Can I legally take the dog and not get arrested? He originally paid for him... he's not registered... I pay for all the vet bills toys and food. I care for the dog. The only thing he has with his name on it was when we bought the dog, the papers to register him, but he never was. Can he have me... Read more »
I have already spoke with State Farm and have been informed that if my pitbull “goes off the rails” it will be fully covered in case of biting or anything and I will have my landlord added which leads me to can they still kick my dog out if I have them added and covered as well?
As I opined here before, this solution is the best one--as far as you should be concerned. However, before you sign up and pay for all the new liability coverage, you should discuss all of this with your landlord--because they may not want to accept your solution to their problem.
Your plan to get insurance renters insurance will not solve this problem. Why? Because most renter's insurance policies are fire policies that do not cover all liability risks. Your employer is concerned because they do not have insurance to cover any lawsuit AGAINST THEM if your pit bull goes of...Read more »
family member called animal control had dogs removed without notifying me... they are gone. im54 don't have kids I live in arcadia florida went to sheriffs office they said I cannot press charges against them I have over 3,000 dollars invested in them shots ,food and the time I spent with them..... Read more »
Animal control, in most jurisdictions, won't pick up pets unless they've been abused or neglected, not simply because someone calls and says, "I don't want my pets anymore." Don't know if that's the case here, but your first step is to contact animal control to ask the reason for the pick-up and...Read more »
I boarded dogs at a kennel. After 5 months of payments the owner offered me a part-time job. It progressed from a 3-4 hour morning/evening to 24 hours (10 hrs in the kennel & 14 hrs in their home taking care of their 8 pets) over 3, 5, 7, or 10 day periods. On lunch, I was required to answer phones... Read more »
My son jumped off the bleachers and ran over to a friend yelling their name. As he ran past the dog it bit the back of his leg. The dog owners are trying to claim that he kicked the dog and that because this is a service dog it is a misdemeanor. My son did not kick this dog and I feel they are... Read more »
My dogs got captured by animal control and it is a $110 fee. They haven’t injured or hurt anyone in anyway. No one in my neighborhood has had a problem with them except for the people that called animal control.
I tried to scare off the dog for over an hour and it would not leave my area. at last resort, I was feeding birds and started to leave pen area and the dog was in the location of birds in a stalking manner so I shot him.
Our two labs typically play off the leash on deed-restricted private property in Pasco County, Florida. Neighbor has complained previously several times of the dog's "smell." Now neighbor complains to Pasco County Animal Control that the dogs are a nuisance, while playing off the leash on private... Read more »
I gave him the dogs as a gift. During breakups throughout our marriage he always took them. We are now divorced and we already were when he left them with me. Agreements were never made between us. I now need him to take them for I can no longer care for them and he won't. He is listed as owner on... Read more »
my dog isn't aggressive to strangers and doesn't have a history of biting. I've offered to get renters insurance but he's still scared of being sued being that he is the property owner. his homeowners insurance isn't helping at all with making him feel comfortable he's scared they will cancel his... Read more »
Can't tell why you're asking - for insurance coverage purposes? A dog that you own is your personal property, and you may sue the driver and owner of the vehicle that struck your dog for your vet bills, and if your dog dies, for the fair market value of your dog. In some circumstances, you may...Read more »
I adopted a mixed breed dog in Idaho in 2008 for my then 7 year old son xmas/birthday. I was married in 12/2009. My dog has been with us until 12/2017. (My son is now 17 years old). My husband passed away 12/2017 in Florida and now my husband's family has been concealing the dog from me and now... Read more »
Should the owner sue me, or the person she gave the dogs to? I am willing to give back the dogs, I've had them 8 months , understood they needed a forever home, I fed them, got shots update, last shots in 2016. Her children are in foster care for abandonment by her. she lives in a shelter, the dogs... Read more »
I had a warrant for right at three months for violation of probation. I had failed a drug screen at my out patient drug treatment class back in October 2018. On January 15,2019 i was arrested at my home . Although i did not come out of my house for 6 &1/2 hours,i feel the city police used... Read more »
I don't see it. They are required to secure fugitives. When you didn't come out you put yourself in that classification. If the dog was never unleashed they likely used the least intrusive alternative. Contact the Fla. civil liberties union to see if they have a different take.
I have 2 young children with a 3rd on the way. These dogs are aggressive and have been known to bite. They have a fenced in back yard and let the dogs out of the front yard. Every time you drive down the road, you have to slam on your breaks to stop from hitting them. They have now began coming... Read more »
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