My friend is moving out of her negligent parents' house. She's almost 20. She's paid for everything with the dog, paid the adoption fees, paid for vet costs, etc. She's wanting to re register the dog's microchip information to herself, (it's presently in her father's name) and take the dog with her... Read more »
If she paid for it, she has a strong argument the dog is hers. As for the microchip, it's usually company policy that they won't change the name of the person on the microchip without consent from the primary account holder, which, it sounds like, is her dad. She can take the dog with her since she...Read more »
They won’t euthanize your dogs unless and until you’re convicted of owning a dangerous dog, or whatever you’re charged with. But if you don’t pay the impound fees, your dogs will be forfeited to the shelter. You have 10 days from the date the dogs were taken to challenge/object to them...Read more »
You have to file an impound contest hearing motion within 10 days of your dog being seized. If you don’t, then you have to pay “costs of care” fees every month. If you can’t pay, they consider your dog forfeited. It is a callous law, but that’s the law for right now. Writing a letter to...Read more »
My husband and I just relocated to Colorado. Our house has a fenced in back yard but we’ve seen some cats in our yard. Our dog is very sweet and loves to play with other dogs but hasn’t been around any cats. He goes out and in whenever he wants. We don’t watch him too closely outside since... Read more »
Most likely, the cats will eventually stop coming in your yard once your dog’s scent is established. That said, the answer to your question depends on whether or not these cats are owned by someone who will bring a lawsuit against you or file criminal charges. Then that raises the issue of...Read more »
I filed a police report last year when I knew who had taken him. I told her where the cat lived and she said she knew. She moved and cat disappeared. When I contacted the police in new town they said civil matter. Cat showed up just over a year later so she must have brought him back. He's under a... Read more »
Sister was given a dog almost 2 years ago by BF and she asked mom who owns the house we all live in if she could keep it. she already has a cat that was purchased "for her" but she doesn't take care of it so mom refused. I step in because i love the dog and say i will take financial responsibility... Read more »
I woke up and I hear meowing coming from somewhere, and I thought it was my cat. It was actually another person's cat that was outside my front door. I didn't know this because it had no collar and I hadn't seen it before. Over the next couple of hours the cat stayed out there. I had gone and came... Read more »
The judge ordered against me today and a temporary judgment and told me to return my dogs to my ex-girlfriend. At the end of the trial he acted like he did not know she committed domestic violence in September when the clerk told me that he was aware.
It’s a little unclear what happened and what the order was. Depending on the order and the type of case, you could be held in contempt of the order and arrested based on that contempt until you comply.
June 2018 we had a radiograph done for another matter concerning her stomach showing abdominal opacities in the area of concern that her primary vet didn't respond to or suggest further diagnosis when I asked via email if we should confirm per the specialist that looked at them. Do I have a case?
Animal control showed up with a complaint from one of our neighbors saying two black dogs were in their yard through the fence. While I have two black dogs and a third small tri color dog, no new fence boards are up and they were watched all day when being let outside. The officer said the fence... Read more »
My ex left her dog with me in October, he had been with me since June, but she left in October and left him behind and has not come back. She will ask how he is occassionally, but thats it. He is thriving in his new home with my other dog.. She now claims it was at my request that he stay, it was... Read more »
There’s no way to preemptively take the dog from her. Technically, the only she can get him out of your possession is to sue you and win. So unless and until she does that, the dog can stay with you. The longer he stayed with you, the stringer case you can build that he should remain with you.
We are currently moving away from him due to family issues and we would like to bring our dog with us. What can we do to legally get our dog back? Can we re-register him and change the ownership of the chip from his name to ours?
My dog ran out my front door before I could stop him. He has no history of violence; he's never bitten a person or dog before. He ran across the street where a neighbors dog was barking at him. He gained entry to the neighbors yard through a hole in his fence and attacked his dog. The dog survived... Read more »
He can sue you and probably win based on these facts, but his recovery is limited to the value of the vet bills. You could also get a criminal citation that will go on your record unless you fight it. If the person gets their vet bills through the civil process or the criminal process, he has been...Read more »
You can sue her in civil court to get your dog back, or you can file a police report and see if the police will help you get your dog back. If the police won't help, your only recourse is to sue her in civil court and you should speak to an attorney about handling that so it is done properly.
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