Breeder has been ignoring me for 8 months because I am asking for my dogs registration paperwork that she said he has. I paid $1500 for him under the assumption he had AKC papers and I have been lied to
Yes, you have a valid small claims case. You should ask for either specific performance (i.e. give me the dog's registration papers) or the difference in value between an AKC registered dog (which most likely is the price you paid) and the value of an unregistered dog of the same breed (which...View More
I would contact your local chapter of the SPCA. Beat cops are rarely familiar with animal cruelty laws. Your local SPCA will know the appropriate law enforcement agency and the appropriate person within that agency to report animal cruelty to. The SPCA representative will also most likely be...View More
If you suspect or witness animal abuse in Texas, you should report it to your local law enforcement agency. In many cases, you can call the non-emergency police number to report the incident. They will handle the situation and, if necessary, may involve animal control or other appropriate...View More
It depends upon the particular facts and circumstances of the situation. At first glance, it does not appear there are any facts creating a duty to the owner of the dog, but there may be additional facts not stated in this question that give rise to such a duty.
The house is very unhealthy. I divorced my wife because of this now I'm homeless. Section 8 is allowing a single woman to live in a house with 12 to 15 cats. The ammonia smells so strong it burns your eyes and nose. It's not healthy for her it hasn't been healthy for me in about 12... View More
If you think you can prove Anastasia caused your cat’s brain damage, call the vet office to get her full legal name and send her a demand letter for the full fair market value of your cat. Unless the cat is an unusually rare pure breed, it is likely that she or her employer will pay you the...View More
Was told by boarding lady she was gonna turn me in for pet abandonment if I don't pay and pick up dog by Feb 14th I talked to a local cop here n he said if she's refusing to give u said dog until it's paid then it's not abandonment it is considered a civil matter she said I... View More
Saying you will pay at the end of February isn’t pet abandonment.
Refusing to pick up your pet and pay for past boarding as requested probably gives the boarder the right to take your pet to the local animal shelter unless you have a written agreement that requires the boarder to keep...View More
The day before her dog was playing with one of their chickens in the yard and she took the chicken home and asked they not shoot her dog if he was in their yard. She asked that if they did to just use a bb gun. They said they did not have a bb gun but they did have a pellet gun not a bb gun. She... View More
It’s clear by the damage on the fence that it was pushed from his side, also my dog is in heat which would explain why his unfixed male dog wanted to get through so badly. On top of this, my dog is a pure bread GSD which I had intentions on breeding, her puppy’s would have sold for a minimum of... View More
You and your neighbor share mutual responsibility for maintaining your common fence. Your neighbor is also responsible for keeping his dog properly restrained. You had superior knowledge that you dog was in heat and would therefore attract the attention of male dogs in the...View More
If you notified the animal shelter of your ownership, the shelter is required to continue to hold the dog for five days from the date it was impounded (not from the date you notified the shelter) for you to come and pick up your dog. As long as you appeared at the shelter with the proper funds to...View More
We boarded our 9 month old dog in September for a weekend (Thursday-Sunday). On Saturday, the day before we picked him up, the lady that owns the dog boarding told us that our dog jumped the fence and mated with her dog. (Our dog was only 9 months at the time and much smaller. He has never even... View More
The officer obligated me to hand over the dog. I took the woman who stole my dog to court and they found in my favor. The police bent over backwards FOR HER. She "alleges" she lost it and there is nothing I can do to her allegedly. She moved shortly after the incident which tells me she... View More
Just go to the pound with their registration and vaccination cards and pick them up. There might be a small fine for allowing them to run at large and there might be additional fines if they aren’t registered and vaccinated. But this should not be a big deal.
I have asked several time for him to remove the cows by phone because the cows are getting out searching for food, but now he has blocked our numbers. Three other families are feeding these animals, but his excuse was that he had gout and couldn’t. I just need advice on how to get them off my... View More
You should report the abandoned cattle to your local sheriff's office. If you just want the cattle gone, they will notify the owner and then impound the cattle if they are not removed within five days.
You may be entitled to a redemption price but, as you obviously do not handle...View More
I work at my apartment building. There was a tenant who, since the day they moved in, had not paid rent or anything (august-October). Not sure how they were able to move-in in the first place. My managers filed for eviction. They went into his apartment and room to hand him the paperwork. They... View More
If the dog belonged to the tenant, only the tenant had legal authority to give the dog away. Your manager had no legal right to tell you that you could keep the dog because the dog did not belong to your manager.
Your better argument is that the tenant abandoned the dog. If the tenant...View More
In order to leave an emotionally abusive relationship, I had to leave without my dogs. The dogs were abandoned in our care by his sister 3 years ago. She told my ex that we could keep them or give them to her dad, who is disabled & unable to care for pets. Giving the dogs to the dad would... View More
You can file a suit for "replevin." Such a suit seeks the return of a specific item of personal property (other than money) in possession of the other party that rightfully belongs to you. In this case, the item is the dog.
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