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Q: Hey so my female dog got knocked up and the male owner thinks she has full rights to my puppies and doesn't have to pay

She says we agreed on this. And we talked about it and I said we will see and she just demands she gets one she also didn't sign an agreement either. So my true question do I have to give her a puppy

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Sep 24, 2017

No, unless a court of law determines that you so agreed.

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Q: Trying to confirm or debunk a claim I've come across, stating that in Alaska, it is illegal to get a moose drunk.

William John Light answered on Sep 19, 2017,_Alaska#Moose_law

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Q: Can I legally get my dog back?

I gave my dog to a friend thinking they were going to be good owners. A week later they sold the dog to someone else. I am listed as the owner on the AKC registration paper and I still have the paper in my possession. Can I legally get "my" dog back?!

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jun 9, 2016

No, you sold the dog. The AKC registration is incorrect (You do not own the dog; the new owner probably can correct it if he/she has a bill of sale), and in any event is not the proper way to perfect a security interest in animals such as dogs.

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Q: A neighbors dogs from over a mile away killed our wool producing sheep on our property fenced in can I sue him?

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 10, 2015

Probably. I note that this question was asked some 16 months ago. Contact me if you have not yet resolved this matter.

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