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09 Oct 2006

To "Blaah" - RE:Pup dying from catflu
Hi Blaah, and anyone else interested.

I remember you mentioning that you have helped rescue dogs previously - I cannot recall the details. You may remember me - we had a "go" at each other because I was stupid enough to feel sorry for a puppy sold at a flea market and buy him to "save" him. He subsequently died from cat flu after spending a week at the vet on a drip, costing me over a thousand rand, that, as a single mother - I do not have. That was after the money spent on vaccinations, deworming and a special vet diet for him initially. Besides the money and the heartache of losing that sweet little puppy, my little son keeps asking what happened to his puppy.

So yes, I thought I was doing the puppy a favour, I obviously was not. Nevertheless, I want to know what I can do to make these people's lives difficult, to get those puppies out of their hands - I don't have time to spare because I work overtime all the time, but I am on-line and I have access to a large base of people.

So anyone know what I can do?
I am putting an article in any magazine that will accept it, but besides that - does phoning the AACL help? Is there any other organization I can phone to go to these people on a Sunday when they sell these puppies? There's usually around 50 odd puppies packed together in the sun lying in their own mess.

This concerns me terribly because of the way disease can spread through these animals - then they are taken home and the disease spreads to the animals at home....it is just not acceptable.

Am I wasting my time?

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CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

Contact the SPCA. This is what we would expect them to deal with.
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