Washington Court House and Fayette County Dog Laws
The City of Washington Court House, Ohio and Fayette County have dog laws and ordinances in place to govern dogs, their actions and the responsibilities of dog owners, keepers and harborers.
These laws and ordinances at the local level are in addition to and coincide with state level dog laws.
There are local governmental agencies that should be contacted when a dog attack has taken place anywhere in Washington Court House, Bloomingburg, Greenfield, Jeffersonville, Milledgeville, New Holland, Octa or any other city, town or village located within Fayette County.
A directory of these local governmental agencies is provided below.
Fayette County, Ohio Dog Resource Directory
Fayette County General Health District: (740) 335-5910
Fayette County Dog Warden: (740) 335-6630
Fayette County Sheriff Department: (740) 335-6170
Fayette County Auditor (Dog Licenses): (740) 335-6461
City of Washington Court House: (740) 636-2375
Fayette County Dog Bite Reporting Requirement
The Fayette County Health Department Environmental Health Division oversees all animal bite incidents in Fayette County to protect and prevent the public from the spread of rablies. Investigations are conducted for all dog bites reported to the Fayette County Health Department. Follow up assures that dogs involved in biting incidents are vaccinated against rabies following the quarantine period.
If you or a loved one has been bitten by a dog, seek the appropriate level of professional medical attention immediately by either contacting your family doctor or visiting a hospital emergency room.
Once you have obtained the proper medical attention, immediately file a report with the Fayette County 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
Review Options and Get Questions Answered
If you have questions about a dog attack that occurred within the City of Washington Court House or anywhere in Fayette 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 24-hour live chat representatives or sending us a website message.
Fayette County Dog License Information
Ohio law requires the licensing of all dogs. It is required that a dog be licensed when it reaches three months of age. Licensing also provides a means of reuniting lost pets with their owners.
For additional information about dog licenses in Fayette County including online purchasing options, please visit this link: Fayette County Dog Licensing
Our Ohio Dog Bite Lawyers Are Always Available
If you, your spouse, your child, or other loved one has been bitten by a dog, we’re standing by to take your call and help you decide what you should do next.
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 after a dog bite to protect yourself now and in the future.
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