Cordova, TN asked in Animal / Dog Law for Tennessee

Q: My wife made a mistake of giving her puppy away that she paid for and wants her back, she has been dealing health

My wife and I purchased a Yorkie full breed, basically I am the one that purchased her and I am the one that cared for her, I am the one that took her to the doctor to get her shots, but the wife is the one that our puppy spent the time with because she wanted one, she has been dealing her health concerns and was trying to be selfless figuring she wasn't paying Riena our puppy enough attention and ask a person we know was there anyone that they might know that she could give her too because she felt she wasn't paying Riena enough attention, not realizing the grief and emptiness that she would feel once she let her go. Less than 24 hours she has changed her mind and realized she wants her puppy back, but the so called friend told her that it was too late it was nothing she could do, she gave her to another family and couldn't take her back. But she is not the owner nor has she cared for Riena it has been us for the past six months medical vet visits and all, is there a way I can get my

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Marjorie A Bristol
Marjorie A Bristol
  • Goodlettsville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Probably not. A gift is a gift. You can't take it back once it is given.

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