answered on Dec 6, 2021
It is unclear from whom or what you wish to get your rescue pet back from. If the pet was stolen from you, you may try contacting the police. If an owner with superior title has taken the pet, you may have to file a civil case. Make arrangements to meet with your local attorney to discuss all of... Read more »
answered on Jul 23, 2020
You can call animal control or whoever handles animal matters in your area.
answered on Jul 6, 2020
Depending on who, or what, your dog was fighting with, one possible answer is yes. If animal control has filed a citation against you, meet with an attorney to explore all of your options.
I pick up my dogs feces each walk. I was under the impression its not illegal nor can I get fine if I am picking up after my dog. Where can I print this information to give him?
answered on Apr 15, 2020
6.08.240 - Domestic animal waste and its removal
Vet very uncooperative. I ordered heartworm via online store, easier and faster for me because I can't travel to this vet because of the proximity to where I reside; they denied it because they want to see the pet. All my paperwork proves I'm the owner; but vet refuses to remove my ex... Read more »
answered on Feb 17, 2020
Since you are busy travelling, have you ex bring the pet. They have to be careful of identity theft - even for pets. Of course if your ex is not willing to care for the pet then you are free to engage any vet you like in any area you and the pet find convenient.
Oh I do all walks,,feed...dog loves me.. Now she threatens to leave to California take the dog.. Who owns the dog? My last name, all vet all care but sge bought it
answered on Aug 1, 2019
Pets are considered property. Even though the dog has your last name, she is most likely the owner. However, having contributed to the dog's care, you may have a right to reimbursement unless it is construed to be a gift. If you had written an agreement regarding these payments, that would be... Read more »
When I let my dog out at night 10:30-midnight and he barks my neighbors complain (two of them - who have "ganged" up on me). (One neighbor says he wakes up her son and he can't go back to sleep.) My dog may only bark for a few seconds before I bring him in. (I stand in the doorway to... Read more »
answered on May 22, 2019
If upon affirmation in writing, signed by a resident of this town, and after investigation by the animal control officer or a police officer, that officer has cause to believe that an animal, whether licensed or not, is a habitual nuisance by reason of trespassing, howling, barking or making other... Read more »
answered on May 22, 2019
Check your local municipal code for your specific town. The ordinance are generally available online.
answered on May 27, 2018
Of course, your rights will be well defined if you made a written agreement concerning who would pay for the costs. . .
If you cannot resolve it between the two of you, you may have to go to small claims court to resolve the matter.
I'm asking for a project for school.
answered on Feb 5, 2018
Laws vary from state to state. For the state of Rhode Island, it may be helpful to read through R.I. Gen. Laws §§ 4-1-22(b), 4-1-40:
§ 4-1-40. Possession of animals
(a) In addition to any other penalty imposed by law, a person convicted of, or who entered a plea of... Read more »
What would that process entail?
answered on Nov 28, 2017
Check with your local town ordinances See Regulations at: http://www.dem.ri.gov/pubs/regs/regs/agric/animimp15.pdf
Is there a permit of some sort that I can apply for?
answered on Nov 28, 2017
I would first talk to your landlord as this is an important part of your lease. Then check the municipal codes for your town. https://library.municode.com/ri/warwick
My neighbors live in an apartment attached to my house on a farm and they repeatedly have fed and have gone as far as going into my house to feed my pets without my permission. I have asked them to stop as my animals are on restricted diets and in good health. They are good people but have... Read more »
answered on Sep 6, 2017
Lock your doors and don't leave the food accessible. Write them a letter informing them that they are not to come onto your property or feed your animals. If they persist, contact the local authorities for a no trespass order.
I'm getting conflicting information. I'm a landlord and a potential tenant moving from MA has a Pitbull.
answered on Jul 2, 2017
Here are the regulations: from http://ecode360.com/8129136#8129255
§ 116-37.1 Pit bulls prohibited.
[Added 12-11-2003 by Ch. No. 2708]
It shall be unlawful for any person to own, possess, keep, exercise control over, maintain, harbor, transport, or sell within... Read more »
answered on Jun 27, 2017
Yes, the city may take action under their ordinance. Seek professional assistance in defending this as it is a specialized practice to defend animals under the statutes and ordinances.
Was lied to for 2 weeks that dog was still in a family members care as I recovered from surgery. Just found out yesterday she was surrendered without my permission or knowledge AND adopted a week ago. I have all of her records. What do I do now?
Tenanancy has been terminated for 4/2017. Sent in Feb. also didn't pay rent. Many police reports for domestic disturbances. My other tenants are very angry! Now says needs her dog that she's had. My paying tenants will leave of her boxer shows up tomorrow. I've started eviction. What... Read more »
answered on Mar 21, 2017
In the 9 days remaining in the month, you might contact the animal control officer while you are awaiting their departure. see https://www.animallaw.info/article/faqs-emotional-support-animals
answered on Feb 8, 2017
Call the RI Licensing authority, they should be able to inform you of the necessary requirements, if any, to practice as a pet masseuse. http://www.health.ri.gov/regulations/?parm=Licensing
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