Oregon does not have a Dog Bite Statute.
In Oregon, a person can recover for dog-bite injuries if he or she proves that the injury was caused by the dog owner’s negligence. In cases where the dog owner knew of the dog’s vicious propensities, the owner will be held strictly liable.
A dangerous dog is a dog that:
A potentially dangerous dog is a dog that:
A person is guilty of maintaining a dangerous dog if the person is the keeper of the dog and, with criminal negligence, fails to prevent the dog from engaging in behavior which satisfies a potentially dangerous or dangerous dog label.
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