Fall River, MA asked in Animal / Dog Law for Massachusetts

Q: If somebody gives me a dog as a gift how do I get it registered under my name

Someone gave them the dogs and then they gave me the dog how would I get the dog into my Name

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Joanne Belasco
Joanne Belasco
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: I can't answer your situation specifically because you aren't my client. Generally speaking, there are various ways to prove dog ownership, such as being the owner on a microchip ID, being listed as an owner at the vet, registering the dog with the city or town to get a dog license, and even being listed as the owner on a breed registry (although that may not be used as the sole proof of ownership). If you have more questions, feel free to email me at jo@windhorselegal.com.

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