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Virginia creates Web-based dangerous dog registry. The Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (VDACS) launched an interactive dangerous dog registry that enables people to check if dangerous dogs reside in their area. Legislation enacted in 2006 mandated the creation of this online registry. So far, VA is the only state with an on-line version. Click here to see it in action. 

Dogbitelaw.com - A site developed by an attorney (Kenneth Phillips) devoted to the law regarding dog bites.   

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See, Animal Law and Dog Behavior, by David Favre and Peter Borchelt (Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co. Inc. 1999)