15. Every municipal corporation shall be responsible for the damages caused by dogs to sheep or other farm animals within its territory.
The indemnity shall be limited to three-fourths of the damages caused, unless they be imputable to the negligence of the corporation.
No indemnity shall be due for damages suffered by animals wandering on the public road or caused by a dog belonging to the owner or custodian of the injured animals or which he allows to roam over his farm.
R. S. 1964, c. 130, s. 15.