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Dishonest breeders Help!!!
« on: June 09, 2008, 09:27:46 pm »
********* Danes sold me what I thought was a show quality puppy.  Thats what they said, that is what I paid for. 
Two days after I received the puppy I had her checked out by my vet and that was the first vet that told me there was a problem with her bite.  I notified them and they assured me there was no problem. 
I then contacted there vet and they said there were some bite issues with some of the puppies but would not be specific. 
I then took her to another vet that deals with show dogs and again the prognosis was the same bad bite probably to only get worse as the puppy gets older. He recomended that I see a specialist.  So I did.
One of only 70 vets that specialize in veteranary dentistry.  His evaluation was that the dog had a severe underbite and was certanly not show quality.  Not only was she not show quality but the dog should not be bred.  Also to correct the bite as much as possible, the dog would need surgery. 
Clearly This is not what I thought I purchased. 
I want to warn everone considering bying a Great dane puppy dont buy from them or there Co-Breeder ****** Great Danes
Not only that, but these people will not refund me any of the money I paid them for the show quality puppy I did not get.
« Last Edit: June 09, 2008, 09:29:53 pm by DaneInsane »

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Re: Dishonest breeders Help!!!
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2008, 10:44:57 pm »
Hi & welcome.  I too am sorry you are having these problems.  Have you contacted your local Dane club?  They may have some suggestions for you.  I wish both you and that sweet puppy the best of luck and if you stay on BPO, I know that you'll find lots of Great Dane people (and other dog lovers, too) on here.   :) 

And my pups:
Daisy a 9 y/o Golden/Lab mix
Sammy a 6-7(?) y/o Great Pyrenees adopted 3/07
Cassie a 3 y/o Pyr/Mystery Snuggle Bunny mix adopted 2/07

My angel girls waiting at the Bridge:
Cara 1989-2001 Great Pyrenees
Sally ? - 1993 Dobie(rescued '92)
Halley 2002-2006 Great Pyrenees


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Re: Dishonest breeders Help!!!
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2008, 09:06:23 am »
Most states have very clear laws regarding breeders and their sales guarantees. There are specific windows of time to discover problems and it sounds like you are within most time frames. The usual course of action usually is to return the puppy and exchange for another one or pick of next litter, or return of puppy and get your money back. Check your area's laws. You may be able to recoop some of your money as the breeder misrepresented the dog.

Most times though the dog must be returned for any monetary compensation which most people choose not to do because they have already bonded with the puppy. It's worth checking out.

Good luck to you. And enjoy your puppy. Danes are such wonderful dogs.