Breed-specific legislation (BSL), laws targeting specific dog breeds deemed potentially dangerous, is often a contentious issue. Lawmakers enact these regulations with the belief that they will reduce the frequency and severity of dog bites. However, the real-world impact of such laws on Bakersfield dog bite injury cases might not align with the intended goal….
Along with cats, reptiles, and fish, dogs are some of the most commonly-encountered and beloved pets in the state of California. In fact, Pawlicy Advisor found that nearly 40% of California households owned at least one dog in 2020. In contrast, the same study found that only 22.9% of California households own a cat….