Lafayette, LA asked in Animal / Dog Law for Louisiana

Q: My sister left her dog with me 5 months ago. Now says we must share him.

Dog is a boxer. Since she left him I've paid for his care including shots, food and vet bills. I paid for a microchip as well. All vet business and microchip was done in my name since I've had him.

I hold no love for my sister and would rather not have to interact with her so I'm not interested in "sharing" the dog. What are my options for solidifying ownership.

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux

  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: Looks like a donation to me. Get the dog licensed in your name.

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