He was arrested today and animal control took the dog because he lives by home self and nobody else was there to claim the pet. I called the pound and they are saying I need power of attorney to get the dog? Is this true?
It seems that the pound wouldn't actually know that the dog isn't yours unless you told them, but if that's what they say, the easiest way to do it would probably be to download a POA form, bring it to the jail, and have your son sign it.
Yes, but if I were you I would avoid doing so. You might be charged with such things as discharging a firearm in an unsafe manner (endangering people in the area), cruelty to animals (if it's not a clean kill), etc. It might be better to first trying a report to animal control.
What can she do to try and recover them? They know who did but dont know what she did with them. They maybe on some property the person owns but how would you go about legally checking the premises for them? They have asked around and none of the animal rescues or animal control have seen them and... Read more »
Not sure if you're getting the whole story. When the police say it's only a civil matter, it's usually because there's an ownership dispute between the person missing the property and the person who took the property. Another possibility, I suppose, is the other person just...Read more »
My guess would be that there are no restrictions on what a willing buyer can pay a willing seller for a dog, either in Florida or in Louisiana. But you might want to post this question in Justia > Ask a Lawyer > Louisiana to be sure.
Hello, I'm going through an amicable divorce. We share 2 pugs between ours homes and do one week on and one week off. I drew up a notorized document that outlines this just to have it on paper that we both signed. The other party brings in quite a few new people and has been taking the dogs to... Read more »
Dogs are considered property in the State of Florida. Therefore, it would be difficult for your ex to enforce the "custody agreement" you all made. You may want to discuss it with him and see if he'll agree to you having them full time. Otherwise, you may need to get help from...Read more »
After the surgery the vet called and gave us the worse possible news. That it was the worse he’s ever seen. Mind you, this dog was jumping and playing like nothing the day of surgery. He also told us he didn’t know how long she’d live. He said he wanted to keep her one more day and would call... Read more »
The first vet said my cat had an infection. I had to take him back about 5 times. He just gave him more antibiotics. It getting worse. Several spots were on him. The vet told me he couldn't do any more for my baby. Another vet referred me to a reputable vet. I took him. She said I should have... Read more »
I purchased a puppy who became very sick. I am heartbroken and almost lost him. The breeder is in Florida and does not want to help pay for the vet bills or reimburse me for the price of the puppy. In the state of Florida can I sue them in small claims court for the price of the puppy and all of... Read more »
Yes you can sue. You might want to check Florida’s consumer protection and breeder laws to see if there is anything specific that helps you in the lawsuit. Try reaching out to a Florida consumer protection or civil attorney.
I was literally forced to give away my Bella, I am disabled and I have had my little girl for 8 years, she became my emotional support dog, I lost a child in 2003 Bella helped me with that loss, she got sick and I took her to an animal hospital, the vet told me she needed an operation that was... Read more »
Makes no sense, and sounds like you've been defrauded. Are you saying that giving her to the shelter gets the dog FREE surgery, then the dog belongs to someone else?? - but for you, it would cost $5K?? Also, euthanizing, at most clinics, costs WAY LESS than $500. First, run back to the...Read more »
The Fla. limitations period for both damage to personal property (dog) and negligence (other than professional malpractice) is four years. This answer is given as guidance only. Any time there is an issue of your claim being potentially barred by the statute of limitations, do not rely solely on...Read more »
my daughter was walking her and the leash is an extended leash. So while still on the leash my dog ran out into the street while the Amazon truck was coming down and the Amazon truck hit my dog killing her.
Let’s assume an individual is an employee of dog daycare company. A dog, genetically predisposed to breathing complications and overheating dies, without intent from employee, while under care of employee after extraneous exercise for particular breed. Dog requires thousands of dollars in... Read more »
When you say, "let's assume", it sounds like a hypothetical (such as a law school exam question), particularly since you are asking about the legal rights of both sides. If this is a real-life situation, I suggest you re-post to specify your role in this situation and to ask for...Read more »
Tenants of only two months have a dog that is a Pitbulll mix and the park supervisor is now, after initially agreeing to having the dog at the park, demanding my father make the tenants move out of said property. The park contract states that Pitbulls are not allowed, but the park supervisor... Read more »
I assume that the owner of the dog is your landlord. The lease should provide rules for how the yard is to be shared and, assuming the lease allows dogs, how sharing is to work with dogs. If it doesn't, and the dogs can't get along, you may have grounds to break the lease.
Both dogs have had medical issues and surgeries because of genetic defects. According to our Vet, because of the breeding. We found out about the breeder through her website (facebook) where there were several postings from other owners having issues and her falsifying information in regards to... Read more »
The issue is whether the breeder committed fraud and/or breached the contract. Genetic defects, alone, do not provide a ground for suit. Many purebreds have genetic defects, hence it's better to adopt a mutt. Falsified info, if justifiably relied on to your detriment, may constitute...Read more »
I have had my cat for 16 years. He's an indoor cat and only ventures out to the screened in porch on occasion but never goes outside the porch and does not come into contact with other cats or other animals. Well, maybe the occasional lizard or spider. He's been very healthy this entire... Read more »
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