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Dog (permitted) may have been injured by Brendan on August 8, 2020 @13:29

A tenant has a dog. It is all okay in the lease. Owner returns home, finds dog limping badly. The gardeners had been working in yard during the time frame. After speaking with boss of gardening company, there's no evidence of a cause. Would owner consider paying for treatment? Get a new gardener? Offer to share vet charges? This is a serviceman's support dog and has value.
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Re: Dog (permitted) may have been injured by Garry on August 8, 2020 @15:40 [ Reply ]
Since nobody seems to know how the dog got injured, and you are a very caring Landlord towards animals and veterans, why don't you offer to pay half of any vet charges.
Re: Dog (permitted) may have been injured by Daniel (CA) on August 9, 2020 @16:52 [ Reply ]
no good deed goes unpunished?
lawyers would say, install cameras...
can payment be used as an admission of guilt?
I would have tenant sign a release and indemnity of the situation.
or you could submit a settlement agreement which states the facts and conclusion of LL not being at fault. But offers 1/2 the cost. and the agreement is accepted if the money is accepted/deposited/cashed...

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