Barberton, OH asked in Animal / Dog Law for Ohio

Q: Is some gave us their dog, including shot records, toys, bowls etc etc Then wants the dog back 6 months later...

She claims we misunderstood and she was having us “ foster” the dog till she was able to have her again. No talk of this being temporary or “ foster” was ever said. She never compensated or even contacted us during these 6 months . Its not about the money and we just want to keep our dog! What should i do?

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Taylor P Waters
Taylor P Waters
  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • Worthington, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: If you have the original texts/emails which show she planned to give the dog to you, you should be fine. Even if you don't, she'd have to take you to small claims court and your position seems defendable.

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