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The owner of a dog has a duty to keep that dog under reasonable control at all times, and to keep that dog from running at large.

V.T.C.A., Health & Safety Code § 822.012

The owner or person having control of a dog at least six months of age in a county adopting this subchapter may not allow the dog to run at large unless the dog the dog is registers and is wearing an identification tag.

V.C.T.A.,Health & Safety Code § 822.031

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