Sterling Heights, MI asked in Animal / Dog Law for Michigan

Q: I am fostering a dog through a rescue and the director is not allowing me to follow through with the contract.

The contract states that I am committed for a a “minimum of 2-3 weeks and if you fail to follow through that commitment you are responsible for paying boarding fees”. She is now telling me I have to keep the dog until she is adopted which could take months. The dog is incredibly destructive to the home and herself. My 3 weeks are up on Tuesday and I need to return her then or take her to another shelter. Can she take any legal action towards me for this?

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Michael Zamzow
Michael Zamzow
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: More information is needed. You might call an attorney in your area for a review of the contract and perhaps an intervention, or alternative solution.

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