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 »
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.
We have a dog and 2 small children. We had an electrical fence installed to contain our dog. We live in Michigan. Are there any laws that required pet owners to get a fence or containment system installed?
Did you or are you paying her to watch the dog? If not, it's hard to say it's a contract. Obviously she doesn't want to watch the dog anymore. Your best bet would be to pick it up as soon as you can and be done with her.
I bought the puppy because I needed her. She means a lot to me and I don't want to have to give her up. She has somewhere she can stay but obviously I'd like her at my house during the day to spend time with me. My mom said if she found her here she'd send her to the pound. Can my... Read more »
I qualify my "yes" answer with you need to check into your compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and any applicable state or local ordinances addressing same. Very generally, you could not deny housing to an otherwise qualified tenant just because they make use of a service animal.
We have not violated any of their rules and have been great renters. The management company has been avoiding us, hanging up on our calls, and threatening to file harassment but will not explain to us or show us in our lease how this is legal. Our lease states that no changes will be made unless in... Read more »
I guess it depends on why you were allowed to keep the dog after you broke up with ex-girlfriend. Did she tell you you could have the dog? Or was the dog with you temporarily, with an understanding that she could have it back? You said you’ve “owned” the dog for 5 months, which implies...Read more »
My cat Baxter is not registered to either one of us, but I got him, took care of his every needs. My ex continuously says that I cannot have him back, but their has to be another way. I'm not myself without my Baxter, I so desperately need him back but I have NO clue how to even go about... Read more »
The limitations period under Michigan law for breach of contract is six years. Therefore, if you have a claim for a breach of contract (more particularly a warranty that the pupply was disease free) then unless the cintract provides otherwise you have six years from the accrual of the claim to sue.
I am fostering a dog. I have had it longer than the owner and it is at the vet under my name. She comes from a home with small children and she can be snappy at times. The reason why I am fostering her is because the owner at the time could not support her. I worry about her health and safety with... Read more »
The liability for a dog bite or dog attack will depend on the laws in place where the incident took place. Some states have strict liability for dog bite incident. In other words, a dog owner is liable even if the dog never attacked a person in the past. Some states have a "one bite...Read more »
We just spent $3500 to have dental surgery on our adopted dog because he was in severe pain! A veterinarian in OH even made mention he had one chipped tooth, but he was MISSING MANY!!!! How can a vet miss that and deemed him healthy??
my landlords girlfriend was doing work outside. i had my dog confined in a fenced in pen due too the fact she was in and out of my house so she could do her work. i went outside and she had her hands in the fence calling my dogs name. he was barking and growling and backing away from her. i came in... Read more »
Anyone can sue for anything...that doesn't necessarily mean it's a good case, though. I'm not familiar with Michigan law on this, but in many states, it is a defense if the dog is provoked. Talk to a local lawyer to be sure. Also, if a claim is made, you can turn it over to your...Read more »
My neighbor harasses my dog. sprayed her with a hose , barks at her heckles her thru the chain link fence. we have half of that fence privacy fenced as well and are working on the rest as we get finances. today after living next door to them for 20 sum years i saw he has a BB gun. i am worried he... Read more »
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