Eaton Ohio Dog Bites and Dog Attacks

Eaton and Preble County Dog Laws and Ordinances

Eaton Ohio and Preble County Dog Laws and OrdinancesThe City of Eaton, Ohio have specific dog laws and ordinances in place that govern dogs, their behavior and the responsibilities of dog owners, keepers and harborers.

These local laws coincide with Ohio’s state-level dog laws.

There are local agencies that should be contacted when a dog attack has taken place anywhere in Eaton, College Corner, Camden, Eldorado, Gratis, Lewisburg, New Paris, Verona, West Alexandria, West Elkton, West Manchester  or any other city, town or village located within Preble County.

A directory of these local agencies is provided below.

Preble County, Ohio Dog Resource Directory

Preble County Public Health Department: (937) 472-0087
Preble County Dog Warden: (937) 456-4818
Preble County Auditor (Dog Licenses): (937) 456-8148
Preble County Sheriff: (937) 456-6262
City of Eaton Police: (937) 456-5531

What To Do If Bitten By A Dog in Preble County

If you or a loved one has been bitten by a dog, the Preble County Public Health Department recommends that you immediately wash the wound with lots of soap and water. Then seek the appropriate level of professional medical care by contacting your family physician or visiting the nearest hospital.

When a dog bites someone in Preble County, it must be reported to the Preble County Public Health Department within 24 hours for further action and investigation.

A dog that has bitten someone 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 as directed by the Preble County Public Health Department.

For more tips on what you should do if bitten by a dog, we put together a checklist to follow. View this dog bite checklist by visiting the following link: Dog Bite Checklist

Answers To Dog Bite Questions

If you have questions about a dog attack that occurred within the City of Eaton or anywhere in Preble 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 bite incident.

We’re available 24/7/365 by calling 1-888-998-9101, chatting with one of our live chat representatives or sending us a website message.

Preble County Dog License

Preble County Ohio Dog Laws and OrdinancesThe Preble County Auditor’s Office oversees the licensing of dogs in Preble County, Ohio. Your dog must were a tag. Ohio law requires it. the Preble County Dog Warden may impound dogs that are not wearing a tag. A dog wearing a license tag also proves ownership and is your pet’s ticket home if it is lost.

The annual dog license renewal period runs from December 1st through January 31st. You have until the puppy is 4 months old to license it. If you move into Preble County with a dog(s) or you just acquired a dog over 4 months of age, you must purchase a Preble County license within 30 days.

You may purchase a license anytime during the year by mail using the application on the Preble County Auditor’s website or in person at the Preble County Auditor’s office. During dog license renewal period, several locations in Preble County are established to issue dog licenses. You can call the Auditor’s Office (937) 456-8148 to find out where dog licenses will be sold. Kennel licenses are only sold at the Preble County Auditor’s office.

If you find a dog wearing a Preble County license tag, call the Preble County Auditor’s office at (937) 456-8148 to find the owners name. If the dog is not wearing a license tag, call the dog warden at (937) 456-4818.

For more information about licensing a dog in Preble County, Ohio including current fees and license application forms, please visit the following link: Preble County Auditor’s Office

Legal Help You Need After a Dog Attack

If you, your spouse, your son, your daughter or other loved one has been bitten by a dog, we can provide you with the legal help needed after a dog attack. 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. You’ll learn what you need to know and what you need to do after a dog bite to protect yourself now and in the future.

Just call us 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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