Pet Legal Q&A

///Pet Legal Q&A

Elinor D. Molbegott, is an attorney who maintains a law practice devoted to animal law. Elinor donates her time to answer questions from North Shore Animal League America supporters who would like to learn more about animal law.


Found Dog

If I found a puppy and notified the shelter and police immediately can I hold the dog at my home until owner is found? Also, what happens if someone comes forward claiming that the puppy is theirs but has no proof?

By |2019-01-31T13:23:47+00:00January 29th, 2019|

Sibling dispute over beloved cat

My sister found an abandoned kitten 11 years ago and it has been in the care of myself and my family for that time. Now she is moving and wants to take the cat that has been in our care for over a decade.

By |2018-07-17T14:41:39+00:00July 10th, 2018|