I recently moved into an apartment. Every time I walk towards my parking area I would pass my neighbor’s patio. Their dog would always bark every time someone walks by but today I noticed it didn’t and looked like it was suffering from the weather. Even though he was under a shade the heat was... Read more »
The owners provide some financial help but have not been very good to the mother of the dog. They pay for food and some puppy training pads. I care for them 24/7 and have since they were born. Initially they said to keep all the pups and they just wanted the mom back but once they saw the... Read more »
There is no legal theory that would give you ownership of puppies because they were born in your house. If the mother isn't yours, neither are the puppies. However, if they gave you the puppies, i.e., said "keep them", then they made a gift. Completed gifts cannot be revoked, so I would say that...Read more »
Yes, you can. Dog owners are responsible for injuries caused to another dog if they were negligent in failing to control their dog. Here, it appears that the dog owner was in violation of your local leash law, since his dog escaped his property. Present copies of your receipts to your neighbor...Read more »
MGMT Has said no more pets. My mom is disabled and he is a big dog that needs to go in and out. My mom struggles to do this daily. Also the dog does not get along with the other pets. My sister has been informed via txt to pick up her dog. She has not responded.
Ordinarily, you are under no obligation to keep any other person's animals for any period of time. If she agreed to do so, or accepted money for doing so, that would be different. If she no longer want to, or cannot serve any longer, she should notify her daughter in writing that she will...Read more »
Carpet was replaced and the edges are fraying and pulling up and they are blaming my dog, they are saying we are responsible for repairs even though I know my dog didnt do that to the carpet. He is crated when we are not home and he is not pulling up the carpet when we are. Is there any laws... Read more »
Maybe. Depends on age of the carpet and the damage that was done. If the carpet is worn and old, then probably not. If there are chunks taken out or rips, then maybe. If you and the landlord cannot come to agreement, you can sue him in Small Claims for return of your deposit.
Animal Control can investigate and impound the dogs, or issue a ticket for animal cruelty, or do nothing if you complaints are unfounded. Not feeding is serious. Not walking is unlikely to be an issued.
While I was in custody my dog was hit by a car and a shelter fixed the dog but they had me sign my rights away or they were going to put my dog down that. Was my two option options I had . I signed to release interest in the dog because that way it would live that's all I could do at the time now... Read more »
My grandmother asked me to dog sit for her for two weeks while she’s moving. I let my landlord know out of decency and he told me it was okay. He has a father that is very controlling and isn’t the landlord and told him to tell me I can’t dog sit at my apartment. I went to speak to him and he... Read more »
We got the dog a month ago, put a lot of time & money into his rehoming. We didn't sign anything when we rehomed him, now the owner is claiming it wasn't in the persons name who sold it to us & that they want him back. The person who sold him said it was her teenage daughters dog & that the dog... Read more »
Your question is tagged in MI, but is posted in CA. If you are in MI, talk to a MI attorney.
If the parent gave you the dog, then it's probably yours. In reality, the dog probably belonged to the parent. If you are sympathetic to the ownership of the teenager, then tell them that you...Read more »
My dogs are spoiled. Are their any laws to make people stay off your property. Can i get a restraining order on her? I rescue cats and feed strays so theirs a few outside my house now she’s telling me I have a animal problem and taking pictures of my car?? Do I have any rights against this crazy... Read more »
If she is trespassing, call the police and get a restraining order. If you are attracting strays to your home and neighborhood, you might be creating a nuisance, and she might be able to get a restraining order against you.
My father is a disabled vet and she is his ESA dog. We did not kbow ahe got pregnant til it was to late.. Even when like 4 weeks the vet missed it. Can a federally funded shelter force you to leave and surrender a federally registered service animal?
There is no federal registry. There is a private company called "federal registry" but it is not affiliated with the federal government. Next, I have also never heard of a federally funded shelter. Next, you are confusing emotional support animals and service dogs. Service dogs are trained to...Read more »
Because they are not answering my calls the vet called me saying he found him and took him because he was too skinny,my friend called him under a different number because he wasn't answering, and the guy that has him said he wont give him back because suppostly he was too skinny,and if i try to get... Read more »
3 years ago I gave away a kitten to a coworker. He just turned the cat in and without saying anything to them that it was his they then called us and told us that we had to relinquish the pet and pay all fees . Even though I have not seen this pet for three years and live in another state now.... Read more »
My husband ex girlfriend gave the dog and all original paperwork to him and has not paid any vet visits or expenses in 2 years, and now has decided to pop back up and is trying to take the dog away, who has the right to the dog?
Until your husband gets sued and a Judgment is entered against him to return the dog, he is the owner. He received a gift. A completed gift cannot be revoked. I am sure that the exGF has a different story. That's why Small Claims trials exist.
Yes, they can release it. Animal Control can euthanize, release it without restriction, or release it with conditions. Contact a PI attorney to discuss your potential claims against the dog owner. The owner is strictly liable for bites caused by his dog.
because they were moving and couldn't keep them. My sister and I moved out about 2 years ago and she couldn't keep our dog so I've had her and taken care of 100% of the finances and vet bills alone. My sister and I had a fight and she now wants the dog back and has gone back to her ex-boyfriend's... Read more »
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