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Can someone take back a dog they gave away?
A person who gave away his/her animal can certainly make a request to get the animal back and can offer to pay for the animal. It is so very important to carefully consider re-homing an animal before doing so, not after.
Can you get back a dog you sold?
You sold your dog. Whether it’s still registered in your name or not it’s property that’s been sold. If the buyer has agreed to sell it back to you then you can buy it back.
Is dog custody a thing?
In January 2019, a new California law changed the way pet custody is handled in divorce cases. This new law gives judges the power to consider the care and the best interest of the pet (or companion animal) when making decisions in separation or divorce matters.
Can I refuse to give my dog back to his owner?
If it’s his dog and wants it back, you have no right to refuse him. Dogs are treated like personal property under the law with few exceptions. If the dog is running lose, you can contact animal control if you’re concerned. Otherwise, if he agrees to give you ownership you can take the… Read more »
Why did someone give me a dog as a gift?
Someone gave me a dog because they could not care for it, and now they can. Can they just take it back? Someone gave me a puppy as a gift because they could not care for the animal (low funds, no home to keep it in, etc) I asked for the paper work and medical history to be given to me when she gave me the dog.
Can a lost dog be tracked down by an old family?
Particularly if a dog was lost, it’s possible that its old family will finally track the dog down and want it back. This is a tough situation for everyone involved. While there are some laws that govern how dog ownership is handled, they don’t always offer a clear answer.
Can I have someone pick up my dog if I’m arrested?
If you are concerned that police will not consider your request to have a friend or relative pick up your dog if you are arrested while out with the pet, you can preemptively tell your attorney what you would like done with your dog should the situation arise.