Absolutely. It is a good practice to ensure the animal is being adopted by someone who has enough income to prospectively take care of it. It also may deter people who are looking for a free animal to abuse or exploit. Rehoming fees tend to be best practice.
I found a puppy online. I contacted the owner on FB msger but got no reply. I then saw the same puppy listed with another woman claiming to be seller's mom. I messaged her about the puppy, and we made arrangements. I never actually spoke with the daughter. Mother disclosed that the pup had an... Read more »
It depends on what the contract says regarding the deposit. It does seem like there are multiple red flags here and you might be dealing with an Amish puppy mill situation. If you had a firm agreement that you could get the puppy for the week of July 9, that might be sufficient to get the deposit...Read more »
Yes, she can sue you for her injury, even if she was on your property. A court would determine the extent to which you might be liable. If she does sue you, then report it to your homeowner insurance company. You might offer to pay her medical bills to avoid litigation.
I had a kitten that just passed away this morning after being sent home the day before as if the kitten would be okay without being hospitalized? I went to the vet so that thwy could administer the appropriate care to save her life but the veterinarian did not sufficiently treat the kitten who they... Read more »
Probably not. You would need to prove the veterinarian recklessly treated your kitten, and even so, your recovery would be limited to the "value" of the kitten. Without knowing more, it is difficult to assess.
A few months ago I purchased a dog from petland and my boyfriend at the time agreed to make the payments, well the other night he assaulted me and my father and now he has domestic violence charges against him, well now he said he won’t pay for the dog that’s staying at his mothers house unless... Read more »
So I had to re-home my doberman Anubis because we were moving away to an apartment due to my husband's job in Cincinnati and dogs weren't allowed so I decided to re-home her and even as months passed I never once forgot about her and I cry sometimes because me and the kids miss her so much and I... Read more »
You can call and make a complaint to the local animal control agency. They should investigate the situation. You can also offer to buy her back. If the person is as fed up as she claims, she might be willing to sell her back.
If you adopt another dog out, next time include a contract and a...Read more »
I dog sat for a family while they’re dog was pregnant. I had to help deliver the puppies because she delivered when they were still out of town and the mom was having complications. The owners paid me for dog sitting and asked if I wanted a puppy. We picked a puppy, named it and have went to see... Read more »
Unfortunately yes. Without more, promises are not legally enforceable. If you had only agreed to dog sit so you would receive a puppy, that would be different. However, because they paid for the dog sitting and the puppy was only a gratuitous promise, you're likely out of luck.
my dog bit a person walking along the side of my condo while they were on a tie out and i was sitting with them on my back patio. I am unable to view who is coming up alongside the condo and dogs started running towards person and my little dog bit the person because they were within the tie out... Read more »
me and my girlfriend visited a campsite to see if we wanted to camp there. there was a stray running loose around the lake and the owners stopped us and said we were the ones to abandoned the dog and gave our plate # to the dog warden and the dog warden is trying to charge us. would that hold up in... Read more »
Unless I paid half of her expected expenses that day. I was told my options were to euthanize, surrender, or walk out without any treatment. Now they will not provide me with any information, or let me adopt her back even if I could cover her expenses. I asked to speak to the clinic owner, but... Read more »
If you signed an agreement surrendering ownership, then you might not have any legal recourse. It is likely that the clinic had an attorney draft that agreement so that it is enforceable. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to review the agreement that you signed and advise you...Read more »
my neighbor was walking his dog along the property line are dog started playing they got a little rough he pulled out a gun shot once at my dog missed my dog took off running he continued shooting towards the road off his property I have proof of bullet holes in the embankment of the road and... Read more »
My dog ran away late New Year's Eve. I posted about it on Facebook, searching for her. I was contacted 3 days later via text by a woman who claims she may have hit her, now a week later, she's coming after me to pay for the deductible, can I fight this? There is no proof the accident even happened,... Read more »
You should report her claim to your homeowners insurance. Did she pay the vet bill? Generally,you are responsible in most states for your animal's actions. If you let them loose, then you may be responsible.
My dog snuck out of the house and ran towards a car that was going down the street pretty fast. The car slowed down slightly as my dog ran towards it and she bounced off of their tire. The car never stopped and sped off down the road as I tried to flag them down. My dog went into shock, but we... Read more »
My hunting dog went onto another property and the owner shot and killed him and is saying he was attacking their cat, but can't/ won't prove that he was. Filed a report and the cops told me there's nothing i can do.
I'm sorry to hear about your hunting dog. However, in this instance, if your animal went on to another's property, it is considered a trespass. Furthermore, under Ohio law, owners of dogs are strictly liable for any actions of their animal that leads to the injury of another. If that animal was...Read more »
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