DENVER (KDVR) — If you’re seeking to acquire a pup, make absolutely sure you do your homework initially.
The FOX31 Challenge Solvers have been given many issues about a female allegedly advertising puppies up and down the Entrance Array, out of the back again of her motor vehicle, and in city parks.
Several consumers declare their canine have finished up unwell, and at minimum a single pair claimed their dog was so ill it died just a few days soon after they procured it.
Dallas Lussier and MacKenzie Goetz to start with encountered the female, who they say phone calls herself Linda Casey, soon after stumbling on a Craigslist publish about puppies for sale.
The pair mentioned they ended up looking to buy a pet following a tragic miscarriage nearly one particular yr back, and fell in really like with a canine on the submit.
“To test and fill that void a minimal bit we resolved we have been heading to get an additional doggy,” Lussier mentioned. “I was like yeah, that is her. A thing just reached out to us.”
Small did they comprehend their dog would only direct to a lot more heartache. They say just a few times right after buying the pet for $300 from Casey in a Goal parking ton, the pet passed absent.
It turns out Oakley was seriously dehydrated and experienced parvo. The Lussier’s claimed they put in $3,500 trying to conserve her.
“For the 12 hrs we had her, the small personality we obtained to see truly hit our hearts. I just never want everyone else to go as a result of what we experienced to go via,” Lussier reported.
Having said that, unfortunately others have.
Antonia Duran and her mother obtained two puppies from Linda Casey. The canines had been sent to her doorstep.
“She just said she rescued the canines and she would not definitely give me any facts. He was included in poop and I was like, that’s not how anyone really should get a dog. That’s not typical,” Duran stated.
Aaron Jones with Moms and Mutts, a Colorado rescue for expecting and nursing canine explained the rescue has gained additional than two dozen problems from people today who have obtained sick puppies from Linda Casey.
“It’s been occurring weekly at any time due to the fact the conclusion of February. She’s choosing up these puppies with no vet care, no history, and bringing them to Colorado and we don’t know what they’ve been uncovered to,” claimed Jones.
The FOX31 Challenge Solvers attained out to Linda Casey, who also goes by the identify Linda Lantam. She refused to talk with us, but her attorney did.
He explained all of the puppies are vaccinated, but not by a veterinarian. Casey does it all herself.
That attorney also claimed Casey does not have a license to provide puppies in Colorado, since she wasn’t knowledgeable she necessary one. He reported she’s stopped providing canines until finally she gets one particular.
Even so, a lot of say it’s also late. Very little can deliver back again the Lussier’s puppy dog. Very little Oakley is now gone.
“We just want some thing to transpire, whether or not it is justice or for her to just halt,” Lussier explained.
The Colorado Division of Agriculture suggests it is investigating Linda Casey. She was cited by Aurora Animal Solutions past 7 days for marketing puppies in general public locations following she was confronted by a ranger in Havana Park.
The town of Aurora mentioned she did not have a license.
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