The dog was given an injection of antibiotics and sent home with owner. She did not do well and was taken to a veterinarian ER. Emergency surgery was done , showing that the original vet had tied off her left ureter. There was intense inflammation, leaking of urine into the peritoneal cavity,... Read more »
I was sued by my ex over a dog that we adopted while together but has lived with me 90% of the time since we separated. For the eight years since we separated, I would let him take the dog from time to time but never more than a week and usually just a few days. He’s lived in the same place since... Read more »
Hello, I have an animal cruelty case with an offer to accept home detention and felony conviction. If I accept the settlement conviction, would it be automatically bar my asylum case? I am waiting on individual hearing.
my dog always jumps our fence and hangs out in the front yard, AC comes and brings him down with a pole and writes me a ticket, this was around 7 in the morning so i had no idea the dog was out. can i fight the ticket because i didn’t know the dog was out or it it irreverent?
You can successfully sue if the owner knew of the dog's propensity to bite and failed to warn you. There is no strict liability for dog bites for a person, like yourself, who has chosen to work with dogs. You have to prove negligence on the part of the dog owner.
SPCA said I can't get my dog back that was picked up cuz he got loose and had a broken leg the broken leg was a prior injury how do I get my dog back State of California is it legal for them to take away my dog like that because they're not allowing me to get my dog out and I'm... Read more »
Yes, its legal. Failing to provide necessary veterinary care to your injured animal can be a crime. Animal Control is within its rights to refuse to return the dog to you. You have demonstrated that you are not fit to provide a safe home for it.
My daughter was attended by paramedics and her injuries were not serious but she is bypolar and was very affected mentally. Our family dog was seriously injured and has died. A report was filed with animal control. I would like to seek compensation for my dog's vet bills and the loss of our... Read more »
Your daughter has a good case against the owner of the dog. You have a case to recover your vet bills from the owner of the dog. Hopefully the owner has homeowner's insurance that applies. Your daughter, especially, needs to consult with a personal injury attorney. This is far too complex...Read more »
You have no legal rights to do anything. You can offer to buy them if Animal Control believes that the puppies are being given legally adequate care but you disagree. If the owner doesn't want to sell, then move on.
Call the police and report that this person is in receipt of stolen property. You can also sue in Small Claims for money and/or for an Order for return of your property. Your success will depend on whether your boyfriend was the owner of the dog or had authority to give it away.
My sons father deemed his pitbull terminally ill. The dog was taken to a vet for, if I remember correctly, seizures. I never heard of the outcome to that visit, and shortly after my son called and was so upset, crying, and told me his dad shot the dog. I understand the dog was sick, but I was... Read more »
This could be illegal for a number of reasons. Animal cruelty, illegal discharge of a weapon, etc. Depending on circumstances, it might be legal. It really depends on the facts of exactly what happened. Make a complaint to the Sheriffs Dept. or police and find out.
My now ex wife and I were separated at the time but we were still married and living together..while I was away one day coaching our sons football team our dog got out of the house while she was home and Dog saw another little dog and it’s owner picked up her dog and our dog a Akita subsequently... Read more »
If it's a community debt, then she should bear her share of it. It's unclear whether your wife was a party to the litigation, and/or was aware of the settlement conference. It's also unclear whether your wife has the funds to actually contribute the $30k which might be her share....Read more »
Owner refuses to give up his dogs to animal control. These dogs have attacked before & ever since the incident they have gotten loose almost every day. My 2 month puppy was on a leash in our yard and they came into our yard with the intention of attacking me, but saw my puppy and went for him.... Read more »
Hi we found a dog and reported it to the local shelter in California. They have now put out a Facebook post asking for anyone in the area to come forward. She is not chipped and was found with a dog collar but no tag, which leads us to think she may have been abandoned. When can we reasonably... Read more »
This friend is my husband's cousin. He asked us to watch her because he moved to an apartment, which they couldn't have pets. He doesn't come to see her at all, doesn't buy her food, doesn't ask how she is doing. I have been buying everything for the dog. It doesn't... Read more »
You can't just take somebody else's dog because you don't think he's a good owner. You agreed to watch the dog. You didn't put a time limit on it, or apparently even ask for funds to pay for food, or to pay for kenneling. If you want to change the terms of that deal, you...Read more »
I returned to someone that came forward with vaccination records the very next day. Someone almost week later claims dog was theres. I didn’t keep any information on other people I gave to. Now I am being harassed by them. I had no idea it would come to this. I tried to do a good thing and... Read more »
No good deed goes unpunished!! Didn't think it was a big deal? Have you read all the entries on Justia in Animal/Dog Law and seen the way people go crazy about their animals! You were trying to be a good Samaritan, but you didn't call animal control first to see what you were getting...Read more »
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