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Pet Custody: Establishing Your Ownership Rights - Vetstreet


Mar 31, 2014 ... Learn the legal issues involved in proving dog or cat ownership during ... They relate because of how our pets are viewed in a court of law.

Dog Owner's Guide: Dogs and the law


Introduction; National laws; State Laws; Breeding restrictions; Nuisance laws; Breed specific legislation; Number limits; Animal hoarding; Guardianship ...

Animal Law Resource Center - Search Animal Laws


The Animal Law Resource Center provides information on laws/statutes for all 50 states and the federal government regarding animals, including animal control, ...

Detailed Discussion of Legal Rights and Duties in Lost Pet Disputes ...


Feb 1, 2010 ... Lost pet disputes may also be affected by lost property statutes. These statutes abrogate the common law rule that the true owner of property ...

Legal Rights for Animals - Petfinder - Petfinder.com


Because of this status, generally there is a presumption—provided no law is violated—in favor of the owner's control and use over the best interests of the animal ...

Pet Talk: Pet custody battles illustrate need for legal clarity regarding ...


Sep 7, 2012 ... Two highly publicized cases of dog ownership disputes this summer illustrate an increasing quest for clarity in laws regarding pets. You may ...

When microchips muddle pet ownership status - VIN


Dec 13, 2012 ... The incident devolved into a messy conflict that Ellis, owner of Family .... The ownership laws universally, at this point, make possession the ...

What constitutes dog ownership? - WORLD Law Direct Forums


Why is it so hard to define "dog ownership"? (This is long) A wife & her husband were "given" by wifes sister a puppy to raise.

Effective and Ineffective Dog Laws I NCRC


Breed-specific legislation alternative, responsible pet ownership ordinances, pet limit laws, mandatory spay/neuter, timed tethering laws, breed neutral models.

Responsible Pet Ownership | National Canine Research Council


Responsible Pet Ownership Model, RPO, Breed neutral laws, Humane Care Custody and Control, Owner Accountability, BSL Alternative.

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Animal Custody Cases - American Bar Association


Once animal care and control or local law enforcement has taken your client's animal, ... This was an ideal case to maintain ownership possession of the dog.

Pet Owner or Guardian? - American Veterinary Medical Association


The term "owner" places responsibility on people to care for their animals, while the ... Rather, each state in the U.S. has laws requiring humane care of pets and ...

Lost and Found: Humane Societies' Rights and Obligations ...


Thus, shelters must be well-versed in the laws of their state regarding when the shelter gains title and ownership in a found or brought-in animal, and what those  ...