Lawyer for Dog Bites in Linn County Oregon

Lawyer for Dog Bites in Linn County Oregon

Below are relevant portions of the Linn County, Oregon, dog bite statute located at:

Linn County Oregon Code 560


Linn County Dog Control statutes allow for greater control over dogs than general Oregon dog statutes in ORS 609.

  • It is unlawful for dogs to run at large in Linn County. Any Peace Officer or Dog Control Officer may impound a dog that is found running at large.
  • It is also unlawful in Linn County to allow your dog to be a public nuisance (See Linn County Code 560.410)
  • A dog in considered a public nuisance under Linn County Code 560.410 if it does the following
    • Chases vehicles
    • Damages other people’s property
    • Trespasses on the property of others
    • Runs at Large
    • Disturbs people by frequent and prolonged noises