Pets are considered property. Even though the dog has your last name, she is most likely the owner. However, having contributed to the dog's care, you may have a right to reimbursement unless it is construed to be a gift. If you had written an agreement regarding these payments, that would be most...Read more »
When I let my dog out at night 10:30-midnight and he barks my neighbors complain (two of them - who have "ganged" up on me). (One neighbor says he wakes up her son and he can't go back to sleep.) My dog may only bark for a few seconds before I bring him in. (I stand in the doorway to watch him do... Read more »
If upon affirmation in writing, signed by a resident of this town, and after investigation by the animal control officer or a police officer, that officer has cause to believe that an animal, whether licensed or not, is a habitual nuisance by reason of trespassing, howling, barking or making other...Read more »
My neighbors live in an apartment attached to my house on a farm and they repeatedly have fed and have gone as far as going into my house to feed my pets without my permission. I have asked them to stop as my animals are on restricted diets and in good health. They are good people but have... Read more »
Lock your doors and don't leave the food accessible. Write them a letter informing them that they are not to come onto your property or feed your animals. If they persist, contact the local authorities for a no trespass order.
Was lied to for 2 weeks that dog was still in a family members care as I recovered from surgery. Just found out yesterday she was surrendered without my permission or knowledge AND adopted a week ago. I have all of her records. What do I do now?
Tenanancy has been terminated for 4/2017. Sent in Feb. also didn't pay rent. Many police reports for domestic disturbances. My other tenants are very angry! Now says needs her dog that she's had. My paying tenants will leave of her boxer shows up tomorrow. I've started eviction. What can I do about... Read more »
The dog was originally given to someone else stating that they couldn't keep the dog because of landlord situations. Husband went to Massachusetts wife stayed in RI. They couldn't keep the dog so I told them I would be more than happy to take her. The original person brought her to my house... Read more »
Tally your costs for feeding and care of the pet. If the owner is willing to pay you for the return of your dog, you are obliged to give it back. If they agree to transfer ownership to you, get it in writing. If they file a lawsuit for the return of the animal, hire a good attorney to argue that...Read more »
There are many ordinances in the various towns regarding animals and many health department regulations regarding the prohibition of animals for health and safety reasons. Service animals are often exempt from these regulations. Here is an example of some in Warwick:...Read more »
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