Report Animal Injury Easily in Dearborn Animal Control

Animal Control Report Animal Injury Easily in Dearborn Animal Control

How to Contact Animal Control in Dearborn

It can be scary to be bitten by an animal, and you may be unsure how  works. Every city has different animal control laws, and it can be confusing who to call.

Animal control in Los Angeles is different from animal control in Atlanta, which differs from animal control in Miami. So if you get bitten by a dog, for instance, you may not know who to report the dog bite to, if you need a lawyer for the dog bite, or if you can sue for damages due to the bite.

And every state has its own dog bite law, as does every city and sometimes every county. So if you get bitten in PennsylvaniaCaliforniaTexas, or Ohio, it may be unclear whether you complain to the state or the city or county.

DoNotPay can make it clear who you contact, help you find a lawyer, and help you sue if it's necessary. This guide will talk about animal control in Dearborn, educate you on the dog bite laws, and explain why DoNotPay is the source to use if you get bitten by a dog.

About Dearborn's Animal Control Center

 Department is tasked with:

  1. Enforcing pet licensing regulations
  2. Enforcing animal control laws
  3. Investigation of animal cruelty and bite complaints
  4. Patrolling for stray and deceased animals
  5. Addressing wildlife concerns
  6. Working with the local Friends for Animals to return missing pets

Dearborn Animal Control Center Location, Hours, and Contact Details

You can reach out to Dearborn Animal Control with the following information.

Monday-Friday8 am to 5 pm
AddressDearborn Administrative Center 16901 Michigan Ave. Dearborn, MI 48126
Phone313-943-2000

Dearborn Dog Bite Laws

The law for dog bites in Michigan is Law MCLA 287.351, which sets the condition of when a dog owner is liable for a bite.

Can You Sue Someone for Dog Bites?

Yes, Dog bite claims are treated as either a strict liability where the owner is liable or as a claim of negligence by the owner. Either way, the owner is responsible for the dog's behavior, and if the dog happens to be in the care of someone else, the owner is still responsible.

Who Is Liable if a Dog Bites Someone?

Dearborn dog laws state that a dog owner is liable for a dog bite when the person is bitten can prove that:

  • The dog caused the injury
  • The person who was injured didn't provoke the dog
  • The person was in a public place or on the owner's property with permission

What Do I Do if I Have Been Bitten by an Animal in Dearborn?

If you are bitten by an animal, domestic or wild, call Dearborn Police immediately and seek medical attention. The animal must be located and quarantined or tested. Be prepared to give authorities all the information about the incident, including a description of the animal. It is vital to determine if the animal has contracted rabies.

To report animal bites, please call 313-943-2079 or after-hours 313-943-2201.

How to Report an Animal Control Problem in Dearborn on Your Own

Call Dearborn Animal Control at 313-943-2079 about animal bites. But that's only part of the problem.

If you're injured, you may have medical bills and time off work for which you'll have to sue. That means finding a lawyer, trying to keep up with your medical bills, and waiting for a call from Dearborn Animal Control. That's a lot to handle on your own. So there has to be a better way.

Next Steps for Reporting an Animal Control Problem in Dearborn if You Can’t Do It Yourself

DoNotPay can find you a lawyer, help you with your court case, and report your mammal bite all on one platform. You don't have to do it by yourself.

DoNotPay can help you report your injuries and sue for damages quickly and easily.

How to report an animal-related incident on DoNotPay:

If you want to report an animal-related injury but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 3 easy steps:

  1. Search "animal" on DoNotPay, find the Animal Control product, and select whether you've sustained a physical injury.

     

  2. Select whether you would like to report this incident to your local government agency, or demand compensation from the pet owner.

     

  3. Tell us more about the incident, including when and where you were injured, a description of the animal that caused the injury, and the contact information for the pet owner (if known).

     

And that's it! DoNotPay will file the demand letter or government report on your behalf with your incident details! You should hear back from them directly with further questions/confirmation regarding your demands.

Why Use DoNotPay to Report an Animal Control Problem in Dearborn

If you've been bitten by an animal you have enough to worry about without notifying the city and determining if you should sue, let DoNotPay help.

  • Fast: You don't have to wait for Animal Control to call you back. Just give some details to DoNotPay, and we do the rest.
  • Easy: We deal with any questions about your injury, so you don't have to.
  • Successful: We've helped thousands of people report animal control problems, and we can help you.

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