Calhoun, GA asked in Animal / Dog Law and Wrongful Death for Georgia

Q: Can I sue an animal hosp.if they didnt follow protocol with a that was "DOA" and I told them to save the pups?

I did CPR on her all the way there. They did CPR 5 minutes then told me she was dead, did I want them to take out the babies? I said they should have been out by now. They took babies out and ONLY did compressions on them. No shot or drops to jump start their hearts according to other vets I've spoken too.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing

A: You can only get the market value of the pups if you can prove they would have survived had the hospital used extreme measures--which requires expert testimony that will cost you more than the market value of the dogs. Sorry, but time to let go of this one.

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