Complaint Details

Cust First Name Christina 
Shop Name Happiness is Pets 
Shop Address Line 1 15 West Golf Rd 
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 2007/03/01 
Price 529.00 
Shop Breed of Dog Cocker Spaniel 
Sex Male 
Date of Birth 2007/01/02 
Date of Death  
Breeder Levi Graber (Odon, IN) 
Broker Blue Ribbon Kennels (Bloomfield, IN) 
Diseases and Illnesses Adopted a cocker spaniel (Winston) from a local pet shelter in 2011. He was dumped by is original owners in this shelter because of his health problems. These original owners purchased the dog from Happiness is Pets. Winston has multiple genetic and chronic health problems including food allergies, thyroid inbalance, chronic ear infections & skin disorder. 
When illness begin end According to the original owner's records, his problems began in 2010 and they have not stopped since then. I've had him since 2011 and he is continuously on medication. In addition, his ears need to be routinely flushed out by the vet. 
Hereditary Defects chronic ear infections, thyroid, skin disorder 
Recommend vet N/A 
Veterinary expenses to date 2,500 
How did you hear about shop I noticed this pet shop when I was reviewing Winston's records 
Please describe conditions don't know - I got him from a local pet shelter after he was given up. 
Eastern European Purchase No 
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