Hi, I live in a single family home, in Missouri, which is public housing. I was prescribed by a psychologist an assistance animal to help with my severe generalized anxiety and depression. I went to speak with my landlord and they gave me a thick sheet of “rules” i have to follow such as;... View More
This is not legal per the Fair Housing Act as a blanket set of rules. Reasonable restrictions can be requested by the landlord if your particular emotional support animal(s) would somehow interfere with the living situation of other residents/ the character of neighborhood (for example your...View More
I took my dog to a doggy day care about 2days ago when I arrived to pick him up they inform that somehow he got free and bolted through the dog I have yet to find him so I wanted to know what are my options and how to go about them. Thanks
In short the answer is yes. But it would make more sense to start with demanding more information as to what happened, ask to see any surveillance videos etc to see if you can somehow get some clue as to what may have happened or where he ran off to.
Also find out if your state regulates/...View More
My ex-girlfriend showed up to my apartment uninvited requesting to retrieve the remainder of her items. I allowed her in and she ended up staying a while. I had fallen asleep and when I woke up, my ex and my cat were both gone. I had adopted the cat after we broke up and have documentation that I... View More
Yes you can still sue her for replevin. I’d also add claims for civil theft (possibility of being awarded attorney fees and triple damages), and also a claim for conversion which has a different mental state requirement than civil theft. The key is getting a show cause hearing set.
Acquaintance from my work got a 6mnth old pitbull puppy and didn't tell the landlord. He found out after the dog chewed the carpet and made her get rid of the dog. When we took the dog it had open wounds all over its body and was missing half her fur. After medications and medicated baths and... View More
I have a dog that is in training that is going to be a service dog once all training is complete and only barks when he is left home alone can my landlord tell me if I can’t get him to stop barking when I leave I either have to take him with me or stay home or rehome him?
my cat went missing and he was recovered by my neighbor. My neighbor did not know the cat was mine and posted an add for my cat. A lady who has a similar cat found the ad before I did and went and picked up my cat. She refuses to give him back and told me to take her to court. I know it's my... View More
You can sue her in a replevin action and if the court agrees you’ve proved ownership the court absolutely can order her to return your cat and even issue a writ to law enforcement directing them to go seize the cat to return to you.
I feel that the dog is not being properly taken care of since I moved out. My ex is mostly working out of town and for possible moths on end he isn’t even home. Leaving the dog to the roommate who doesn’t really even like dogs. He’s put in a garage all day and food thrown in is bowl and... View More
It’s your boyfriend’s dog no matter what you paid for or that you think you’d be a better owner. The best you could do is offer to buy the dog from him, possibly try to get leverage by pointing out what you spent and the care you gave, but those expenditures/services would likely be found...View More
Pet insurance covers a pet’s veterinary bills just like health insurance covers people’s medical needs. Your tenant needs renters insurance to cover liability and/medical bills caused by a dog. Every landlord should require good tenants carry renters insurance. In rare cases a landlord might be...View More
I have taken care of my yorkie for the last 2 + years. Vet Bill's and food and given him a place to stay and grow accustomed to. What paperwork do I need to file with the courts to retain position of Xander
You don’t need a writ to keep possession of your dog; rather if another party is claiming ownership that party will need to go to court, file a replevin action against you and if that party is successful, he or she can enforce the judgment by getting a writ of assistance from the court directing...View More
The roommate who agreed to watch the dog is responsible for its care unless he/she transfers it to a local humane society clearly stating all the details of ownership known to them, identifying the owner and disclosing the details about the owner can’t be contacted.
I was waking my dogs around the neighborhood and one peed on the grass. The area is a public area and NOT private property. He suggested I go all the way to the green belt and only let my dogs pee in those bushes. Which seems ridiculous. What are the laws about dogs peeing on grass in public areas?... View More
He has been gone with this girl for three weeks he came to two weeks of him being gone ...he took the only key so I could lock my door I started to record audio in case some one broke in ...well they came in for four hours took what ever they wanted went to work the next day and when I came home I... View More
Give him back I have a protection order against her and the dog is on there as well. I have paid vet bills im the only one with a home. He is attached to this home because he has a puppy brother here as well. What kind of rights dose she have to the dog? It was not gifted to her. She took him when... View More
Now we have a pitbull coming to our house all the time, to play with our dogs. He's the sweetest dog. He doesn't like to go back home because he loves us so much. Can we claim this dog if the owners let it roam? I'm afraid of it being hit by a car. The dog played as of his paw hurt,... View More
See if HSPPR is still allowing at home stray holds. If yes, contact them stating you found this dog wandering multiple times and you’re afraid it will get hurt if allowed to roam but you’d rather have the dog do the required stray hold at your home instead of their shelter. State you want to...View More
Unexpected death in immediate family out of state, nobody was willing/able to watch my dog while I was gone for the service. I could not board him on such short notice due to the boarding facility never having boarded my dog before. Explained situation to vet and they found a rescue for my dog to... View More
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