A dog owner has an ongoing duty to control, restraint and secure any dog. Thus, any dog posing immediate danger to others may be shot, especially if that animal is on someone else's property. However, you need to supply more information to a local state...Read more »
Hello, I'm not a resident of Delaware, but I was wondering how the state defines "fur" and "hair" in the law banning the sale or trade of dog and cat fur/hair. Federal law defines dog and cat fur as a pelt--any fur or hair with skin attached--and so do other laws for other... Read more »
on 2/10 in an apt fire in Lindstrom I called the landlord to see if the pup had made it He said yes I told him i want my dog back and asked if he could drop at a relatives house 5 blocks away he said yes then he started yelling at me saying I want the dog repeating himself I told him no I want the... Read more »
Your post is difficult to follow, but it sounds like you want to report the dog stolen. You can report it to police but there is a good chance they tell you it is a civil matter to be candled in civil court.
Her not to get one. The 1st 2yrs I had the dog every other week plus any personal holidays she took. The next 3 yrs I had him from Sat mid=afternoon until Friday morning. (Yes 5=6 days per week) Occasionally Thurs pm if I brought him to her. Then covid. No Travel. We shared for almost a year, but... Read more »
My sister would watch my puppy while I worked. One day she was watching him & when I was gonna pick him up she said she would watch him overnight. I said okay. The next day I tried to get him back & she said no she’s not giving him back. It’s Been Over 2 Weeks Since she refused to give... Read more »
My roommate had a dog and she started neglecting him. Leaving him in his crate for two to three days at a time with no food, water, or bathroom breaks. The rest of our house was taking care of him and he became so anxious from her neglect that he was attacking other animals that either live here as... Read more »
We live out in the country and out neighbors will sit outside and and make noises to our dog to go over and today we heard a gunshot and He called and said he shot at our dog after he lured him over can he do that?
No, that would be animal cruelty/abuse. But, keep your dog fenced in or tethered whenever he's outside to make sure he stays safe since your neighbor is crazy. Report this to animal control or your local law enforcement.
'Poor dog. Anyone could sue and there's no controlling or predicting whether someone would. What you describe sounds like a reasonable basis for a defense or counterclaim. Your question remains open for three weeks. Try contacting one of the attorneys in the Animal/Dog law section and see...Read more »
I was never even notified about the bite. My ex had an ofp on me over false accusations. So why should I get this huge bill a year later and it's going to collections on me ? Not right is it? Should the dogs owner be responsible? Or my ex wife?
It makes sense if you are obligated to pay the medical bills as a result of a divorce or a custody agreement. But I don’t know why you wouldn’t have received the bill earlier. It’s obviously a different situation if there isn’t such an agreement.
Not without legal risk. As lawyers we consider how the law may apply to hypothetical facts (1) in the past; and (2) in the future. When the case is being litigated in court, it's almost always about the past. Past facts can't be changed, though we may have problems of proof. On the...Read more »
I obviously let my neighbor know immediately and she is devastated. I am wondering if we should call the cops or if there is nothing they could/would do about it. I have seen the car before and know they live in the area. Is this a crime? Should I get the car's license plate number? Or is... Read more »
Me and my boyfriend got a puppy and we weren’t able to keep him due to us having a baby on the way and it added tons of stress we didn’t need, so we gave him to the human society. The person we bought the dog from found out and is telling people we signed a contract and we didn’t pay for the... Read more »
Sure; in America anyone can sue anybody for anything at any time (even without a lawyer in small claims court). Winning the lawsuit is another matter. Save all your receipts, text messages, emails and all other documents.
This is a very fact-specific question. Accordingly, it would depend on what happened. Can they be in trouble for discharging the firearm in city limits? Can they justify their actions? Can they show they were coming to the aid of the other dog? Frankly, the "right" answer is going to...Read more »
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