Not much can be done about a growling dog that's never bit anyone. The owner might be able to be convinced to muzzle the dog when taking it out. However, once it bites someone, the owner will be liable for the damages and may be required to muzzle or otherwise restrain the dog. State and local laws tend to address animals specifically, especially exotic ones...
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