Q: My kitten was killed my my roommates dog that became loose and entered my room. Is the owner responsible for vet bill?
My lease agreement states that I can have 1 pet. The dog has shown aggression towards children and small animals, as well as bitten a child, which is not legally reported. The owner says that she is not responsible for anything because she told me that her dog has aggression issues. The landlord doesn't care either and neither of them are doing anything to try and prevent this from happening again. The vet bill was $500. I live in Indiana. The owner of the dog was not home at the time. Is the owner of the dog responsible at all?
Did the dog turn the handle on the door? Did the cat let him in? Did you and your roomate have an agreement about how the dog would be restricted when owner was away.
Sounds like you put all responsibllity on her. If you let the door be opened, unlocked, dogs will be dogs, cats will be cats, dogs will retaliate.....
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