I received my dog as a gift when I was a child from my father. Now that I am an adult, I plan on moving out with my dog. But my family and father are now refusing to let me take him. Am I allowed to just take my dog from the home? He has no proof of ownership, meanwhile, I have years worth of proof... Read more »
My poor baby was taken to the animal shelter while I was away by an ex bf as he was watching her. He had no right to do that. She wasn't abandoned he was mad at me and took her to hurt me. She was chipped. They called my ex husband and never called me. My chip company never emailed me either... Read more »
It is not likely they will be arrested or prosecuted unless they are grossly abusing the animals. You need to seek redress in Small claims for money damages and an order to return the dog. A dog is property the same as your car. What would you do if someone stole your car and the police were too...Read more »
I told owner Ill get their puppy back and it was a mistake. I called the people who got her but the refuse to return the puppy. I did inform them 2 hours after they got her she was taken/stolen from the original owners I need to return her now. They said too bad. Can the owner file a report... Read more »
The owner can file a report against you and the new "owners." The owner can also sue you and the new "owners" in Small Claims for the value of the dog, a daily "loss of use" rate, and/or an order for return of their property.
Small claims is a division of the Superior Court and has jurisdiction over most civil disputes. It can provide the same remedies as the BIG court. However, Small Claims cannot hear a case that is just for "injunction" or an Order for her to return the dog to you. You have to be asking...Read more »
these crazy neighbors have been holding our cat hostage inside for days at a time. They have been positive for corona virus and I'm 7 months pregnant. I tried calling police but they said a cat isn't considered property. Its causing me a lot of stress. I though pets were property, isnt this thef?
I rent a Room in a house I had a roommate who was in the middle of moving now I was gone for the day I have a camera in my Room that records in case anyone comes into my Room and takes things or breaks things because things have been missing this same roommate who was in the middle of moving out... Read more »
I paid for the dog through Zelle online. There was no paperwork. They said they took the dog to a delivery service, the service wanted me to zelle them additional $1,500 or provide gift card of equivalent amount for the crate. I wasn't aware I was supposed to rent electronic crate. After... Read more »
They can sue you for anything. You can counter sue them for concealing material terms of the sale of the dog. It sounds like you were scammed, I would like to see them in Court. For your case of fraud, you can recover the cost of the dog, your emotional distress and punitive damages against this...Read more »
They told me that when she was in heat, they separated her from the male dogs but they lied. My dog came home pregnant. I asked the owner if I can at least get my money back and he told me I could just give him all the puppies if it was too much for me to handle. The liability I signed didn’t... Read more »
It would certainly seem to be at least a breach of contract for them to put your female in heat in with male dogs that got her pregnant. They would be responsible for the consequential damages that occur such as any medical expenses involved with the pregnancy, or any additional costs associated...Read more »
I surrendered my dog because of aggression and not being able to contain her. The next day the shelter euthanized her due to aggression. I called later that day and wanted to get her back. Is there a law that I can change my mind and get my dog back within a couple days?
Please see other response to the same question that you posted. (or there is a sudden rise in cases where shelters are doing this and owners are changing their minds.) I am not aware of any law that would allow an owner the right to change their mind on a surrendered animal and prohibit the...Read more »
..Mates for the duration of the lease. Problems happened so I decided to move out after 3 weeks. I then asked for compensation or I’ll reclaim my dog since terms weren’t met. Now she has blocked me and will not pay for insurance or my dog. The dog is under my name legally. Could I purse legal... Read more »
You could pursue action, but your chance of success is small. A gift is property given to another person without any compensation or "consideration" (legal word for value) therefore. There are no strings attached to a gift, you cannot pull it back. Once the transfer of the gift is...Read more »
I surrendered my dog because I cannot keep her in and she was starting to act aggressive. The shelter too her in and the next day they euthanized her due to aggression. Later that same day I called wanting to get my dog back but was too late. Was that legal to euthanize my dog after just one day... Read more »
Sorry to hear about your situation. Once the dog is euthanized, you cannot get it back, it is dead. When you surrendered it, you gave up all rights to the animal and the shelter was authorized to take whatever action they deemed necessary.
You may be entitled to the reasonable fair market value of your property, i.e., what would it take to purchase a dog of similar age, breed, gender, health. You are not entitled to emotional distress damages.
I obtained two cats over 15 years ago, and have cared for them since. My daughter has been living rent free in my home for six years since she reached her majority, and has a strong emotional attachment to them
Two days ago she snuck out of the house with all of her belongings and my... Read more »
My husband is a pest control man and he opened the back gate of a home to spray. The home owner was in the front yard and the garage open while talking on the phone. He leaves after he’s done his job and hours later gets called back because they think he left the gate open and the dogs got out... Read more »
Unfortunately, there is nothing unlawful about firing someone for something that happened that was completely out of their control. It is unfair but lawful to terminate your husband because he accidentally let the animal out. In California an employee is considered to be employed at will, meaning...Read more »
When I took her to the vet they informed me her calcium was at a 3 and the normal is 7. She had a fever of 106.9 because the puppies took all her calcium during the labor; and I have to pay over $2000. I told my neighbor multiple times to watch his dog and he would let it out on purpose because he... Read more »
Maybe. However, it's unclear how a dog would enter your house. The story doesn't sound right. Also, have you sold the puppies? Did you get more than $2000? If so, you haven't really been damaged. In any event, if you have a claim, it would be a Small Claims matter and you...Read more »
Calif. is not a "one free bite" state, you are responsible for your dog from the first bite or sign of aggression. Now I don't know exactly about the code of conduct in a dog park, or if by using the park, you "assume the risk of a dog bite to your dog." but this could be a...Read more »
We recently got approval to own a dog by our landlord, and everyone in the house was on board. One roommate claimed he was excited, but after the dog arrived he now claims he does not like her. His words have been "I live here too and pay rent and I don't want to walk on wet... Read more »
This is really a LL/Tenant question. Your roommate has a right of quiet enjoyment of the property that he is renting, the same as you do. You do not have the right to take that away from him and the LL cannot give you permission to take it away from him. If RM dad is an attorney, he will know...Read more »
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