Portland, OR asked in Animal / Dog Law for Oregon

Q: Who gets the pups leagaly?

I have a black German Shepherd and my mom's dog has mated with her without my permission and after me telling her not to let it happen. And now that it has she wants half the litter. Even though my girlfriend and I have been taking care of the mom during and after pregnancy, including pup Is this legal? What do I do about it.

Pups worth $600 each aprased.

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Jennie Lynn Clark
Jennie Lynn Clark
  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • Portland, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: It is your dog and your pups. Owners that allow their dogs to trespass on the dogs of others have no legal claim. You could make a claim for trespass; however, it appears that you have not been harmed by the trespass, as you have stated the pups are worth $600.00 each.

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