Polkadox Mini Dachshunds / fraudulant, unprofessional business
I purchased two puppies from Polkadox Miniature Dachshunds located in Mulberry, Fl, ran and operated by Lauren Buglio. She did not disclose to me the first pup I had on deposit had an under bite until nearly time to take her home, She finally disclosed it to me because I decided to come look at the pup in person, the pup was almost 6 weeks old, you don't wait that long to notice an under bite as a breeder. She figured I"d be in love with it and take it anyway, which is playing on someone emotions and fraudulent. Unethical. I had already put a deposit on the second pup with her or I'd have not done it. She advertised the second pup as a chocolate and tan, it was not, as it grew it was clearly a red, a chocolate based red pup. In both cases I had deposits on pups and did not end up with what I thought I was purchasing. The second pup she sent home with kennel cough and ear mites. cost me vet bills of which she only wanted to pay a part of. The first pup also had ear mites and I had to buy treatment for both pups for ear mites. They both had dry coats and I had to purchase special oil shampoos to get them to get better, also had to purchase supplement for coats to add shine and health to them. I found her to be deceitful in her practices of how she does business, so buyer please beware of this breeder. She will not honor her sales agreement or the Florida pet lemon law. She also charges her clients the fee for which pay-pal charges her on the deposits and according to pay-pal any business operated thru them is not allowed to do that, charge for that fee, so I reported her to pay-pal. I am reporting her to AKC also. She did not have a business license in her county so I reported her to them also. She did have her sales tax license which is good since she does charge her clients extra for the Florida sales tax in addition to what she ask for the puppies. She doesn't keep her appointment times and will double book them and expect you at last minute to make other plans to come at another time. Which is difficult if you had to take time off work. She is just very unprofessional, and unethical and fraudulent.