Millersburg Dog Bites and Dog Attacks

Millersburg and Holmes County Dog Laws

Millersburg Ohio and Holmes County Dog Bite LawyerThe City of Millersburg, Ohio and Holmes County have specific dog laws and ordinances in place to govern dogs, dog behavior and the responsibilities of dog owners, keepers and harborers.

These local laws coincide with Ohio’s dog laws.

There are local agencies that should be contacted when a dog attack has taken place anywhere in Millersburg, Baltic, Glenmont, Holmesville, Killbuck, Loudonville, Nashville or any other city, town or village located within Holmes County.

A directory of these local agencies is provided below.

Holmes County, Ohio Dog Resource Directory

Holmes County General Health District: (330) 674-5035
Holmes County Dog Warden: (330) 674-6301
Holmes County Sheriff Department: (330) 674-1936
Holmes County Auditor (Dog Licenses): (330) 674-1896
City of Millersburg: (330) 674-5931
Village of Loudonville: (419) 994-3214

Reporting a Dog Bite Incident in Holmes County

Dog bite incidents must be reported to the Holmes County General Health District, Division of Environmental Health Services by facilities where medical attention is sought and administered to an individual. In the event medical attention is not sought, an individual must report the biting incident directly to the Holmes County General Health District, Division of Environmental Health Services. The following information must to be submitted at the time the report is filed:

  1. The date, time and location where the dog bite incident occurred
  2. The name, address and telephone number of the victim. A parent or guardian’s name is also required if the victim is a minor.
  3. Whether the dog bite incident was provoked or non-provoked
  4. A brief description of the injury and any medical treatment administered
  5. What type of dog was involved and a description of the dog (i.e. black and brown color, hound-mix, 60 pounds, name)
  6. Whether the dog has been vaccinated against rabies (if known)
  7. Name, address and telephone number of the dog owner if known

Dog Bites and Rabies

Rabies is an illness caused by a virus that can be fatal. The disease is passed to humans the saliva or bite of an infected dog or other animal. To prevent rabies unknown dogs and dogs that are acting unusual should be avoided.


To aid in the decision to vaccinate against rabies, the dog involved in a biting incident must be quarantined. This is required by state regulation. Additionally the Holmes County Board of Health Resolution 1801 requires that dogs be vaccinated against rabies in Holmes County.

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 Questions

If you have questions about a dog attack that occurred within the City of Millersburg or anywhere in Holmes 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.

Holmes County Dog License

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

For more information about dog licenses in Holmes County and locations throughout the county where dog licenses can be obtained including online purchasing options, please visit this link: Holmes County Dog Licensing

Contact Our Dog Bite Lawyers For Help

If you, your child, your spouse or a loved one has been bitten by a dog, we’re standing by to take your call. 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.

More Dog Bite Information:

Ohio Dog Bite Laws
Dog Bite Book
What To Do If Bitten By A Dog
Children’s Dog Bite Prevention Video
About Our Dog Bite Law Firm

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