What should I do about our duplex neighbor’s friendly but destructive dog?

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What should I do about our duplex neighbor’s friendly but destructive dog?

We rent a duplex. There is only 1 fence surrounding the entire house’s perimeter. We live in the front half, our neighbors live in back and have been there for some 20 odd years. They have a 5-month-old pit bull, but leave it outside for the majority of the day. It eats anything that’s on our porch, digs up our flower bed in front, jumps on us and gets us muddy after it’s been digging, poops all over our sidewalk, and it ate our internet cable attached to the wall, for which we had to get repaired. We forgive most but would really like to “use” our porch area. Legally, what are our rights?

Asked on March 11, 2012 under Real Estate Law, California

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