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We want our dog back.

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My parents gave away our dog to some people down the street and signed some note to give the dog to them. Now we want it back. They refuse to answer our calls or answer the door. What can we do to get the dog back they don't have any of his papers, except the invoice when we purchased the dog and some medical records. Please help.

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One who gives away a dog or other animal should have no expectation that the animal will be returned, unless the agreement contained a provision allowing for the return of the animal within a certain amount of time or under specified circumstances. I hope the dog does well in his/her new home.


Submitted by Anonymous
Answered by Elinor Molbegott

 

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