Complaint: After purchasing approx. 3 month old giant schnauzer from this breeder, our puppy started limping on front left leg around 6 months old. Puppy was diagnosed with elbow dysplasia and required a surgery to repair elbow that cost almost $2,000. Contacted breeder just to make them aware, not asking for any compensation or replacement in return feeling that a responsible breeder would want this information. Breeder stated that no other puppies from litter had issues and that she spoke with her veterinarian who stated that the elbow dysplasia may have been caused by an injury. The certified surgeon, who performed surgery, stated that this could not have been caused by an injury and also provided me the xrays and statement of the diagnosis. I offered to provide this info to the breeder and/or her trusted veterinarian. Response from breeder was that she did not believe it is a genetic issue due to other puppies not having problems and stated her veterinarian did not see any reason to review the statement, review the xrays, or speak directly with the certified surgeon.
Tags: Dog Breeders
Address: 2362 Mount Home Church Rd Morganton, North Carolina USA