You and your ex-partner should consider negotiating and reaching a mutually agreeable arrangement. Discuss factors such as the dog's best interests, living arrangements, visitation schedules, and financial responsibilities. It is recommended to document the agreement in writing and have both...View More
Sorry to hear what happened to your mother. Whether your mom might have a viable case will depend on whether the dog's actions were foreseeable such that they could have been prevented. In New York, dog owners are strictly liable for harm caused by their dogs if they knew or should have...View More
The business litigation attorneys here could offer the best analysis, but you await a response for two weeks. The short answer is that a contract signed by only one person could be enforceable. Some contracts could be in the form of a one-sided purchase agreement. If there's a significant...View More
The dog I am interested in is a Cavapoo hypoallergenic and how not entered the property. They are denying because I mentioned the puppy is also going to be a PSD in training but the puppy will be an ESA first.
The animals sound neglected and in danger from your mother's lack of care. How did the dogs and cats end up back in your mother's house after you had the animals at the Vet? If you wanted to involve the police what held you back? If you want to report...View More
A nd rabies shot. Second dog was given away by dog catcher. When I first asked dog catcher what about the pup, she told me she knew nothing about her. I searched days in the woods and swamp for my dog. I called her back and she still claimed she knew nothing. After picking up other dog from dog... View More
Technically, there is no special entitlement for a tenant to have a pet dog where the lease prohibits pets without the landlord's permission. But, ANY tenant is entitled to own and keep a service dog (a dog specially trained for particular services to assist in...View More
I would need more information to answer this question. Does this letter prescribe an emotional support animal? Is your regular doctor a mental health professional? I assume your residence has a no pets policy. If that is the case, there are limited situations where a landlord may refuse to...View More
My dogs contracted parvovirus no veterinarian in nyc would help me unless i had funds which i dont. i had to surrender the puppies to ACC (Animal control center) they had me sign surrender form and told me that i cant get them back because im surrendering them. which i get but these are my... View More
By surrendering them, you have no further legal claim. If they are being re-homed, you can apply to adopt them. However, your inability to provide for their medical needs in the past will likely be taken into account.
She has made me feel like a burden to everyone, she lies and tells me that im over reacting. Recently my dog passed away, her lungs collapsed and she had bruising from something, the first person she said it was , was me. I know i never did anything to my dog but she said she "thinks"... View More
You can certainly sue someone for defamation / slander if they are making false statements about you. In any defamation case, however, you have to prove that the false statements caused you damages. Moreover, unless your aunt has any assets worth pursuing, a successful lawsuit against her might...View More
It would be best for the attorneys who work with Animal/Dog Law to answer this, and you posted in the correct category. I'm sorry your question remains open for two weeks. You showed the courage to seek assistance for a sad situation involving the mistreatment of animals; dogs deserve to be...View More
My mom just bought a condo for $420,000. She has a ESA dog (letter to verify) but the condo sent her a letter saying in order for the dog to live there she needs to take out a $1,000,000 liability homeowners policy if she wants the dog to be allowed. Is this legal? She already have a regular... View More
I got my dog from my aunt and uncle. He's my responsibility from training to vet visits, so on and so forth. My sister doesn't think I'm doing enough to train him, and has made it a point that she wants to get rid of him. We both live in my parents' house, and we both pay to... View More
I need to know if I can legally fight to keep the dog.i have the paperwork in my name and my moms payment for dog.My ex wouldn’t allow me to stay at our home for a year so I didn’t get to see the dog much but I want her in the divorce
or without out my permision inever wanted her to do that thry are my babies so i contacted the place and they have refused to return them i have called emailed won in small claims court then rhey turn around with out me knowing vacted the claim and they still refues to return them i dont have any... View More
She begged me for the dog and said she can pay $1000 for him now & $1350 later. She then took him to the vet several times because he had diarrhea from the food the vet said she fed him . I told her i will refund her and take him back but she said she will handle everything and now she said... View More
My mother brought her dog to the vet with lumps on his side, they told her he needed surgery and sent her home with antibiotics and Chinese herbs! it shrunk and she was told he did not need surgery. 2 months later he is diagnosed with mast cell cancer! When I consulted with his former veterinarian... View More
If the vet is a member of the New York State Veterinary Medical Society, you should file a complaint with them. They will investigate faster than the appropriate state agency. Their complaint can be found at:
We have proof of her standing in front of our house deliberately taunting our dogs. Along with every letter she sent threatening us with the police and animal control. Do we have a harassment claim against her?
Whether this rises to the level of harassment will be a judgment call by the police or a local prosecutor. However, it may be a good idea to get her actions on record as a preemptive measure before she makes a complaint to the police. If your dogs are barking a lot and disturbing the...View More
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