This was a dog attack. my dog sustained most of the injuries.
answered on Jan 10, 2023
In a court of law, you will have to prove each and every element of your case, which in this context means that any monies/reimbursement you are seeking needs to be proven to be related to the incident. If the attacker contends that what you have provided is insufficient (and a Court agrees) then... Read more »
I found a dog running at large and saved it from being struck by a vehicle. He had no collar, identification, or microchip. I did everything in my power to find his owners, multiple ads, including taking him to the shelter and them posting their own ads. Well after a month after having this dog,... Read more »
answered on Dec 23, 2022
I know being subject to a trial can be scary and intimidating, but I must say, you have a story, and the way you just told it suggests that you're probably more prepared for trial than you may think.
Trying to find my dog who was trapped in a burning house so I can bury him along with a cat and another dog and I am being told not to come on property or will be arrested for trespassing by a friend i was living with. Also I am not responsible for the house fire the home owner caused the fire that... Read more »
answered on Oct 28, 2022
I'm unsure you have a right to go on that property. And depending on what's going on, it could be a secured scene for criminal or insurance purposes, so you definitely would not want to enter uninvited.
I housed a large number of exotic animals in an emergency situation. They were reptiles and insects, mostly snakes. The written agreement had a specific time frame for the animals and after that time the animals became mine. Since the animals were in poor condition (mites, respiratory illnesses,... Read more »
answered on Aug 13, 2022
Certainly, a lawyer would need to review the actual written agreement, but if it says, as you're indicating here, "I agree to care for the animals for this period of time, and if you don't come get them before that time ends, they are mine", then I think you are on solid legal... Read more »
My dog and I were at a dog park when another dog, out of nowhere, ran up and bit my dog's leg. My dog did not provoke the other dog as she was in my arms when this happened. My dog is currently at the vet and is being checked on, but they're saying it could cost $1,500 or more and I feel... Read more »
answered on Mar 14, 2022
You could sue the owner of the dog who bit your dog, small claims might be an option. It might also depend on the rules or standards of practice at the dog park.
I called the police as soon as it happened. Animal control came over we made a statement. It’s all in writing.He swatted at my dog from his side of the fence and then my dog bit him
answered on Feb 1, 2022
Sounds to me like you'll want to notify your homeowners insurance and hire an attorney ASAP. Your homeowner's policy and, generally, a lawsuit has very strict timing requirements of response following service of process (receiving notice of the lawsuit).
And they are trying to charge me a fee for it when that wasn’t to the agreement
answered on Jan 23, 2022
The problem with verbal agreements are that they are usually worth the paper they are printed on. You would need to prove there was an agreement and what the terms were. Tough task when the other person is probably going to deny it.
I work at a grocery store and people bring their dogs in there. One was barking. I reported it to a supervisor and they told me we can’t do anything unless someone files a complaint. I thought you could ask people to leave if they bring a dog inside that doesn’t qualify as a service dog.
answered on Jul 27, 2021
Your employer might want to contact an attorney to consult with on this matter. In general, the Michigan Modified Food Code (MMFC) has a pretty broad prohibition of animals in food establishments, but there are exceptions for animals controlled by persons with a disability. The ADA offers some... Read more »
My dogs got loose this morning because they broke a hole in the fence and were running around for maybe an hour at max. They chased someone into a porter potty so police were called. Dogs were friendly, just looking to play and the officer acknowledged that. However I got a ticket for dogs at... Read more »
answered on Jul 15, 2021
First, you should always read the statute to see what exactly needs to be proved. I'm unsure you'll prevail in court. Offering an explanation isn't really a reason to go to trial, but could have an affect of any fines or costs the judge might order.
Her daughter of her estate said my dad could keep the dog and if anything happens to my dad to where he can't care for the dog not to give him to anyone else but her we agreed, 2 months later her husband started asking for weekend visitations and my dad did not agree to that. then we get a... Read more »
answered on Jun 29, 2021
You might be stuck. Right or wrong, animals are considered property. And in this case, the dog is property of the estate, to which your dad has no claim unless they were married at the time or if a will directs otherwise.
Can the police come with me and make her give him back to me or do I have to take her to court?
answered on May 3, 2021
The police might, but oftentimes the police will say it's a civil matter and require you to sue your ex in civil court.
The contract states that I am committed for a a “minimum of 2-3 weeks and if you fail to follow through that commitment you are responsible for paying boarding fees”. She is now telling me I have to keep the dog until she is adopted which could take months. The dog is incredibly destructive to... Read more »
answered on Apr 21, 2021
More information is needed. You might call an attorney in your area for a review of the contract and perhaps an intervention, or alternative solution.
Puppy is only 3 months old, verified by two veterinarians it’s genetic (renal dysplasia) life expectancy is 1 year. The dog breeder is denying it saying it isn’t possible
answered on Feb 25, 2021
From a practical standpoint, you might try working it out with the breeder. From a legal standpoint you can likley sue in small claims and at least be heard, that is the purpose of small claims, the result of the hearing may or may not be better.
It might be helpful to know.Pets have long... Read more »
Dog is microchipped in my name. All vet fees payed by me. She has AKC papers. I didn’t care about those.
answered on Dec 18, 2020
You can file a small claims court case that does not involve attorneys and use any evidence you have to prove the breeder gave you the dog for free and has no legal entitlement to it. Dogs are considered personal property so you would have to file a claim to be able to keep your pet.
Animal control knows it’s not my dog but gave me citation saying anyone who sleeps at the house is responsible for the dog. I didn’t even know there was an issue with the dog and my brother who is the caregiver and provider for the dog.
answered on Dec 7, 2020
If the dog is registered and has vet records tied to him, you need to provide those to animal control prior to the hearing. I would also have your brother providing a statement the dog is he and he is responsible. I wish you all well.
The common space is technically inside our property.
The dog picked up the kitten and dropped it immediately when she realized she hurt it.
Punctured its belly.
My neighbor called the police and said the dog has bitten her before and that is untrue.
I live in... Read more »
answered on Nov 24, 2020
The answers to your questions depend on what your lease says constitutes an evictable action and your landlord. This can be independent of the criminal process. I would highly recommend you to speak to an animal lawyer or criminal defense lawyer in your area.
Can I plead guilty ahead of time and just pay the fine or do I actually have to go to court? My dog did get out, no one was bitten and no property was damaged.
answered on Sep 8, 2020
You should contact the court, or better yet, contact a local attorney to guide you through the process as to how that particular court handles things.
Me & my boyfriend were 17 and living with his dad when we got a puppy. Few months later down the road his dad found a gf and we all moved in with her but her male dog and our male dog didn’t get along and wanted to kill eachother over our other female dog so we had to get rid of our male dog.... Read more »
answered on Aug 10, 2020
I believe that is the policy of most shelters. I don't believe there is anything you can do about that.
answered on Jul 20, 2020
If it’s your roommate, doesn’t he live there? Won’t he eventually come back? You can’t just give his dog to the shelter because that would constitute theft or civil theft and/or subject you to a lawsuit.
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