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I’ve a neighbor who gave me his canine about 3 years in the past. He bought offended with me and calls for his canine again. I’ve had her spayed, bought her pictures and so on. He referred to as police saying I stole her.

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Individuals who promote or give their animal away usually haven’t any additional rights to that animal. Individuals who consider that their animal was stolen could contact the police (as occurred in your scenario). It may be useful to have available proof that the canine has been in your possession for 3 years, proof that the canine was gifted (even texts and emails), and different proof of possession, similar to veterinary information, microchip registration, and so on. Individuals who consider that their animal is being wrongfully withheld also can begin a civil lawsuit however that doesn’t imply the case has advantage. Additionally, many extra folks threaten to sue than sue. Three years is a really very long time to depart an animal in one other individual’s care and anticipate to get the animal returned, until there was a boarding settlement, wherein case a court docket would think about the phrases of the boarding settlement and whether or not boarding charges have been paid.

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