Montclair, CA asked in Animal / Dog Law for California

Q: How to claim ownership of a dog i bought

I bought a male dog from a girl she claims that i made an agreement to give her a pup if my female dog had some from him. Never was there an agreement not even written but instead she asked if i would be interested in donating one, i always said i would ask my family. My dog only had 2 pups which cannot donate one to her. She claims to sue me because i cannot give her a pup and that legally she still owns the male she sold to me.How can i go about this?

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

A: Get the dog and pups licensed in your name. Wait for the Small Claims lawsuit, or Superior Court lawsuit, where she claims ownership. Defend it.

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