As a courtesy to others and to protect your dog. Imagine how your neighbor must feel when your dog runs through his garden, messes in his yard, knocks over his trash can, or bites his child. In rural areas, imagine if you were the farmer who had his animals killed or injured by dogs. All of these things can and do happen in Mahoning County. It is the fault of no one except the irresponsible dog owner.
It's also dangerous for your dog to ran at large. Dogs are no match for cars. The dog owner is held responsible for both personal injury and property damage done by their dog.Back to the Dog Warden Page