by Steve Reiss (email@example.com)
The problem arises when a prior owner asserts a claim to an animal
after a hold period has expired and the animal has already been placed
by direct adoption with a member of the public or transferred to a
rescue or private shelter.
LOOKING FOR A GOOD HOME: BALANCING INTERESTS IN THE DISPOSITION OF
IMPOUNDED ANIMALS TO OWNERS AND RESCUES, 67 Syracuse L. Rev. 115, 118.
I don't think we really need a law review to tell us this.