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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 ...

Legal Rights for Animals - Petfinder


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 ...

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


Feb 1, 2010 ... The true owner has a right to recover possession of the pet under common law if she can prove ownership in fact. However, this right is limited ...

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.

Browse Expert Advice - North Shore Animal League America


Items 1 - 10 of 679 ... Animal neglect is against the law. In one New York case, for example, a dog'sowner” was convicted of cruelty to animals after an ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

What to do if you are involved in a custody battle over your ...


For more than three decades, the Animal Legal Defense Fund has been fighting to ... How Can Non-Lawyers Get Involved in Animal Law? ... Laws & Cases.

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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


That is what is behind an effort to legally change the way we refer to our relationship with our pets. While proponents of this effort claim that new laws would raise ...

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  ...