They got adopted. I called the shelter asking if they were there multiple times days after day and was told no but they were and now I'm being told they were there so I was lied too when I was trying to claim them within the 5 days they lied saying they weren't there so they wouldn't... View More
It sounds like you're facing a difficult situation with your cats, and it's understandable that you're feeling frustrated and upset. It's essential to gather all the evidence you have that proves ownership of your cats, such as vet records, adoption papers, or photos. This...View More
I got a puppy from a breeder in Florida. She has a chart on her website, showing the extra charges that are applied, based on the size of the puppies. The sizes are based on the size of the parents. The one I got was considered to be "Micro", which was $1,000 extra fee. He wasn't... View More
I only found out from the referring Vet 2/12/2024. After we had complications about the wire which was inserted during the procedure. TPLO do not require a wire, but tibia fractures do. When I asked the Surgeon about the wire, he said it is used to stabilize the leg. Again, he never mentioned... View More
The first and only priority at this point should be getting a second opinion from an independent veterinarian surgeon as to your dog's condition and whether or not this is a viable treatment plan and whether any corrective action be taken. This is not only required for your dog's health...View More
I got this puppy that’s 3 months old from the shelter. They claim they gave her dewormer but I’ve only had her for 6 days and she had a full grown tapeworm coming out. She was puking and we found the tapeworm coming from her butt. They also did not disclose if the mom came in with fleas or not... View More
I am staying with my dog at a family members residence. They are now asking me to get rid of my dog or find some sort of paperwork to ensure they are not liable for my dog. We will be moving in a couple of months and my dog is apart of our family. Looking for any guidance on how to find some... View More
You could sign an indemnification and hold-harmless agreement, but that would only do your relatives' any good if you have the assets to satisfy any potential liability. It might be better to acquire liability insurance in an amount acceptable to your relatives.
My spouse left me with 28 animals (cats and dogs) and is not in a position to take any of them. Many of them will live for another 10+ years. The cost of maintaining them is about one third of my monthly income.
We do not have any shared property, assets, or children. It should be a very... View More
I was attacked by a pitbull in the mobile home park I live in and my husband works for. If we attempt to make a claim, can his employer fire him? Can we be evicted? I've already been threatened by the landlord/employer. Due to the park managers negligence and lying claiming the dog was a... View More
Anyone can sue for anything but they won’t win in your fact pattern. A person fired from a job can sue based on a theory of “retaliatory discharge”. Additionally, a tenant can defend against an eviction based upon the defense of “retaliatory eviction.”
I was attacked by a pitbull in the mobile home park I live in and my husband works for. The landlord is liable and she has already threatened me. I want to sue for the lifelong injuries I've sustained and the horrendous pain I'm constantly in. I don't want to be evicted for something... View More
No, your landlord cannot threaten you with eviction because you have the right to sue him for your damages. If he did start an eviction case, you could defend with the “retaliatory eviction defense” under Florida law. You should retain counsel here in Central Florida for contingency fee...View More
My mother and I met the dog when we transported him for a rescue group. We both loved the dog but he was being adopted by “C”. About a year after the adoption, “C” could no longer care for the dog. She reached out to my mother to ask if we were interested in adopting him. I said I was,. I... View More
I am a groomer and a dog died while doing his nail, after a necropsy we found out that the dog had a health condition that could cause his death at any time, but I received an animal cruelty citation before the results. What should I do? can I remove the citation from my name without going to court... View More
I have a purebred horse used for equine sports. We listed the horse for sale through a broker. A couple agreed to purchase through a “lease to own”. They wanted a one month trial at lease cost then full purchase price if they kept her. The month ended but they haven’t purchased or returned... View More
I'm assuming you had your lease/sale arrangement in writing and signed by the couple, that you have demanded return of your horse in writing, and the couple has either refused to return her or has completely disregarded your demand. In that scenario, this likely constitutes a THEFT, so you...View More
You signed a waiver AFTER they injured your dog?? A waiver that explicitly provides that you cannot make a claim against them for injuring your dog??? If it's really that kind of waiver, it may be enforceable in a court of law, with you letting them off scot-free - but you must show it to a...View More
If the dog is deemed a nuisance, the HOA can demand removal of the dog. You might want to see if you can negotiate with the HOA for the dog to stay if the dog undergoes additional training. Even a muzzled dog can hurt someone based on the size of the dog and the person if the person gets knocked...View More
My dog is mistreated at my dad’s home. My parents are separated and I want to call animal control but I am scared that if I report it, they will take my dog and I won’t see him again. Would they take him away permanently or would they give him to my mom if they both own him or have “custody... View More
This is litigious. There's no evidence of which dog injured the plaintiff. I have written evidence supporting everything that transpired. I'm at a loss here as I'm on social security and don't have any money.
My neighbors on the side of her dog viciously attacked my cat. I have video proof of the dog in the cat in the altercation. My neighbor behind me was the one that broke up the altercation. I confronted my neighbor on the side. Showed her video documentation that it was her dog that attacked my cat.... View More
The dog owner is legally responsible for the vet bills, which you should first present to the owner to try to amicably resolve the matter, and if not settled, you can sue the owner in small claims court, assuming the amount is $8,000 or less. If the dog is owned by a couple, you would sue both...View More
So sorry to hear about your loss. Unfortunately, the measure of damages for the loss of your pet, as provided by law, would likely be only the fair market value of a bulldog of your dog's age at the time of his/her death and any vet bills associated with the incident. So the money that you...View More
I book my dog and my boyfriends dogs through an online portal for dog boarding in Florida. I sign the yearly terms and conditions as an anuthorized representative of a legal owner as it is through my online portal account as we live together and use it as one household. Within the document it... View More
Your boyfriend as dog owner is likely liable, and regarding yourself, that may depend on what "authorized representative" means as mutually understood by the parties - but regardless of who, if anyone, potentially has liability, the bite victim can and probably will file a lawsuit against...View More
My mother decided to take it upon herself to buy a purebred Great Pyrenees (huge dog) and ship it to my house for my family. The dogs papers have my moms name on it and a lot of agreements, one which is to never give the animal to a rescue. I cannot afford this animal at all and when I told my... View More
You are not a party to the contract with the seller which your mother signed. Thus, you are not bound by the terms of the contract and don't owe whatever your mother may still owe. And she gave it to you; it's yours to do with as you please.
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