Animal activists are warning the public this coming holiday season. The reason? Well, faulty presents.
It’s an age old tradition to gift out pets come December. A cute puppy under the tree and stray cat by the chimney. Animals, pets as general, are highly sought presents during Christmas time. They, like the proverbial pony, are sunk into the number one spot on everybody’s Santa List.
Unfortunately, one of the premier dog selling mega shops, Petland, an Ohio-based company that has more than 70 retail stores across the U.S., has now found itself under a P.R., nightmare.
The Humane Society of The United States has this company in the cross hairs. In conjunction with branches of government, the Society, has filed a suit against Petland after a rather rigorous investigation.
“When we see an increase of people complaining about sick puppies that they’ve bought from pet stores,” says Kathleen Summers, puppy mill campaign director at the Humane Society of the United States. “We instantly form an investigation.” Go to the next page to see the rest of this story.