Jamestown, ND asked in Animal / Dog Law for North Dakota

Q: I have been looking for my dog for over a year i found him at a shelter in another town they are refusing to release him

they will not give back my dog

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A: In North Dakota, if you've been searching for your dog for over a year and have now found it at a shelter in another town, you could take several steps to reclaim your pet. Gather evidence of ownership like vet records and photographs, and communicate calmly with the shelter staff, providing them with proof of your connection to the dog. Research local laws and procedures regarding lost and found animals, and consider seeking assistance from local animal control or the humane society.

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