Quick Answer: What Happens To Unsold Puppies At Petland?

What happens to pet store puppies who aren’t sold?

As with other unsold inventory, they go on sale.

Stores buy puppies for a fraction of what they charge their customers.

If the puppy still doesn’t sell, stores will often cut their losses and give puppies away to employees, friends or rescue groups.

What do puppy stores do with unsold puppies?

“The pet stores put the puppy on sale and keep reducing the price until they sell. They may also send them to a different store where they might sell better.” The price dropping will continue until the puppy either gets sold or grows to a point that the store feels it must cut its losses.

How long does Petland keep their puppies?

10 days

Where do pet store puppies go if not sold?

Pet stores now mostly buy from “puppy brokers”. These are people who buy pups from the puppy mills. They buy lots at cheap prices, they raise the price and sell to the pet stores.

Is Petland really that bad?

Although Petland is arguably the most high-profile retail company to be allegedly selling puppy mill dogs, Summers stresses that just about every pet store that is selling puppies is selling those from puppy mills. “And we found that most of them prohibit their members from selling to pet stores.”

Is it OK to buy a puppy from Petland?

Yes. The dogs that are sold in pet stores like Petland are from puppy mills. Responsible dog owners boycott these stores, in hopes of putting puppy mills out of business.

Is PetSmart a puppy mill?

If your local pet store sells puppies, they are probably from puppy mills. Petco, Pets Plus Natural and PetSmart already offer dogs and cats from shelters for adoption in their stores. Go online to Petco.com or Petsmart.com and find a store near you or search for adoptable pets in your area through Petfinder.

How much do puppies cost from Petland?

To some people, $5,000 for a purebred puppy might seem pretty average, especially as breeds like English bulldogs and Chow Chows can cost up to $8,000 to $9,000 from a breeder.

Can you negotiate price at Petland?

You can negotiate. With such high markup rates that may make you feel like you got a “deal”. This French bulldog is at Petland Kennesaw and allegedly a consumer was quoted $10,500. Of course most will have to do the in-house financing with that price tag.

Are Petland puppies healthy?

Petland really does care about their pets, and though sometimes they have too many puppies in a single cage, the puppies are the happiest and healthiest I’ve ever seen.