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If you have already called the police, then you other options are to (1) ask your roommate for your dog back and/or (2) to sue for the return of your dog.
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Depending on the type of dog, you may want to pursue this in small claims court. Use of a lawyer for a case like this could be very expensive, compared to the gain.
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