Petland has been wonderful to my family. Read what veterinarians have to say about pets and the coronavirus, Greyhound racing is all but dead as Florida prepares for its final races, As pandemic continues and spotlight shines on animal-human transmission, House members reintroduce bill to end U.S. trade in wild animals for food and other products, Greyhound racing has ended in Florida. Bonuses???? I paid high dollar for a bird at Petland in Columbus, GA. Paperwork said they provided a health guarantee. I understand rescuing dogs but some people want what they want and can’t be found at a rescue. Charlotte Bolton email@example.com I live in Tyler and was there tonight to look at a Shih Tzu. What’s wrong with paying $50 for an animal instead of $3,000? Those are the ones who develop the best bonds, who love the hardest, and who are the most diligent watchers. There are better ways to get what you want; which I would assume is a well-bred, healthy, breed-specific animal. Well turns out the dog has hereditary hip dysplasia. Petland needs to be shut down!!!!!! How can I get involved to stop the sale of puppies in stores in Wisconsin? I told them that I was gonna go pick up on Sunday morning for mother’s day. I emailed them MANY times complaining about how they treated us and more importantly how they had treated our Java. I think Petland is abominable , however after being recently turned down for two adoption attempts, one for not having a large fenced property and another for not having perfect heart worm and vaccination records, I think adoption is becoming too difficult for many people . The puppy was on oxygen and antibiotics for a week at the vets. The proper thing to do would have been to work with both dogs, not return the dog to the shelter or rescue. Thank you so much! This is not anything new. Today, weâre releasing a report and hidden camera footage of investigations we have carried out at Petland stores, including three new investigations in Sarasota, Florida; Novi, Michigan; and Tyler, Texas. Maybe petland needs to hire more qualified people. PETLAND IS THE WORST environment for a puppy to be in. Had we did our research we would not have gone there. Not only have we lost our sweet baby, but Iâm sure there are several other poor puppies that have been infected too considering how contagious the virus is and how unclean the conditions are at petland. These are all reasons never to buy a puppy from Petland. Called and spoke with owner and he had no sympathy, offered no replacement, nor even a discount for another bird! The store did not want to pay for vet bills or refund my $1250.00. However, he was never able to receive any type of vaccination again. Someone with intelligence AND compassion! The dog is in constant pain, there are expense meds to give the dog and surgery is very expensive. We have also found that Petland puppies come from a number of problematic suppliers, including some who appeared in our 2019 Horrible Hundred report. I was a manager at the petland in Tyler I brought the parvovirus home on my uniform and my wife dog got it and died thatâs when I found out about all the shady shit that went on behind my back , I was kept in the dark because I closed every night , I quit right after and have been spreading the word on that animal death trap ever since. Maybe you could have an influence on our commissioners. This has to stop! We need new laws stiffer penalties something! money in a over the top prices shouldn’t take precedence over home placements. Soooooo many rescues need adoption. Petland Florida has top quality puppies from the top 2% USDA breeders available for purchase. He sd the kitten wasnt but about 2 weeks old. I’m sick to my stomach after seeing this. We have got to do something for these innocent animals!!! We better have all Petland a shut down forever, and never again have a place like that. The Petland class action lawsuit claims that more than 100 people were infected with the Campylobacter infection because of the sick puppies linked to Petland. And I just want to make sure he went to a good home, it would make me so happy to know that! They opened and people are buying puppies from them. Nope. These animals deserve better! Keeping vet fees way up only completely guarantees the animals won’t be brought in. Once we got there we discovered he had parvo. One of the sick dogs was taken to a veterinarian and one recovered in the store but Panda died. They wouldnt have an overstock of animals if they would bring the prices down extremely to make a pet affordable for people. I believe there are major cities throughout the United States that have successfully stopped live animal sales in pet stores. Bringing an end to the suffering and poor treatment of puppy mill and pet store animals is one of our core commitments at the HSUS. Each year, thousands of dogs Petland acquires from a variety of sources are shipped from distant states on large cargo trucks and are exposed to stress and disease. But I want to stress that Petland stores are individually owned. Dig as an example just ove us what ever our short comings. My daughters boyfriend recently bought a Rottweiler from the Kennesaw, GA Petland. I’ve called Petland manager checking up on her constantly but haven’t heard any news in a week. WHY IS IT THAT THEY HAVE THE EVIDENCE I JUST CAN’T WRAP MY HEAD AROUND IT WHY HAVE THEY NOT TAKEN POLICE ACTION AND SHUT DOWN ALL OF THEM THIS IS REALLY SICKEN TO KNOW ALL OF WHAT PET LAND IS NOT DOING TO THESE POOR ANIMALS ,..NOT TAKING CARE OF THEM THIS IS REALLY CRAZY AND A BUNCH OF BULLSHIT NOT CLOSEING THESE STORES I MEAN IT HAS GONE SO FAR AS THE GROOMING HURTING ANIMALS AND SOME OF THEM DIEING FROM JUST GOI G TO GET GROOMED ,…THIS REALLY NEEDS TO BE ADDRESED OR IT’S JUST KEEP ON HAPPENING. If people would quit buying those outrageously prices puppies they would have to close. Whatâs that supposed to mean? We adopted our puppy, rowdy, a bichonpoo, from Petland in Sarasota, in 2009, and he is the sweetest, most loveable well behaved dog we could ask for. He was for sale for $1,000. Dogs & Puppies for Sale - Petland Chillicothe, Ross County, OH. On one occasion, our investigator witnessed Petland employees talking to three people who called about sick puppies during a single shift.â The investigation was â¦ This chain pet store must be prosecuted for their heinous behavior. He has never been ill, never chewed anything, great with kids and totally playful and huggable and squeezeable. Our complaint form is online. © 2021 The Humane Society of the United States. I know there was a Dalmatian puppy in the cage in the back with her who was also very sick. This is absolutely disgusting, abusive, disheartening and uncalled for!! Uncalled for, what is wrong with people OMG they need to start a education program in the schools to start to educated kids at a early age that animals are very important too, âanimalâs lives matterâ obviously, adults now are NOT educated either regarding animals therefore do not teach their children, this animal cruelty is way out of control, need new tough laws for animal cruelty! They do indeed sell sick and dying pets whom are consumed with parasites…. He was $6,500 with tax and other supplies coming to a total of $7,000. Regulate the number of rewards and treats you dole out in the course of training to prevent excessive weight gain. Our puppy is now a few years old and in great health. After bringing her home she was immediately sick. exactly what happened to us! A 3 week old puppy would not have any teeth, would barley be walking around and playing and would be unable to eat dry food! Thank you for doing what you can to expose them!! Pure cruelty. I used to work at a veterinary clinic and we saw sick puppies from Petland all the time. Anyway, I got a dog from Petland. Above, a puppy at the Sarasota store. That owner also decided that there should be 4-6 small puppies in a kennel at a time and 3-4 larger puppies in a kennel at a time. I believe Madison still has Animart that sells puppies. Plus you should investigate Joplin Missouri’s petland. HSUS undercover investigation reveals more sick, dead puppies at Petland stores, Diary of an Investigator: Tyler, Texas, Petland, Fighting Puppy Mills on Many Fronts - Michigan Humane Society, A U.S. dog has tested positive. This business should be shut down immediately! Well apparently you weren’t qualified for the job cuz you know nothing about puppies and dogs or you would have had your dog vaccinated it would never have gotten parvo. Or any animal. They stand there and lie right to your face about the dog and then flash a false document in your face, there are other jobs! A St. Charles County woman said it was bad enough when her puppy got sick and died 2 weeks after buying her. Its irresponsible not to help them. I had the pleasure of working for a Petland in Montgomery and I can tell you that the owner cared deeply for the well being of every single animal in that establishment. People have no respect today..what a sad world we live in.. The dog did not attack your other dog because he/she âgot comfortableâ. His name is Dogo. However, they all seem to have kennel cough and last Sunday I noticed a really skinny dachshund with holes on his skin, it almost looked dead. There is NO benefit whatsoever to NOT adopting from a shelter or rescue. They opened a Petland recently here in Rogers, Arkansas. Puppies for ... Petland is open during the COVID-19 pandemic and ready to serve you and your petâs needs. I knew petland was a shit place but i needed a job and i was there once a week anyway to play with rabbits and ferrets and called it my weekly therapy. Had to have been sick when I purchased him. That $1000.00 plus puppy became a much more expensive puppy very quickly. Petland Waterford Lakes sold what it claimed were âhigh qualityâ puppies for thousands of dollars that turned out to be sick and died soon after purchase, â¦ I recently purchased a French bulldog from Petland in Orlando (Waterford lakes east) I paid 6500.00 for her I fully informed them that I lived outside of the state of Florida I was told it was fine just take her to the vet within the first 3 days so the warranty would be covered so she went to my vet and we found out she was very sick they said she was 11 weeks she was only 3 weeks. Here are some of the many heartbreaking discoveries our investigators made: In December 2018 and April 2019, our investigators documented similar problems at Petland stores in Kennesaw, Georgia (2018); Las Vegas (2018); and Fairfax, Virginia (2019). They come from a shelter. In most cases these wonderful animals are paying the price for having ignorant, irresponsible owners. Read what veterinarians have to say about pets and the coronavirus, Greyhound racing is all but dead as Florida prepares for its final races, As pandemic continues and spotlight shines on animal-human transmission, House members reintroduce bill to end U.S. trade in wild animals for food and other products, Yulin dog meat festival to begin this weekend, defying Chinese declaration that dogs are pets not food, EPA gives thumbs up on vaccine to manage deer populations humanely, Breaking news: Congress’s omnibus package includes big wins for animals. At some stores, puppies died without being taken promptly to a veterinary hospital for severe illnesses. Enter your email address below to receive updates each time we publish new content. No animal should be treated so inhumanly and then left to die! Greed is the culprit. Turned out he was deathly allergic to any form of vaccination. It was the saddest thing watching him fight for his life for the next few days. Someone recently posted about how there was a golden doodle puppy on âsaleâ because it had a parasite & the store owner wouldnât take it to the vet for proper care. Please alway visit a shelter, do NOT âbuyâ a pet from Petland. We wonât rest until weâve brought the curtain down on the kinds of horrors our investigation uncovered. If we don’t buy pups from stores or online we can put these mills out of business. Vet found worm in his feces and he also has upper respiratory problem. My property is 5 acres completely fenced with a small dog run and access to the garage that is air-conditioned so that when I go out the dogs can go into the garage so that they donât get into trouble in the house. Pet land has been no help what so ever. Exposing is the first step. Please send someone to this store to investigate asap because this place is infected with disease. What can be done to SHUT them down or at least prevent them from selling animals? I had asked my vet WHY ?? Where do I begin? Those animals have been to the brink of the dark, much like the animals at Petland, but they survived. Praying for the pups to find their forever families who will take good care of them. I had a Dobie, years back. Yeah…it’s a great world to live in these days. It’s a shame on all those who abuse and neglect animals especially pets. It makes me sick to think about. Two years I have had to live without because here in Wisconsin an adopter must PROVE themselves worthy and have mucho bucks to buy..BUY. They also know the temperament of the parents n therefore the puppies. Petland also outsources any issues with puppies to a third party, so I have been struggling with them and they've done absolutely nothing for me (and apparently they have no name). I’m so glad you did everything you could to you get her better,, you’re a good person,, they should be shut down and should be ordered to pay for the treatment for every sick animal they had in there. 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