Spokane, WA asked in Animal / Dog Law for Washington

Q: My friend gave me our dog 8 months ago I got him set up as my capanin animal. Now she is wanting him back what can I do?

I have got our dog little foot set up as my capanin animal. Paid the pet deposit to have him and have solely taken care of him for 8 months.

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A: The fact that the dog is now a companion animal for you is of no consequence. If your friend indeed gave the dog to you, your friend cannot now have the dog back.

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