Can you sue someone for promised registration papers for a dog you purchased?
Realistically, you can sue people for almost anything. Whether you can support your case and win the suit is another issue. If provision of registration papers was part of the negotiated purchase and you did not get them then the seller is in violation of said contract; the buyer would have grounds to file suit to recover the missing product and/or financial compensation in court. Consider filing in small claims court if the seller is not willing to complete the transaction as agreed. Additionally, you may have buyer's protection if you used a credit card to pay for the transaction; contact your company to inquire.
If you registered your dog in your name, you can easily get a copy of its registration papers. Contact the kennel club where your dog is registered and request a copy. You will probably have to pay a fee to get a copy. If he is registered in someone else's name, that person will have to make the request.
Only pedigree/purebred dogs have papers, and the dog must be registered with a Kennel Club e.g. American Kennel Club, English Kennel Club. Not all purebreds have papers either, a puppy can only have papers if BOTH of it's parents themselves had pedigree papers. Unless your dog had two purebred parents of the same breed that each had pedigree papers, then you cannot get papers for your dog. Kennel Club registration papers and pedigree certificates should…
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A veterinarian or someone who knows a lot about horses can tell you how old they are. A vet would check the age of a horse in a pre-purchase examination. You can also check the age of a horse if they have registration papers. All breed societies have the age of a horse on its papers Happy to help, Double J Farms
Without registration papers from an honest, reputable breeder, you will never be able to tell for certain. I would also like to add that there is no such thing as a purebred "pitbull." The closest breed would be the American Pit Bull Terrier, which would have registration papers from the UKC or the ADBA.