Keringa Petwings caused death of Yorkie


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Report ID: 1123
Crime Category: Animal Cruelty
Province: Gauteng
City/Town: Kempton Park
Suburb: kempton park
Address: N/A
Crime Date/Time: 7 May 2011, 00:05 AM
Reported By: Username1123
Reported Date: 22 May 2011, 22:05 PM
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  • Michele van Vuuren 6 Mar 2013, 09:13 AM

    As a responsible dog owner you should have collected the puppy yourself knowing that Yorkies in general have high stress levels and are generally considered a highly strung breed so to fly a tiny and young little thing like that when you are only in Namibia is not ok in my book of rules. And it is also the responsibility of the breeder to ensure that you know that and perhaps they could have delivered the puppy to you personally and that would have been far less stress on the puppy. I have flown my puppies with Keringa before and they have arrived calm and in perfect condition. (as a breeder I also put in extra efforts of letting them get used to their crates before they fly therefore less stress).

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