarantined with a veterinarian or the Logan County Dog Warden.

We’ve put together a comprehensive checklist of what you should do after a dog bite. To see this checklist please visit this link:

Dog Bite Questions

If you have questions about a dog attack that occurred within the City of Bellefontaine, Ohio or anywhere in Logan County, please do not hesitate to contact us and discuss the attack at no cost and without any obligation. We are happy to answer your questions and provide you with the guidance that’s needed after a dog attack.

We’re available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day including holidays by calling 1-888-998-9101, chatting with one of our live chat representatives or sending us a website message.

Dog Licensing in Logan County

Logan County Ohio Dog Laws and OrdinancesDog licenses must be obtained from Logan County when a dog reaches 3 months old. The license must be renewed each year of the dog’s life.

Specific information about purchasing dog licenses in Logan County may be found by visiting the following link: Logan County, Ohio Dog Licensing

For more information about dog licenses in Logan County please call the Logan County Auditor’s Office via the telephone number or visit the link in the below Dog Resource Directory.

Logan County, Ohio Dog Resources Directory

Logan County Health District: (937) 592-9040
Logan County Sheriff: (937) 592-4327
Logan County Auditor (Dog License): (937) 599-7209
Logan County Dog Pound and Dog Warden: (937) 592-5731
City of Bellefontaine: (937) 599-1010

Help for Victims of Dog Bites in Logan County

If you, your spouse, your partner, your child or other loved one has been attacked and bitten by a dog, please contact us at any time of day and any day of the week for a free consultation with one of our experienced Ohio dog bite attorneys.

We handle dog bite cases across Ohio including Bellefontaine and Logan County. When you reach out to us, you’ll learn what you need to know and what you need to do after a dog bite to protect yourself, your family and your future.

Please call us regardless of the time at 1-888-998-9101, chat with one of our 24-hour live chat representatives or send us a website message.

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