Alaska Animal / Dog Law Questions & Answers

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

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Alaska on
Answered on Sep 24, 2017
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
No, unless a court of law determines that you so agreed.

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

2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Alaska on
Answered on Sep 19, 2017
William John Light's answer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk%3AFairbanks,_Alaska#Moose_law

Q: Can I legally get my dog back?

2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Alaska on
Answered on Jun 9, 2016
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
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.

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

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Alaska on
Answered on Aug 10, 2015
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
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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