Thursday, January 05, 2012

Puppy lawyer says suffering pooch is like child, not dog

The lawyer for the Manhattan dog owner who is taking an Upper East Side pet shop to court over the animal's "pain and suffering" compared the pooch to a child, saying today the puppy is worth more than property.

The suit, filed on behalf of "Elena Zakharova for herself and as representative of her dog, Umka," contends the petite Brussels Griffon should be recognized as a living being instead of property, as state law currently contends.

Read more in the New York Post...

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