Elmhurst, NY asked in Animal / Dog Law for New York

Q: what happens if u leave Vet without paying the bills? They do not have my pet.


I went to Vet and they quoted me 150 dollar but the bill ended up being 425 dollars with food and medicines, so i did not take food and medicines and i left vet without paying bills.

What is the law against this?

They have my name and address.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Benjamin Z. Katz
Benjamin Z. Katz
  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: I am sure they will send you a bill in the mail. If you don't pay it they will most likely take further collection efforts. Further efforts after that may include hiring a collection agency, reporting it to the credit bureaus and possibly suing you to get a money judgment.

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