Dallas, TX asked in Animal / Dog Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Texas

Q: Can police take my dog from his lead while looking for someone with an arrest warrant who use to live there?

I rent a room from a lady whos son is troublesome. The police had a arrest warrant for him but he wasn't there and neither was I at the time. They were mad because no one answered the door so they took my dog off of his leash and took him.

1 Lawyer Answer
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: They took your dog and left or they simply moved your dog to a different location? To be honest, if they claimed to be afraid of the dog then they could probably get away with shooting your dog dead.

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