Fullerton, CA asked in Animal / Dog Law for California

Q: My ex wants her dog back and he legally belongs to her but I know I take better care than him. My roommates agree.

She lives in a homeless shelter at the moment and our relationship ended because she’s manipulative. He had anxiety when she had him and was overweight. He is noticeably happier. If she takes him back he will live with in hoarders house and would not receive the attention he does here nor the space to run around.

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William John Light
William John Light
Answered
  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • Riverside, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Nothing you wrote makes you the owner.

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

A: She is the owner, so you can really only offer to buy the dog from her.

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