Complaint Details

Cust First Name 
Shop Name Happiness is pets 
Shop Address Line 1 15 w Algonquin road 
Shop Address Line 2  
Shop City Arlington heights 
Shop State or Province Illinois 
Shop Country United States  
Was Online Purchase No 
Shop Website  
Shop Email Address  
Date of Purchase 04/30/2010 
Price 798.00 
Shop Breed of Dog Chihuahua 
Sex Female 
Date of Birth 02/01/2010 
Date of Death  
Breeder Wendie Dettbarn 
Broker  
Registry  
Diseases and Illnesses After seeing the reports of the "Happiness is Pets" on the news I felt it was important for you to know that our puppy after purchase had to be treated for kennel cough. In fact the saleswoman at this store said this was common and almost certain our puppy " could" come down with this.  
When illness begin end She had a cough from the first day she came home. After taking her to our vet it was determined she had kennel cough. In fact it became so bad she was treated twice for this. I feel it's important for everyone to know this happened to us and hopefully all that have purchased pets from this chain that have had their puppies treated for illness report this ASAP and support anyone who is looking out for the critters of the world. Treated on 5/2/2010 emergency services for wheezing( kennel cough) Follow up with our vet resulted in this and medicine for ear infection Treated on 06/19/2010 for same illness kennel cough also treated for urinary tract infection  
Hereditary Defects Tried to look breeder up ... It's a po box in britt Iowa  
Recommend vet No 
Veterinary expenses to date Approx 0 range  
How did you hear about shop Drove by store 
Please describe conditions I felt the place looked ok. I did notice that many of the puppies were freezing and shivering. Way to cold in there for these little ones.  
Eastern European Purchase No 
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Breeders Email Address   
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Breeders Website  
Can be registered No 
Did the shop communicate Yes 

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