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West's Oregon Revised Statutes Annotated. Title 48. Animals. Chapter 609. Animal Control; Exotic Animals; Dealers. Dogs. 609.020. Dogs declared personal property

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Citation: O.R.S. 609.020

Citation: OR ST 609.020

Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 01/2014

Summary:   Dogs are considered personal property in Oregon.

Statute in Full:

Dogs are hereby declared to be personal property.

Case Note:

L.O.L. § 5731, ORS 609.020, declaring dogs to be personal property, is merely a legislative declaration of the common law. McCallister v. Sappingfield, 1914, 72 Or. 422, 144 P. 432.

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