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mommy was a Puppy Mill Dog in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. For those of you
that don't know what a Puppy Mill is or what the dogs' lives are like in
a Puppy Mill, please click this link >
Puppy Mill My Breeder is registered with the USDA.
Yep, these are the same people that inspect the meat on your dinner
table! I guess in the eyes of most there is no difference between a dog
and a cow! My breeder not only bred Great Danes, but Bloodhounds,
Miniature Australian Shepherds, Yorkies, etc. Anyway, when my siblings
and I were old enough we were listed with a distributor, Pinnacle Pet,
in Missouri. I do not remember if we actually went there or not, but I
do remember a really long ride in a big truck. We stopped in several
places and I finally ended up at Petland Hilliard on Nike Station Way.
When I arrived on May 19th I was checked out by their veterinarian and
on May 26, just one week later, I was purchased!! Petland says I
was "adopted" for a measly $2549.99 plus tax!! I was NOT adopted, I was
purchased!! Why do Breeders and Pet Stores lie and say the dogs and cats
are for adoption? Click here to see my >
Adoption Certificate. We were NOT for adoption, we were FOR SALE!! We were
sold just like the meat in the grocery store! Everyone, from my breeder,
to the distributor, to Petland made money off of me!!!
Petland did nothing to educate my owners about the needs, habits, and
cost of a large breed dog. If they had, I may not have ended up homeless
(but luckily in a rescue) before I was a year old!! My human owners had
purchased me on a whim. They had just found out that they were expecting
another child, and with the 3 yr. old son at home, what better time to
get a puppy to grow up with the children!! She is now 8 months pregnant
and without a fenced yard it just got to be too much. They decided I had
to go!! SO, 2 days after Christmas, I found myself homeless!! When I
arrived at Harlequin Haven I put on a brave act. But the other dogs
could tell I was scared and depressed and they all welcomed me with open
arms! They were all telling me about this fat man that showed up the
other night wearing a red suit and gave them all brand new toys. To top
that, some cute little girls and their mommy baked and brought them all
muffins. The other dogs even asked Grandma at the rescue if they could
share their new toys with me, but Grandma told them not to worry, that
Santa knew I was coming and left new toys just for me. And yes, I even
got a muffin!
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Update September 2017: I was adopted 1
1/2 years ago and it just did not work out!! I am now off all the drugs
that a behaviorist had put me on
and have been treated for my UTI and my ear infection and am feeling
GREAT!!! Check out my new pictures below!! Grandma says I am not ready
for adoption yet but hopefully soon!!!
9/24: I am now ready for adoption!! I
am a very happy boy and just love to bounce and give kisses. I hope to
find a forever home that will really be a forever home this time!!!
12/21: Check out my new picture
below!! My Secret Santa got me a new bed, tons of toys, treats, a
blanket and even a brand new collar!! I can't wait till the other Santa
comes and gives me more toys!!!
Please can you spare a
few dollars to help the Rescue continue to help me and other Danes like
me? It would be greatly appreciated. Without the Rescue who knows
where we would have ended up!!
A must to read before
picking your forever Dane!
Date of Birth: 3/13/2015
Breeder: Summer Bray USDA # 73A2416
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Description: male, black with white marks,
HHGDR Suggests: Obedience Class, crate
Good With: Dogs, Cats, Adults, NO Small Children