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Hoover Kennels Pampered Pets / Defective puppy

1 LaGrange, IN, United States Review updated:

I bought a Aussie Doodle from Hoover Kennels. I had communicated with Lori for 6 weeks. I drove 5 hours to pick up the puppy, Puppy appeared healthy and beautiful. Lori read the vet information to me. I asked was their ant health concerns about the puppy she said no. The puppy was a fur ball. I picked her and then let her walk around. After talking to Lori< I left to begin a 5 hour drive home. About 2 hours later I decided to make a stop for the puppy. I picked her and noticed something wrong, she had a small umbilical hernia. I immediately called Lori and asked why I wasn't informed of this birth defect. She staed that it was in the vet's report, that she read to me but left out that detail. How can she sell me a defective puppy without informing me of this detail? Now I have an added expense of xrays to determine the extent of the hernis and then spayed the female. I am so stupid to trust this woman.

May 8, 2015
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  • Li
      31st of Dec, 2015
    +1 Votes

    A hernia is so not a big deal and it doesn't make the dog "defective." I don't know this breeder and I personally am against Doodle breeding to begin with, but it's nuts to speak poorly about this breeder because of a hernia. And if your vet is telling you to get x-rays of the dog because of a small hernia, you are being ripped off and need to find a new vet.

  • Ja
      6th of Aug, 2017
    0 Votes

    Hoover Kennels is not a kennel or a breeder. All dogs come from the Amish community puppy mills. Buyer Beware.

  • Be
      19th of Apr, 2018
    0 Votes

    @Jane McKinley Lori Hoover and Hoover Kennels, Lori, huggable puppies, pampered puppies, our pampered puppies brokers puppies from many differant breeders. She sells more than 15 breeds and upwords of 21 litters of puppies at a time. Don't buy from her. If you have, feel free to contact me at I would love to hear your story.

  • Be
      19th of Apr, 2018
    0 Votes

    Marta Please feel free to email me at I am gathering information about this woman and her diseptive practices, I would love to hear your story.

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