Buffalo, NY asked in Animal / Dog Law for New York

Q: I sold a puppy that cought parvo. New owner dewormed at the same time and he died. Am I responsible

New owner was treating the puppy for Parvo via a vet, next day she dewormed him and 5 hours later he died. Now she wants to sew me for a refund and vet bills. She claims we sold her a sick puppy when parvo didn't show any signs until 12 days after she picked him up and and he died on day 14 in her care.. Also claims we never gave the puppy dewormer, when in fact we did the day she picked him up. Puppy left our care with 4 rounds of dewormer and 2 vacation shots. He came from a litter of 8 and is the only puppy to get sick outside our care. We kept 2 puppy's and even they are not sick.

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Benjamin Z. Katz
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  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: It sounds like you have defenses to her claims.

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