A neighbor behind me has a dog that kept coming in my backyard. I did everything to keep him out. Once I had to walk over & tell them the dog had been in my yard for 2 1/2 days! Yesterday their dog got in & attacked my dog. I had to pay a $400 vet bill. I left a letter at their house telling them what happened & requested reimbursement. The girlfriend came over, acting like she knew nothing of the letter. She was mad that I called Animal Control, they lectured me for not calling them before, & she said she isn't paying the bill. The boyfriend told me before it was her dog and she said the dog was his. I know his name, how can I get her name & is the landlord also responsible for the dog's actions? If so how do I find him? I'm on disability, my dog is a service dog. I can't afford the billAnimal Control got the dog. They did a report & said I could press charges. My neighbors girlfriend said the dog was in her yard all day & night prior but the dog was picked up at 10 a.m. yesterday. I did do everything I could to keep the dog out, filing holes under the fence, putting poop in the holes before filling them, my next door neighbor put boards up on the fence the dog chewed up, put a plank (2"X6"X12') at the base of the fence so the dog couldn't come up from underneath. The last time the dog came in & attacked my dog, the injury was minimal, the owner said he was going to tether his dog. I wouldn't allow my dog out alone. I was out filling the holes & my dog was with me. I went in to the house to get my coffee, leaving my dog at his food bowl. I heard a commotion & saw the dog latched onto the side of my dogs face. That dog had to have been hungry. He had eaten all of my dog's food & knocked the garbage can down & ripped up the garbage bags.
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