Q: My dog got out and was hit and brought into a vet, a rescue shelter paid for him but refuses to talk or let me pay
After I provided evidence that he was mine and even have told them I will pay for him, but they won’t give him back and refuse to talk to me or give me any information, is their anything I can do, I was paying someone who I trusted with my dog to watch him while I was out for 2 days and came back to find out he got out of my gate. I have proof of his shots and birthday and proof he is mine, is their anything I can do to get him back ??
A: It seems odd that they would not want to receive compensation for the vet bill, since you stated you are willing to pay. The next step would be to draft a letter with supporting documentation enclosed of ownership and offering to pay the vet bill and demanding the return of the dog. If that doesn't work, you could hire an attorney to draft a letter before filing a lawsuit for injunctive relief. If you wish to handle the case yourself, you can take it to small claims court.
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