In Kentucky, when a neighbor has been arrested, and their pet is left unattended for an extended period, it's important to address the welfare of the animal while respecting the law. Contact your local animal control for assistance, and notify your landlord if you rent the property. Check...View More
But they say that it's not my dog when the lady sent me the paperwork to show me that the dog was a court dog she sent me a dog picture of a terrier so I let her know that the Chihuahua is who I'm talking about and then she said she doesn't have it but I clearly see the photo what... View More
First, go to the shelter and make absolutely sure it is your dog. If so, take all the paperwork of proof of ownership to the shelter and show them. Pay any fees associated with her board while she’s been gone. If they won’t give you the dog, hire a lawyer and file suit.
I have proof between messages with the owner and pictures of their dogs from phone pictures to my doorbell camera, as well as messages contacting the dog warden and local police. There is a criminal summons out for my neighbor and the cops said they cannot serve the warrant to her because of those... View More
If they are dangerous or aggressive and they come on your property, the law permits you to shoot them. As for the carter County leash laws, you can find them at your library, animal control or possibly online.
There is a criminal charge for cruelty to animals and you could talk to local law-enforcement about potential charges. I’ve never heard of that being charged when the attempt was unsuccessful but it is possible if you have a good proof. As far as a civil lawsuit you would have to consult a civil...View More
I live in an apartment and there is a noise ordinance about dogs barking excessively however no one with the authority to address this issue will respond. Property mgr will not deal with it and local police dept will not come out when I call to make a complaint. This is violating my rights as well... View More
Each county has certain leash laws and animal control regulations a citizen must follow. Most times the dogs are required to be secured as well as hamming food water and shelter. As long as you meet these basic requirements, you should not have any problem.
A Neighbor down and across the street had a broken invisible fence and knew it was broken. He continued to let his dog out anyway and multiple neighbors including myself, my wife, and my 8 yr old son had returned him to his house over a couple month period. I did leave my privacy gate open by... View More
I got caught for not license my dog, now I want to rehome my dog, what do i need from the person who's taking my dog so i can prove to the court that i dont have the dog anymore, dont charge me for not license my dog anymore.
Was unsuccessful in this attempt, if the owners showed up in July, after we have about $1000 in the dog, what are the chances that we will lose the case in court of keeping her? She is microchipped and has her up to date rabies
The dog catcher in my county says the shelter is at max capacity & he can't come and get it until the shelter has space, I don't have a lot of time to wait for this issue to be resolved, this stray is upsetting my own dogs.
I adopted a female dog from animal shelter here in KY and they were suppose to setup for her to be spayed and let me know ahead of time when appointment is. Months later never heard anything, I contacted them and they had an appointment but didn't inform me. I told them make a new one she... View More
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