Aurora, CO asked in Animal / Dog Law for Colorado

Q: If my dog got through the fence and into the neighbors yard and killed their dog can animal control take my dog?

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Kristina M. Bergsten
Kristina M. Bergsten
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  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • Denver, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: It is possible animal control would confiscate your dog, pending a hearing on the criminal charges against you for the death of the other dog. I would recommend speaking to an animal attorney to go over your options and defenses and make sure your dog is not euthanized as a result of this case.

Juliet Piccone
Juliet Piccone
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  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • Greenwood Village, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: Absolutely. About 50% of my case load is dangerous dog defense. You need a lawyer right away. I charge for my consults, because this is my specialty.

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