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Every Dog's Legal Guide: A Must-Have Book for Your Owner


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From the Publisher: Everything you need to keep your pooch (or the neighbor's) on a legal leash! America's estimated 50 million dogs are governed by many things: The stomach, the nose and the law-laws that you as a dog owner, or as the neighbor of a dog, need to know. Every Dog's Legal Guide is a newly revised, up-to-date practical guide to the legal issues that affect dogs, their owners and their neighbors every day, including: dog owners liability for injuries; dogs that bite or create a nuisance; animal cruelty; landlords, tenants and dogs; traveling with dogs; providing for pets at death; dealing with veterinarians; your rights when buying or selling a dog; restrictions on dangerous dogs; vaccinations, licenses and other local laws; guide, signal, service and therapy dogs.


The nose-to-tail guide to barking, biting, leash laws, traveling regulations and more.

About the Author

Mary Randolph earned her law degree from the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. She is also the author of The Executor's Guide, 8 Ways to Avoid Probate, and Deeds for California Real Estate. She has been a guest on The Today Show and has been interviewed by many publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.

Table of Contents

Contents --Introduction — 1: Dogs And People — Little history — Dog's place today — Dogs in the law — 2: State And Local Regulation — Licenses — How many dogs can you keep? — Vaccinations — Leash laws — Off-limits areas — Impounding and destroying dogs — Lost and found dogs-- Spay and neuter requirements — Pooper-scooper laws — Dogs in vehicles — Animal burial restrictions — 3: Buying And Selling Dogs — Regulating sellers — Putting a sale agreement in writing — Special State "Lemon Laws" — Warranties: What did the seller promise — What to do if you're unhappy after the sale — 4: Landlords And Dogs — Negotiating a Fair Lease — Elderly or disabled tenants — Enforcing no pets clauses — Condominiums and planned developments — Landlord liability for illegal evictions — Landlord liability for tenants' dogs — 5: Veterinarians — Owner-veterinarian relationship — Health insurance for dogs — If a dog injures a veterinarian — Veterinarians' duty to treat animals — Euthanasia — Complaining about a vet — Veterinary malpractice — Other lawsuits against veterinarians — 6: Traveling With Your Dog — Not-so-friendly skies — Special Hawaii rules — International travel — On the road — Buses, trains, and ships — 7: Barking Dogs — Talking to your neighbor — Mediation: getting another person to help — State and local laws — Animal control

Product Details

Mary Randolph
Randolph, Mary
Dog owners
Practical Guides
Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Dogs -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Dog owners - Legal status, laws, etc -
Law-Legal Guides and Reference
PETS / Dogs / General
Law : Reference
Law : Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Publication Date:
October 2007

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Every Dog's Legal Guide: A Must-Have Book for Your Owner
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"Synopsis" by , The nose-to-tail guide to barking, biting, leash laws, traveling regulations and more.
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