Trust me, if I could bring the dog back I would. And I feel bad for having to go after this person . But they have already made it clear they don't intend to pay anything. Even when the police report says it's their fault.
Thank you for all the replies... We'll most...
God people are pigs sometimes.
Like everyone else has said, if you're insured, go to your insurance company. They'll fix up those deadbeat homeowners.
If you don't have insurance, it's a little tougher, but you can launch legal action against them.
One way or another - I wouldn't let the cretins get away with it. Destroy their property and spread salt all over their lands so nothing will ever grow back there again.*
* not being sarcastic