Q: My roommates ex moved out 12/2019 and left her dog. Yesterday she came and took her while I was preoccupied with my kids
She didn't ask if the dog could stay nothing. Just came home to her dog and everything else she owned gone. She's been over since and never says a word about the dog. I pay for food medicine everything for 9 months. She came over and while I was busy with the kids she took the dog. Now I have 3 very upset kids and she says I can't do anything because she's her dog. What can I do to get the dog back?
A: You would have to sue her for ownership rights to be recognized. You can claim she abandoned the dog. However, unless she said or did anything that clearly expressed her wish to abandon, it will be an uphill battle. If you want to recover what you spent, you can sue her to be reimbursed for the money spent to care for her dog.
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