Grand Junction, CO asked in Consumer Law and Animal / Dog Law for Colorado

Q: purchased rehoming dog for service dog training dog is lame now and was not disclosed of steel rod in leg can't use her

We purchased dog for training as a service dog, appeared fine on initial testing, now she is lame and was checked out to see what the problem was and discovered steel rod in leg that did not heal properly and will required additional surgery with not a good out come. This injury was not disclosed upon purchase of this animal and she will be unable to perform the tasks she was purchased for, for our veteran.

1 Lawyer Answer
Juliet Piccone
Juliet Piccone
  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • Englewood, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: I'd suggest you repost your question with what it is you want to know and more facts. Was this an expensive dog from a breeder or a rescue? Or just a purchase from a private party/ non animal dealer? You probably need an actual consultation with an experienced animal attorney to figure out if you have any recourse.

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