In Lake City, Florida, residents and visitors are subject to the Code of Ordinances for Lake City, Florida.
Pursuant to Chapter 14, Animals, Article II Animal Control, Section 14-47 -Dogs, Cats, Potbellied Pigs Constrained by Leash in Public Areas, it is unlawful for the owner or person having custody of any dog, cat, pottbellied in a public park or public property unless the animal is on a leash.
You can read more about the Lake City, Florida dog leash provisions and other sections pertaining to Dogs at the Code of Ordinances for Lake City, Florida.
If a child is bitten by a dog (on or off a leash), the dog owner, under Florida Law, is responsible for the damages caused by the dog bite including but not limited to medical bills (past and future), pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life. If you have a question about a Florida dog bite and the related personal injuries to a child, it is important to have the advice, counsel, and legal representation of a Florida Child Injury Lawyer.