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I bought a female Morkie puppy from this place 3 months ago. Shortly after I noticed a little abscess near her gums. I took her to the vet and they told me not to worry about it. It started to get worse, and they recommend a surgery. At this point it progressed to what looked like a a big hole in her gums. We got the surgery done & it got better than it got worse. They did more test and came to found out my puppy had a rare oral cancer. The vet and all the specialists we went to said it had to be something genetic because of how young she was. Now she has to get radiation or another surgery that will have to remove multiple bones in her face from the mouth to her nose because the tumor is progressing so quickly.
I called the Puppy boutique to make them aware about this especially because I keep getting told this is “genetic”. They seemed helpful at first but now they are giving me the run around. I never once asked them for the money back for any of her health care expenses. I grew a connection with my pup for a couple of months and I am so sad that she has to deal with any of this. If you are going to buy a puppy from them I just recommend you to be prepared for anything.
I just currently received my 2nd puppy from this store and just like when I got pug "Jack" 8 years ago they were kind and professional. They have the best puppies if seen. Suggested to many friend to use them when seeking a new pet for the house.
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ONE OF THE WORST PUPPY MILL PEDDLING SCUM LORDS.. I bought my beloved ‘teacup’ chihuahua in 2019, he was so tiny and fragile!! I spent upwards of 1,200.00, his tiny teeth could barely eat even toy breed kibble, so I fed him specially ordered wet food from the vet. He remained small a couple of months into having him..almost too small. He started having problems, I could start to see wisps of rib cage, he looked shriveled, like I was starving him. Shortly after he lay shivering and cold, I slept next to him for the next night. He started having diarrhea, his body became kind of stiff and I took him to the vet. They said he was dehydrated, and she thought perhaps he had a rare disorder called a liver shunt, which makes the puppy small for age, failure to thrive, leads to a ton of health complications, quite expensive to test for and iffy on surgery. She said he it wasn’t his ‘time’ yet.
I took him home and with the fluid, he perked up some and I was hopeful. Later that evening he became stiff again and his eyes rolled back in his head, I thought surely it was hypoglycemia and I treated him with special paste and Karo syrup. He continued on like this, his frail body writhing in my hands, I took him to the emergency vet. They put him to sleep as he was so far gone there was nothing they could do...
I called this trash store up and the fall of these people claiming it was MY fault and since the expensive tests were never run they could ‘not determine’ whether it was their fault or not. By this point I’m out over 3k. Please buy from a reputable breeder, buying from them and other pet store puppy mills in the city only encourage them to keep buying more puppy mill pups to sell. Rescue from a shelter or buy from a responsible breeder that backs their pups with a health guarantee. These people are truly scum lords.
I waited two days for a teacup dog. Finally bought one. Was told there were three prices $600, $850 and $1,000. When I finally got in shop on a Friday morning, I asked again for a teacup Pomeranian. The girl said that they had three. I told her didn't care how much, I just want a teacup. Was charged $1,000. Now five months later the dog is bigger than my 4 lb teacup. Even vet said that this is not a teacup. When I called Manager said that at 6 mos dogs are not puppies and they never sold $600 dogs and teacups are by pounds, not height. SO he thinks he knows more than a vet! So he thinks my 5 mos old dog is done growing. Save your money, they are scammers.
Let me begin with saying I NEVER write reviews. Just not my thing BUT I cannot let this go unsaid!!! It all began on 12/8/17 when we walked into this puppy store to purchase our first family dog for our boys! It was a surprise! Well we saw this cute Morkie and fell in love. Or at least I did! He was small with these beautiful brown eyes! Eyes that just captured you! So we bought him. I have to be honest. I thought it was a bit strange that he was coming home with antibiotics. They said this is normal because it was winter and also don't give him a bath for a few weeks 'cause they are small and it's cold outside. Ok I followed their advice!
Within a few days he had a cough a very nasty cough. I was concerned and brought him to our local vet! To our surprise he had kennel cough something common among puppy mills. We reached out to this puppy store and explained the situation. RESULT - they didn't care! They said we could take them to their vet! I wasn't going to do that. I wanted our Milo to get the best CARE! So we continued to see our Vet because he wasn't getting better. In fact it turned into Pneumonia! Again we contacted the puppy store to try to get reimbursed $ that we have put into his care! Oh yea and he also had Giardia (parasite). Basically we got no help from them. I think $50.00 check was all and we spent over $2500.00 at this point. But still I loved my puppy and we were determined to care for him!
We had many months of heartache and vet visits but we started to see signs of improvement & living a normal dog life UNTIL the summer of 2019. Milo at that time was a 1 yr and 1/2 and he start having diarrhea and stopped eating & drinking. Mind you we have given him all is preventive care he was well taken care of! I take him to vet again and they give him fluids and some meds. He deals with this for a few weeks. Again we nurse him back to health. Then the most dreadful DAY happened end of October 2019 he goes out to use the bathroom and comes back in with a rectal prolapse!!! Rush him to the vet hospital and they tell me by 2 year dog has a tumor in his colon and that is what protruded out!!! I was devastated! So of course we get him treated with surgery again another $4000.00 later. And they tell us the horrible news my beloved MILO has cancer lymphoma to be exact!
Everyone is shocked because his is ONLY 2YRS old!!! He shouldn't have this. Very rare they tell me! But it's no surprise to me because he has been sick pretty much his whole short life! He is a beautiful, smart, and loving dog that will now die on me! I am not ready for this but all I keep thinking is we gave him the best we could, a loving home and good care! But I am so ANGRY that this place SELLS sick dogs!!! The pain and heartache that my family is experiencing right now is terrible. We have sleepless nights thinking about the day we have to say goodbye to our buddy our first family dog! All I can do now is tell my story and tell everyone not to buy dogs from this place! Do your homework! That's what we should have done! Please please stay away from the puppy boutique or you might have to suffer a story like mine :(!!!
Updated on 03/10/2019: !!!Updated!!! My dog's eye is falling out. Got a dog as a gift for my wife from the store about a year ago. I was looking for a Pomeranian boy, the girl who works there brought me a puppy from the back. The dog was dirty and smelled, but I got it anyway. The next day my dog started to have a cough. My vet said it seemed to be kennel cough and it is a common problem among puppy mills and careless breeders.
As time went by my puppy started to have visible eye problems, congenital eye defect. On March 6, 2019 my dog is going to have surgery. His eye is going to be removed. He still has that untreatable cough. These "people" brought tears and sadness to my and many other families. The way they speak for me and some other people is unacceptable. It means they don't care about sick animals they sell. They are nice until they sell you a dog. The owner's responses to upset customers and care professionals are like that of a little spoiled girl.
He has to be punished by law and by closing the store down and keep the owner away from animals for the rest of his life. I consider my dog and other healthy and unhealthy dogs that were bought from there were rescued from the owner, and it is time for animal protection services to take a look at what is going on behind that door where they are keeping sick puppies. I think the people who work there just playing some game to confuse people. Something shady is going on there. The owner statement was that he did not have a record of selling my dog and that it seemed like abuse or neglect.
Is it sounds like a neglect or abuse? But it is seems like sick puppies with congenital defects to me. I have all documentations from reputed veterinarian and not shady papers about your breeder and medical health report. What about fifth finger my dog has? I glue it up? I will answer, puppies from puppy MILL do not get too much medical attention from vet because probably there is no vet!
Happy birthday to my dog, he just turned 1 year old. My wife and mother can't look at him without tears. What do you think how it feels? The owner asked for documentation, how is the owner going to help? My dog has the best care that possible. Can he grow a new eye for my dog or you will he give me another dog? No animal and no people should suffer from him! All the documentation have NY's attorney general and not only her, the owner might ask them for a copy.
Original Review: Bought a puppy from Puppy Boutique of Brooklyn. Was chipped and neutered at 10 weeks old. Has kennel cough, mucus in lungs, recently congenital eye defect. His eye is not developing and about to fall out. Surgery already scheduled. The place must be under investigation ASAP.
I have never had a problem with this store, as long as customers read the contract front to back you should not sign anything. I read every single page. This happens only you don't read what you sign. I have 5 dogs from there in the past 10 years and I never had a issue except for one pup, and understanding the contract will give you the heads up on how to approach the situation. Puppies are a live thing. If you don't have the time to take care of them don't buy one.
I bought 2 Shih Tzu puppies, one of them has wall eyes and Fontanel. Neither was told to me at time of purchase, I tried calling several times only to be hung up on and lied to. DO NOT GO THERE, they give you a complete run around after the purchase.
This place sells sick dogs. Between this website, Google, and Yelp they have well over 100 negative reviews with unsatisfied customers. These people should be taken to court. I have filed a complaint with the Better Business Bureau. I have contacted a lawyer and the news. This place is a nightmare and has cost me over 2000.00 dollars and I have had this dog for just a week.
Worst puppy shop. I will never ever purchase a dog from this company again. I purchased this dog two weeks ago. I literally had it 14 days. On the 14 day it seemed a lil sick never went outside. Did everything the kennel said to do. So on the 14 day I took it to my vet and they said it looks like it had parvo. I called Puppy Boutique and they said, "Well bring it to our vet hospital free of no charge." I take it there and this place is even worse. Horrible. Called Pret Pet in Brooklyn New York said, "No it doesn’t have parvo. It looks like an upper respiratory infection." I said, "Well where would that come from because the dog never went outside or not do I have other dogs." So I been calling for 2 weeks about the dog, the kennel, and the hospital for 2 weeks. I got the runaround. "Oh the vet ain’t call. Oh The Puppy Boutique ain’t call you" so now I’m getting pissed 'cause no one knows about the dog or whereabouts.
I calls today and ask the vet, "What’s going on about the dog and kennel place now?" All of sudden the dog was malnutrition and a whole different diagnoses so I said, "How was it all that when I did exactly what the puppy store said?" So now the puppy store like they wanna press charges. First off I have all papers saying dog lost 1 pound. I have all papers saying what my vet treated it for. How all of sudden it’s malnutrition now. I’m asking where my dog can I get papers on it. The place Puppy Boutique doesn’t wanna give me papers or doctors there. All in this together but I will not end here because I spend 900 on a dog for my daughter's birthday.
Please anyone I’m telling you please don’t purchase a dog from here. They're hiding what’s going on as well as their dog hospital so I’m putting their ** out there 'cause they did something to my dog and don’t wanna replace it or give me a refund. Maybe my story a help. They never answer the phone nor call you back. Now the hospital saying they don’t have the dog. Now the puppy boutique store saying they don’t have papers or the dog so know I’m lost outta 900. I’m sure how many people they scammed and said first it had a respiratory infection now to malnutrition. It’s all **.
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