My neighbors leave their dog outside in a small fenced in area 24/7. I never see it out. There is a dog house but it doesn’t have a flap and I don’t think it has any straw. It stays out there even when temperatures drop below 30 degrees. Is this even legal? It’s heartbreaking.
It is not legal. R.C. § 959.131(D)(3) states that it is considered torture to "confine the companion animal without affording it. during the impoundment or confinement, with access to shelter from heat, cold, wind, rain, snow, or excessive direct sunlight if it can reasonably be expected that the...Read more »
He leaves her with me and will call occasionally if the kids want to play with the dog. This has gotten confusing to her. Recently I was called one hour after she got over there to come get the dog because they wanted to play with their friends and didn’t want to deal with potty breaks. and the... Read more »
You may or you may not have any rights. You providing care for her seems to indicate ownership. On the other hand, you believe that the dog belongs to your friend and you will bring the dog over to their house at their request. Payment of those bills could indicate you own the dog, but could also...Read more »
We live on an acre of land and the dog ONLY barks when the man is creeping around our property (in bushes and driveway) he’s taking us to an animal services hearing where we’ll supposedly be charged $250 for “noise violation” He claims dogs can’t bark at all but I want the dog to... Read more »
Each county or local government has its own code (or not) regarding excessive barking. They are vague. For instance, Montgomery County’s reads, “An owner must not allow an animal to cause noise that is loud enough and persistent enough to disturb another person’s quiet enjoyment.“ This...Read more »
I’ve contacted the owner, animal control, city code enforcement and local police and none of them either seem to care or say there is nothing they can do, I feel the system is failing me here and leaving me no safe options. I need some advice on how to proceed.
It seems that you need a better fence. Six foot chain link or masonry so that the dog can't chew through it. If it's wood or chain link, beware. The dog can also dig under it. Neighbors have an obligation to share the expenses of a property line fence, assuming that you have otherwise complied...Read more »
The DA wouldn't be the person to start a class action. Could a private individual? Probably not. A class action is only appropriate when the number of plaintiffs are too numerous for conventional for conventional joinder--as a rough rule of thumb, if you can fit them in the gallery on the...Read more »
If the mobile home has rules against having pit bulls than you cannot expect them to bend the rules just because you claim the pit bull is you "emotional support" dog. Why not go get a different breed of dog?
Her son posted it on social media. It was lost close to her house. She says she posted it as missing on 1 site for 5 days and her kids are attached so she doesn't have to return it. Can I get it back reasonably easily?
This should be posted under Florida law, not Maryland, as the laws different. I imagine that anytime a pet owner allows their dog to run loose (the very definition of not being under control) AND off their property, then their intentional, negligent or careless acts that allowed that and subsequent...Read more »
In theory, the person can sue you for negligence in failing to control your dog and allowing it to cause injury to him. However, it is unclear what his damages would be: was he bit? Scratched? Clothes torn? Suffered severe fright from the “attack”? How severe was your dog’s interaction? Was...Read more »
We lost our dog on Halloween evening when trick or treating since then . Then dog was taken in by somebody groomed and somehow landed her way to the pound where even though she is registered and has tags. The tags when lost were not currently be worn by our dog sheilla
Veterinary records are not protected like human medical records. That being said, your veterinarian likely has a policy and guidelines they use for patient information. You should contact your veterinarian and ask what their policy is.
The friend of the friend agreed to foster the dogs until transport from LA to TX rescue foster home where they will be spayed/neutered and completely vetted before placement with adoptive families. She turned out to be an unlicensed backyard breeder and plans to use at least two of these dogs for... Read more »
File a claim for civil fraud, damages, specific performance, legal fees, court costs, in small claims court with a Justuce of the Peace against both the friend and her friend.m. Also file a criminal complaint of fraud with the Sheriff's Office. Then contact the LA Dept of Ag and Humane Sociery to...Read more »
I am sorry that your dog got poisoned, but I'm not aware of any Missouri case on point. My gut feeling is that a landlord is not under a duty to advise a tenant of plants that are toxic to animals. Here is a link to an old Missouri Court of Appeals case, Grimmeissen v. Walgreen Drug Stores, 229...Read more »
My 8 month old cattle dog had gotten out of his dog run and got into my neighbor's yard to which he had shot him with a bird shot shotgun round and left 30 pellets in his front leg I was curious if we can sue him for over a 1000$ in vet bill?
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