I work nights and while I work I have my boyfriends brother watch my dog, but his brother invited his friend over and when he was leaving he was coming down the stairs and stepped and broke the back bone on my dog. When I came home I seen my dog in pain and took her to the vet, not only is the... Read more »
I'm sorry to hear this but anyone making a claim has to show that the other person was careless. Was the dog visible? Was a light on? (I'm also wondering why the dog wasn't up and alert--normally when they hear feet on a step they are at least wakeful). As to time lost from work, you...Read more »
A lot depends on the facts--did you have a fence? etc. However you can get the value of the dog (i.e. it's market value, not it's value to you ), vet bills. Likely not the cost of a replacement but you can ask.
My old roommate and me got into a argument day of she tells me to leave so i do i only took a few things with me thinking ill get the rest later long story short she threw out most of my stuff but she has my electronic devices ps4 labtop to name a few things when i went back to get my things she... Read more »
Depends on the property owner--in this case the school board. The public is allowed on school grounds subject to the rules of the school. For instance, you can't just wander into a school. So it is with the grounds.
No cell service while on vaca. So we didn't get the call from the that my dog was not well. My dog got sick and the kennel took him to vet he was diagnosed with bloat and they put him the sleep because his stomach had already died. They want us to pay the expenses back. I've never seen... Read more »
Do you have an expert to testify? If not you are correct that you didn't sign the contract, but then your girlfriend is on the hook--bottom line, you don't need a contract if you ask them to care for the dog and they do, and it's commercial and you know there's a charge. Your...Read more »
Who is handicapped the dog? Whether handicapped or not, it is up to you to make sure Houdini the dog can't get out. He gets out, you get cited. If you can explain why it isn't your fault you can plead not guilty but chances are it'll be on you.
If you know where try to get it back. If not all the roomate owes you is the cost of the dog if it had been for sale the day before--the market value. Technically she destroyed property. You need to look for a roomate that knows boundaries.
The worker has to file an incident report through her company and has the dogs license number. my question is since the dog didn't break skin and leave much of a bruise how does this get handled by authorities? Obviously through her company might be different but if they have to report it to... Read more »
Well, that's fine for your neighbor. But if the dog get's loose it'll be on you. That's why they have dog laws. And your neighbor I assume will not want that responsibility. Also if unleashed, and it gets into it with a postal worker or deliveryperson that is on you.
My ex and I had a dog together. We ended our relationship over a year ago but the dogs micro-chip is still registered under her name. I’ve always been the primary caretaker for the dog. My ex has now moved out of state to SC, since the dog is registered under her can she come take the dog back... Read more »
Probably not. Pets are considered property under Pennsylvania law, just like a table, lamp, etc. If you've paid for the upkeep of the pet for the past year, a court will likely let you keep the pet. If she comes for the pet, you can politely decline her request. At that point, she'll...Read more »
My ex husband and split taking care of a dog weve had for 9 yrs. A birthday gift to me. I let the dog stay at his house because i couldnt find a place that took his breed. I still go after work to take care of him sometimes and take him for a week or two at a time every month as well as the vets as... Read more »
3 puppies where sold to families money was taken now there dogs are in the shelter and the shelter won’t let them come get them or adopt them do they have any legal grounds to fight the shelter the puppies where $1,000s of dollars they’re pure bred chihuahua puppies I have proof of purchase and... Read more »
Ask to meet with the shelter manager and find out why. If they don't satisfy you ask the police if you can file a complaint with them for not giving you your property. Maybe call the state ASPCA first to get an idea of the law regarding shelters.
Car came out from side street when we were already crossing. Struck my dog, I got pulled down backward by the dog leash. I screamed for person to stop. She never looked up. My dog was able to get up an get across street. I ran after her. Person stopped briefly and left. I got make/model/color of... Read more »
Your case can be pursued both criminally and civilly.
With respect to criminal prosecution, it is not your decision whether charges are filed. The local police department that responded to your call and the district attorney for the county in which this incident occurred have complete...Read more »
My wife and I split up and she moved 8 hours away. She took our dog to the local SPCA. When I went to go get her, the employee, who is friends with my ex, stated that the dog has already been adopted and refused to tell me who adopted my dog. I had the money for the adoption in hand but the... Read more »
Courts in PA generally do not get involved in animal custody. Discuss it with the lawyer handling your divorce. Possible if it was known to be jointly owned that the SPCA may have some liability but I don't see it, under the law.
I gave my dog to my uncle to help his wife feel better since she had cancer. I gave it to him under the condition that if they couldn’t take care of her anymore, to give her back to me. A year after she died, he claimed to not be able to take care of my dog anymore and asked to give her back to... Read more »
I doubt you can sue her for theft since your uncle handed the dog over to her. Maybe if you offer to reimburse her for the vet bills she'll return the dog. Since she seems to care enough for the dog to spend a decent amount of money on her, perhaps the nicest thing you can do for your dog is...Read more »
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