Independence, KY asked in Animal / Dog Law for Kentucky

Q: I picked up a free puppy on Facebook today. I gave it to the shelter saying I found it after I saw how thin it was.

I picked up a free puppy on Facebook today. The puppy ended up being extremely thin and looked like they were never fed. The place I picked them up from was a horror. The dog looked sick as well. I didn't have the money to handle the ER care. So within an hour of getting the puppy I took it to my county shelter. I told them I found it, bc I was scared I would get in trouble. Now the lady I picked it up from told the shelter that I picked them up. How much trouble am I in?

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

A: None. Don’t worry about it.

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