Can they legally keep your dog? Unlikely. Your remedy is to call the police, who will likely tell you it is a "civil matter." Your remedy is to then bring a small claim against the person holding the dog for the return of the dog.
My ex and I broke up in September of 2019. 2 months later he asked to take our dog from me and I said no because he did not have his own place to live yet. A few months later he asked if a friend could come take him from me to take to my ex, I said no because I was not comfortable with someone else... Read more »
Costly fight over a dog? That's a laugh. Dogs are deemed property. Because that dog is probably worth a couple hundred dollars (at most) in the eyes of the state, the most expensive thing he could likely due is bring you to small claims court or file another civil case.
Hypothetical question. Was told by my brother and sister in law it would be my fault. My dog is a Sheltie and is very expressive before taking action also has not bitten anyone. I am concerned with how kids act around dogs and dont listen very well that I will have to put my dog, who is my ESD for... Read more »
No attorney can predict the outcome of a case with accuracy. With that being said, if you knew these kids were coming towards your dog and the dog bites them, it sounds like you are the one most likely to lose in that situation because you already knew what was going to happen.
2 months later her owner changed their mind and wants her back- can she legally come and take the dog since she didn't even look for it for over 2 months ? Does she need to pay me for the Vet Bills I had to pay to get the dog fixed and vaccinated?
bringing me the paperwork to change the chip info on the dog. This request was made on behalf of the owner who also had 4 pit bulls placed with a rescue during this same incident. The owner, in possession of all my contact info, employment and knew where I lived, never showed, never called or... Read more »
The dog is property. You may have to go to the police station and report that she stole your dog, then see if they issue a warrant. They may tell you they're not interested in helping you, in which case you will need to file a lawsuit for the dog in the state where the property (the dog) is...Read more »
Nobody was home at this house. The police told them my name. The dogs were sitting in their own feces & urine...the whole garage was covered of weeks of waste. It was toxic! The door was unlocked, heard the dogs barking for weeks, I called police 3 times
My husband and I bought a puppy from this couple in Devil’s Lake. Everything was fine until we fed him. He had diarrhea after we fed him and the next day he threw up and still had diarrhea. My husband took a nap for a couple of hours and saw that the puppy had pooped on himself. He went to pick... Read more »
I live in Fargo, North Dakota and currently there are no psychologists that sign for Emotional Support Animals, so I went online and found a psychologist that did. Only thing is that they are from California. My landlord denied my Emotional Support Animal letter because the psychologist is not from... Read more »
My wife is immune suppressed, dog has c-dif. Not safe for wife. Had no place to put dog till healthy. Surrendered dog to vet. Realized the mistake. Ask for him back few hours later. They said no, Not your dog.
We assumed responsibility for a dog unexpectedly a few weeks ago as the owner went to jail. They originally said they wanted us to take care of the dog. Now they are supposed to get out in 2 months and want the dog back. I've taken the dog to the vet for all
You simply need a lawyer willing to take your case. Before a lawyer will take your case, you should have a retainer ready to pay and know who it was that stole the dog. If you don't know who it was, it's nearly impossible to initiate the proper lawsuit.
I need help!! ;( 3 years ago we were blessed with a full bread pit! My mothers husbands sister who was the original owner loved to pass animals around because she could never really afford them so he ended up being put on a huge metal chain locked up constantly we didn’t like that too much so my... Read more »
Dogs are treated like other personal property, and as such can be traded, given away, sold, and abandoned. I would need to discuss at length the particular details of your situation to determine to chain of ownership of the dog.
*This is general legal information, and I cannot provide...Read more »
A friend of mine dropped there dog off for me to care for it and I would like to gain custody cuz they are unfit to care for this dog cuz they leave her alone for days on end without food and plus they already had a kitten die in there care
Generally, an owner of a domestic animal has a duty to reasonably control the domestic animal. If a person fails to reasonably control his or her pet, he or she may be liable for resulting damage. This is general legal information and should not be relied upon in your specific case. An attorney...Read more »
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