Complaint Details

Cust First Name Isaias 
Shop Name Happiness Is Pets 
Shop Address Line 1 1542 Ogden Ave 
Shop Address Line 2  
Shop City Downers Grove 
Shop State or Province Illinois 
Shop Country United States  
Was Online Purchase No 
Shop Website www.happinessispets.com 
Shop Email Address  
Date of Purchase 2012/03/19 
Price 7.99 
Shop Breed of Dog Siberian Husky 
Sex Male 
Date of Birth 2011/12/09 
Date of Death  
Breeder Mark Steffensmeier 
Broker TN 
Registry  
Diseases and Illnesses Giardia, Dry Nose, Vomiting, painful urination, and bladder infection. 
When illness begin end The illness started from the purchase date (3/19/12)and is still going on.  
Hereditary Defects Unknown 
Recommend vet No 
Veterinary expenses to date 
How did you hear about shop No 
Please describe conditions The dogs were laying in their filth, some of the dogs were caged in with 2 or more different breeds and were deficating on each other. The dogs seem depressed, almost all of them were sleeping around their urine and feces.  
Eastern European Purchase No 
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Breeders Email Address   
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Can be registered N/A 
Did the shop communicate Yes 

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