If I Find Someone's Lost Dog Am I Entitlted To Any Compensation For Caring For It?

Yes. If you find another's dog and that dog is licensed under the licensing laws in the state of Michigan you will be entitled to collect 25 cents per day for costs incurred in caring for the dog. Upon request the commissioner of agriculture will supply you with the owner's name and contact information so that you can arrange for the dog to be returned to its owner.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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