• Can we get a dog back after we "surrendered" it?

    Some background information: I'm 20, been living with my mom and two sisters while I attend college the next town over, though this month I dropped out so I can go live with my dad and (hopefully) more easily find work (then eventually attend college there). We have two dogs, one I'll be taking with me, and... show more
    Some background information: I'm 20, been living with my mom and two sisters while I attend college the next town over, though this month I dropped out so I can go live with my dad and (hopefully) more easily find work (then eventually attend college there). We have two dogs, one I'll be taking with me, and two cats. At the beginning of December, I found a puppy under my car. We kept her while we tried to find her a home (because we knew mom wouldn't be willing to keep her) ideally to a friend or someone we know and trusted. After no luck on that front, my mom pushed us to give her away to a no kill shelter out of state. None of us wanted to go through with this as we all grew very attached to her. Despite this, my sisters and I drove to where the representative of the shelter asked us to meet them, gave her away, and then left. My sister has been talking it over with me and she said that since I'm moving soon, they could take on another pet. We talked it over with ma and she doesn't think it'll work out due to us "surrendering" her to the shelter, but says if we can make it work, she'd allow it. Now this is the key thing: we never signed anything that said we surrendered her. I'm thinking if they'd be willing to transfer her to a shelter near where my family lives, we can get her back. Considering all these factors: could we get this dog back?
    22 answers · Dogs · 16 hours ago
  • The postman kicked my dog and my dog bit him.?

    Best answer: I wonder how many other people he's actually managed to blackmailed like this - good job your mum didn't give him ANY MONEY. But as posties especially have the law re dog attacks very much on their side, your mum may well be facing prosecution - I hope if you are in a country with rabies, you can show... show more
    Best answer: I wonder how many other people he's actually managed to blackmailed like this - good job your mum didn't give him ANY MONEY. But as posties especially have the law re dog attacks very much on their side, your mum may well be facing prosecution - I hope if you are in a country with rabies, you can show your dog is utd with his rabies boosters, not that if he didn't break the skin on this man's leg, he'd be at risk of anything more than bruising.

    You may be seeing the police but if this was a one-off and it's never happened before, you may get off with a warning this time. It would be difficult to prove his kick produced the bite however.

    Add - thinking further, it's a pity there were no other people around to hear his threat. I'm wondering whether you should spike his guns and call the police to report this anyhow.
    21 answers · Dogs · 15 hours ago
  • Dog’s mouth is bleeding?

    I have an 11 year old yellow lab and the roof of her mouth has been bleeding for days. She still eats regularly and doesn’t seem to mind. Idk what’s wrong.
    I have an 11 year old yellow lab and the roof of her mouth has been bleeding for days. She still eats regularly and doesn’t seem to mind. Idk what’s wrong.
    6 answers · Dogs · 1 hour ago
  • Is it weird to rename your cat kitty?

    17 answers · Cats · 10 hours ago
  • Are my neighbours right to blame me?

    I have a man and woman living next door - both are in their mid to late thirties. 2 months ago, they adopted a Staffordshire Bull Terrier called Ruby. For the first few weeks, they never left her side. But everything started to go downhill for Ruby. Both of them leave for work at 8.30am and don't come back... show more
    I have a man and woman living next door - both are in their mid to late thirties. 2 months ago, they adopted a Staffordshire Bull Terrier called Ruby. For the first few weeks, they never left her side. But everything started to go downhill for Ruby. Both of them leave for work at 8.30am and don't come back until 6-6.30pm. They don't leave Ruby inside becaus they don't trust her, so they keep her outside in the back garden until they get back home. Ruby barks continuously for hours whenever she's left alone. I decided to report it to the RSPCA and they went to their house on Saturday. They said if they don't sort it out in a week, then they will take her off them. I kept the call anonymous, but they somehow found out I called them. They are angry at me. They said Ruby gets taken away from them, it'll be all my fault. Are my neighbours right to blame me?
    23 answers · Dogs · 2 days ago
  • Am I a bad pet owner if I don't walk my dog?

    I have a six month old schnoodle that I got from a coworker a few months ago, I have never walked her at all since I got her. Usually I'll play with her for 15 minutes before I leave for work in the mornings and another 45 minutes to an hour outside in the backyard when I get home. After that she'll just... show more
    I have a six month old schnoodle that I got from a coworker a few months ago, I have never walked her at all since I got her. Usually I'll play with her for 15 minutes before I leave for work in the mornings and another 45 minutes to an hour outside in the backyard when I get home. After that she'll just spend the rest of the day on the couch while I while I'm on my computer or tv. This seems to tired her out pretty well. Recently I've also started to take her to a local dog park on Saturdays so she can socialize with other dogs. She's happy and I feel like she gets enough exercise in the backyard.
    20 answers · Dogs · 1 day ago
  • How to get my dog to keep his food down and slow down at eating?

    So I have a 9 month old Rottweiler Pitbull mix, since I had him he has always ate his food really fast, I rescued him and I believe the reason he eats so fast is because he has fear of his food being taken away and not knowing when he's going to eat next. I have had a hard time getting him to eat slow and... show more
    So I have a 9 month old Rottweiler Pitbull mix, since I had him he has always ate his food really fast, I rescued him and I believe the reason he eats so fast is because he has fear of his food being taken away and not knowing when he's going to eat next. I have had a hard time getting him to eat slow and actually chew his food and sometimes if he eats to fast he throws it up. 5 days ago we moved from cail to Florida. He was doing pretty good but the place we moved into have a little lab puppy, 6 months, they love each other but with the hole food thing he eats even faster, I have tured putting the little lab in a different room when I feed him but he will eat really fast so I tried putting water in his food to see if that will slow him down and get more water in him because hes to busy playing with his new friend and doesn't drink as much water as he should be but the water just made him throw up more, so any tips on how to get him to slow down at eating and even chew his food would be great and how to get him to drink more water would be very helpful, thank you for your time
    16 answers · Dogs · 3 days ago
  • Dog down the street chased me and family all the way home and nipped at my leg.?

    We were walking back from the park and a dog chased us. The owner called for it and it went back but as soon as the owner turned his back apparently the dog just chased us again. It nipped at my leg and I was close to defending myself physically. It chased us all the way home even when I got in my house the dog was... show more
    We were walking back from the park and a dog chased us. The owner called for it and it went back but as soon as the owner turned his back apparently the dog just chased us again. It nipped at my leg and I was close to defending myself physically. It chased us all the way home even when I got in my house the dog was barking at us on my property by my front door. The owners drove by in their car and picked it up this is under rout to take my child and pup for a walk so I don't want this to happen again. Should I call authorities?
    11 answers · Dogs · 6 hours ago
  • Is there any apartments or homes for rent that don’t have breed ristrictioms in the DFW area?

    We’ve been with our apartments for 3 years now and they just changed their pet policy, and said we have to get rid of our Rottweiler. That’s not an option for us so we’re in desperate need of finding a home in 60 days. We planned to stay in our apartment so we didn’t bother looking for places..
    We’ve been with our apartments for 3 years now and they just changed their pet policy, and said we have to get rid of our Rottweiler. That’s not an option for us so we’re in desperate need of finding a home in 60 days. We planned to stay in our apartment so we didn’t bother looking for places..
    11 answers · Dogs · 9 hours ago
  • A black cat crossed in front of me should I prepare for death?

    Best answer: black cat is good luck, suprisingly the number 666 also is
    Best answer: black cat is good luck, suprisingly the number 666 also is
    14 answers · Cats · 23 hours ago
  • How can I get my hound dogs/hunting dog breeds to stop peeing in the house?

    Do not tell me surrender them, or treat me like Im stupid. Ive seen this section and how mean people are and avoid it. Nor will I give you my resume. So, I will let them out fior hours outside in the yard and they will come back in and pee. Do they not respect me? I give them everything. I heard beagles are... show more
    Do not tell me surrender them, or treat me like Im stupid. Ive seen this section and how mean people are and avoid it. Nor will I give you my resume. So, I will let them out fior hours outside in the yard and they will come back in and pee. Do they not respect me? I give them everything. I heard beagles are tough to train and hounds. Its just that. One dog was so perfectly potty trained until another came back after runjing away and taught bad manors. They love me. They are playful. Plz explain. I do my best to let them out often hut I wont yet a doggie door because of robbers or blacks.
    12 answers · Dogs · 18 hours ago
  • Is stephen hawking overrated?

    19 answers · Cats · 2 days ago
  • Why is my puppy humping my elderly dog?

    My 6 month old female chihuahua is humping my 16 year old male chihuahua from behind. What's wrong with her????
    My 6 month old female chihuahua is humping my 16 year old male chihuahua from behind. What's wrong with her????
    11 answers · Dogs · 13 hours ago
  • Why do alot of people get little dogs?

    Best answer: As an older couple, it is difficult for us to handle a larger dog. We do not have the room nor the desire to have to do the exercising, etc., needed for a larger do. One about half the size of those you listed still gives us all the benefits of a do, but fits ours lifestyle. That being said, we our current dog... show more
    Best answer: As an older couple, it is difficult for us to handle a larger dog. We do not have the room nor the desire to have to do the exercising, etc., needed for a larger do. One about half the size of those you listed still gives us all the benefits of a do, but fits ours lifestyle.

    That being said, we our current dog is a very large lab that is a "seizure alert" dog for my oldest daughter who has had to move back in with us because of health issues (multiple seizures most days - can not be on her own.) But her oldest son (who is 17) does all the caring for it.
    20 answers · Dogs · 2 days ago
  • Please help me?

    hay my dog is 5 years old and i saw one moring when i woke up his testicles { balles and peanus} are very swollen and very big can you please tel me what it can be or what i can do?
    hay my dog is 5 years old and i saw one moring when i woke up his testicles { balles and peanus} are very swollen and very big can you please tel me what it can be or what i can do?
    10 answers · Dogs · 11 hours ago
  • I'm a teacher..should I try to sneak my cat in my backpack?

    I want to show it to my students...there is till the issue of the litterbox though
    I want to show it to my students...there is till the issue of the litterbox though
    11 answers · Cats · 1 day ago