The first puppy had reportedly bitten her former buyer who then returned her to the store, but the salesperson did not reveal this to the shopper at the time of purchase.
Regarding the other puppy, two different sales people told the secret shopper she had 'a normal' or 'typical' cough, and one said the puppy had 'got it a few days ago.'In fact, the animal had actually been sick in the store for weeks, according to the undercover investigator.
A genuine police officer should also be carrying a warrant card.
Unsuspecting buyers were then duped into buying the animals thinking they were healthy, when in fact the store was covering up past medical and behavioral issues, the two-month probe found.
Members of staff were also caught on camera hitting the dogs with towels and handing them roughly, while others pinned animals down and put hands over their muzzles as part of 'dominance training'.
This sparks a search for what could have caused such wounds.
A group of men and women fly to the island he lived on to...
In remote areas, the driveway of an occupied house could work if you're desperate. Does an unmarked police car have the power to pull me over?
Yes - but the officer must be wearing uniform in order to carry out the stop.
Pet store staff the removed paperwork detailing abnormal veterinary findings from several puppies' folders before the animals were sold to unsuspecting buyers.
Some of the sick dogs fetched more than ,000 when they got better and were sold as healthy, the report says.
Frank soon escapes, setting off a search by the bumbling cops.