Glasgow, KY asked in Animal / Dog Law for Kentucky

Q: How long is a dog left with a pet sitter in Kentucky before they are considered abandoned?

He doesn't care for his dog like a dog owner should. He's left outside 24/7 in his own feces, fed 40 lb bag food, and when it's gone, he waits a few days and then dumps a new bag out. His dog escaped and asked neighbor to watch him for the weekend, and then 2 weeks later and has yet to reach out for the dog. Has money so throws it at his problems to make them go away. We just want to help the neighbor get the dog out of this situation. He deserves so much better living.

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Depends on numerous factors, such as length of sitter engagement, length past sitter engagement, viable explanation for delay, etc.

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