Complaint Details

Cust First Name Shana 
Shop Name Old Tumble Weed Ranch 
Shop Address Line 1 P.O. Box 91 
Shop Address Line 2  
Shop City Claremore 
Shop State or Province Oklahoma 
Shop Country United States  
Was Online Purchase Yes 
Shop Website,, 
Shop Email Address 
Date of Purchase 2010/11/14 
Price 1,600.00 
Shop Breed of Dog Maltese 
Sex Male 
Date of Birth 2000/07/01 
Date of Death  
Diseases and Illnesses My puppy arrived with very dirty ears. The Vet said he had an ear infection and treated him with antibiotic drops.  
When illness begin end As soon as the puppy came to me. As soon as the Vet treated him with antibiotics.  
Hereditary Defects My puppy was shipped to me with a severe overbite and wry bite, causing his lower K9 tooth to constantly puncture the roof of his mouth. This will have to be repaired, and the Vet quoted me 3-5 hundred dollars. This was never disclosed to me prior to purchasing the puppy. The seller wanted ME to pay for shipping back to him (0) when it was his mistake! He didn't even have a comparable exchange puppy.  
Recommend vet No 
Veterinary expenses to date 
How did you hear about shop 
Please describe conditions When the puppy arrived he was sitting inside a dirty kennel on some dirty paper towels. He was FILTHY. His ears were filthy, and he looked like he hadn't had a bath in weeks, or ever. He was shaking and very scared. I called my Vet immediately and had him seen that day.  
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