Alanis Morissette sues to get pooch back

Alanis Morissette and her husband, Mario Treadway, have filed new legal documents to recover their dog Circus, a Chihuahua-pug mix.

The 39-year-old pop star and her 33-year-old rapper beau are suing their former house manager, Maria Garcia, for $25,000 for refusing to give back the Chihuahua-pug mix.

But in a “Save Circus” Blogspot post and video, Garcia and Morissette’s former dog walker Patrick Murch claim the seven-time Grammy winner gave them Circus in 2012 after he displayed “behavioral problems.”

The singer’s former employee called Circus “family” and said the musical married couple only asked for the pooch back after she was terminated early this year.

According to TMZ, Morissette fears that Garcia’s YouTube video — which has more than 1,200 views — will attract dog-nappers looking for an easy ransom.

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