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I bought a puppy advertised on Nextday Pets. I was told he had papers. We met in southern MO to pick up the puppy. I paid in cash. She told me she didn't have the papers she was waiting for AKC to send them. My contract said I would have them within 6 months of the day I took possession. I have continued to call about the papers. They were supposedly sent to me once, I never got them. The next time she said I would have them within a week and to call her if I didn't get them. I called again, and was told she would have to contact AKC for new ones and would send them again.

I called AKC and was told no one should ever have to wait for papers, they should be available at the time the puppy is received.

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    devilsadvocate4education Sep 21, 2009
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    If you have the sire and dam (or other relevant) information you can check and see if your litter was even ever registered. That's what you need to check. As far as at purchase many contract's withhold paper's until proof of spay/neuter from a vet is received now (though they should still be on hand for review and it should be clear in the written contract) but that doesn't seem to be the case here. You haven't moved or anything and she has accurate information? Was she able to show you the certified receipt from when she said she sent them? Sound's off, shouldn't be that complicated.

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    scout2 Mar 09, 2010

    PLEASE READ BEFORE ADOPTING A PUPPY THROUGH PUPPYFIND.COM/DEBBIE MASON!

    I HAVE RECENTLY ADOPTED A PUPPY THROUGH DEBBIE MASON ON PUPPYFIND.COM AND WITHIN THE FIRST 48 HOURS OF HAVING HIM I HAVE COME TO DISCOVER THAT HE IS IN VERY POOR HEALTH AND WILL NEED INTENSIVE CARE TO BE NURSED BACK TO HEALTH. THE VET I TOOK HIM TO TOLD ME THAT HE HAD PARVO DISEASE WHICH IS A VERY SERIOUS VIRAL INFECTION THAT ATTACKS THE DOGS WHITE BLOOD CELLS, INTESTINAL TRACT AND THE HEART MUSCLES. IT IS HIGHLY CONTAGEOUS AND CAN BE FATAL TO YOUNG PUPPIES ESP. DACHSHUNDS!

    DEBBIE WAS VERY QUICK AT RESPONDING AND ANSWERING ANY AND ALL QUESTIONS BEFORE THE TRANSACTION WAS FINISHED, ANSWERING EMAILS AND PHONE CALLS AND SENDING SEVERAL EACH DAY BEFORE WE WIRED HER THE PAYMENT. ONCE SHE RECEIVED THE PAYMENT SHE BECAME COMPLETELY NEGLIGENT ABOUT TAKING RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE SICK PUPPY (WHICH SHE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR WITHIN THE FIRST 48 HOURS ACCORDING TO HER PUPPY HEALTH AGREEMENT) SHE HAS PROVIDED NO LEGAL DOCUMENTATION FOR THE PUPPY'S HEALTH EXAM OTHER THEN A PIECE OF PAPER STATING THAT HE HAS HAD SHOTS UP TO 8 WEEKS WHICH IS HOW OLD HE IS, HOWEVER THERE WAS NO STAMP OF APPROVAL OR AGREEMENT FROM A VETINARY NOR A PHONE NUMBER TO CALL TO BE SURE THAT IT EVEN EXISTS.

    DEBBIE HAS BEEN RESPONDING VERY RARELY VIA EMAIL, AND HAS NOT TAKEN OR RETURNED ANY OF MY PHONE CALLS SINCE BEING NOTIFIED ABOUT THE PUPPY'S ILLNESS. SHE HAS CONTINUALLY GIVEN EXCUSES AS TO WHY SHE HASNT RESPONDED TO MY CALLS.
    I ADVISE ANY PET LOVER TO USE CAUTION BEFORE ADOPTING, ESPECIALLY DUE TO A CASE LIKE THIS! ANYONE WHO ADOPTS FROM HER AT THIS POINT MAY BE AT RISK OF ADOPTING A VERY SICK PUPPY!!!
    THANK YOU.

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    scout2 Mar 10, 2010

    TO ALL**
    I AM SORRY TO SAY THAT MY POOR PUPPY SCOUT HAD DIED THIS MORNING AT APPROX. 9:00 A.M AFTER BEING DIAGNOSED WITH "SEVERE PARVO DISEASE" BY A VETERINARY LAST NIGHT. SCOUT DROPPED SIGNIFICANTLY IN WEIGHT FROM 2.8 TO 1.09 WHEN HE PASSED. DEBBIE MASON HAD BROUGHT SCOUT TO NELSON KASIE DVM WHO HAD APPROVED SCOUT AS "OK" TO SHIP, JUST SHY OF 8 WEEKS OLD FROM MISSOURI TO NEW YORK. NELSON KASIE IS OBVIOUSLY AN INCOMPETENT VET WHO FELL SHORT OF MAKING AN APPROPRIATE DIAGNOSIS JUST 5 DAYS BEFORE OUR PUPPY HAD DIED IN FRONT OF US.
    NOT ONLY HAS DEBBIE REFUSED TO CALL MYSELF OR MY BOYFRIEND BILLY BACK ABOUT SCOUTS SICKNESS, BUT WE HAD TO GO TO THE LENGTHS OF WRITING HER AN EMAIL WITH A DIFFERENT NUMBER REGARDING A DIFFERENT PUPPY FOR SALE JUST TO GET HER ON THE PHONE.
    PLEASE BE VERY CAUTIOUS ABOUT ADOPTING ANY ANIMALS OFFLINE. PARVO DISEASE IS A HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS ONE WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO CONTAMINATE BOTH OF OUR HOMES FOR SEVERAL YEARS NOW. IT DEVELOPS IN THE PUPPY AND BECOMES EVIDENT WITHIN 4-7 DAYS (WHICH ANY GOOD VET WOULD BE ABLE TO DETECT THROUGH A PROPER EXAMINATION)
    I WOULD NEVER RECOMMEND THAT ANYONE ADOPT THROUGH DEBBIE SHILLING OR BE INSPECTED BY NELSON KASIE, EVER!

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    sleutelnm Sep 11, 2010
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    I purchased a puppy from debbie also. My puppy came with bloody diarreah and kennel cough. I also never recieved papers. She wont answer calls or emails. She has several different breeds of dogs. Sometimes having over 20 puppies listed on puppyfinder.com. I truley believe she is running a puppy mill.
    Boxer Mommy

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    Twin Mom Nov 19, 2010

    I purchased a miniature Schnauzer from Debbie for my twins 7th birthday this past June. I received papers saying that I would get the papers within 6 months too. Needless to say I have never received them, nor has she ever returned my phone calls or emails. I would not recommend anyone to adopt through Debbie.
    Twin Mom

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    SafePupps Dec 28, 2010
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    I purchased a husky from Debbie and have also had problems with it's health. I have started a website that people can go to and post comments (good or bad) about a breeder they have adopted from. It's www.safepupps.com. I would love it if many of you would contact me and tell me your story. I am trying to have Debbie investigated. The more people that step forward and submit complaints the easier it will be to have this done. PLEASE email me your story and good contact info so I may use it in this plight for our dogs.

    SafePupps.com
    Tammy

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    DEBBIE MASON~PUPPY MILL Feb 11, 2011

    WOW!!! HOW EVERYONES STORY IS SO MUCH ALIKE! MINE AS WELL! I BOUGHT A HUSKY OFF OF DEBBIE, SUPPOSIVELY AKC REGISTERED. ~NEVER RECEIVED THE PAPERS!! EVEN PAID $100 EXTRA FOR AKC PAPERS. NOT TO MENTION WE DROVE 8 HRS. ONE WAY TO PICKUP OUR PUP. ITS BEEN ALMOST A YEAR! SHE WON'T RETURN PHONE CALLS, EMAILS, ECT. I RECEIVED PUPPY WHEN HE WAS 6 MONTHS OLD AND HE HAD WORMS AND WHO KNOWS IF HE EVER WAS VACCINATED!?? OUR RENZO IS THE BEST DOG EVER, BUT OBVIOUSLY DIDN'T COME FROM THE BEST PLACE. SHE MUST BE RUNNING AN ILLEGAL DOG OPERATION, SINCE SHE LIES AND IS HARD TO GET AHOLD OF. OBVIOUSLY HIDING SOMETHING! SOMEONE NEEDS TO INVESTIGATE THIS, FOR THE ANIMALS SAKE!!! THEY DESERVE BETTER THAN WHAT THEY ARE GIVEN BY DEBBIE!~END PUPPY MILLS!~2011

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    eb08e Feb 14, 2011

    I as well purchased a Husky from Debbie last year. He's a great guy now, but when we first recieved him there were plenty of problems. For the first 2 months we had him he had constant diarehha and were visiting the vet atleast twice a week. Each time I tried to contact Debbie, I had to use a different phone so she would actually answer or I would get a call back, otherwise there would be no answer. We were also promised papers and a puppy package that were never recieved. Even though Darwin has turned out to be an amazing dog, I wouldn't recommend anyone to purchase a puppy from this women. To this day I don't even know if he recieved those first shots he was said to have recieved, though more than likely he never got anything.

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    DEBBIE MASON~PUPPY MILL Feb 16, 2011

    DEBBIE POSTED THIS ON THE INTERNET!! THESE ARE JUST SOME THAT SHE BREEDS OBVIOUSLY! CAN ADD SIBERIAN HUSKY TO THAT! DOES ANYONE HAVE HER ADDRESS? COULD GOOGLE EARTH IT! LET ME KNOW!

    Breeders Directory
    Viewing Breeder - Debbie Mason in WENTWORTH, MO
    PuppyCompanion.com -> BreederDirectory -> US -> MO -> WENTWORTH -> Debbie Mason
    Debbie Mason

    •Beagle
    •Cocker
    •Dachshund
    •English
    •Goldendoodle
    •Miniature

    Phone: [protected]
    City/State: WENTWORTH, MO


    Map

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    sweetcheeksannmarie101 May 28, 2011
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    i purchased the most amazing dog from debbie shillling march 2008. he didnt come with papers like she said he would and 6 months went by and still no papers. i wasnt disappointed my dog is a star without papers! my mother in law would constantly call him puppy mill dog and it would make me so mad. i finally received his papers september 2011!!! super happy! and hes not a puppy mill dog!!

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    sweetcheeksannmarie101 May 29, 2011
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    Sep 2010 i received papers not 2011. I thought i might of been saving him from floods. even if my dogs papers never came, i would still be super proud of him! Im complimenting my dog and letting everyone know that my papers did end up coming. Boy you sound like my mother in law puppy mill this, and all that matters is papers. My dog was better than mother in laws dog without papers. And if u have another dog same breed with papers, im willing to bet debbies dog is better. The temperament, size, fur, eyes, everything is perfect!

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    sweetcheeksannmarie101 May 31, 2011
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    could not of purchased a better dog. He is so smart! He was a therapy dog, he knows when im sad, scared, or in danger and will comfort me and protect me before anything. His temperament/personality is most amazing, always there for me. When im sad, he comes by my side and lays his head down on my lap so i can just hug him . If i scream, he comes running to the rescue. He is MY BIG BABY so clam, protective, friendly, great with kids and other dogs, and listens very well. he loves me more than anything & i love him more than anything!

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    puppylover542 May 31, 2011
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    A puppy is not a sweater! Please don't buy a puppy from an Internet site - they are primary outlets for puppy mills, which churn out puppies in shockingly cruel conditions! Responsible breeders don't sell to people they haven't met. Always visit your breeder in person. Please also report your sick puppy or puppy mill story to the Humane Society at: http://www.humanesociety.org/forms/tell_us_your_puppy_mill_story.html.

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    sweetcheeksannmarie101 May 31, 2011
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    Thank you Debbie Shilling! MY dog is the most amazing handsomest dog ever :)

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    Siberianpride Jun 26, 2011

    Sorry to be rude but the guy that had nice things to say is a bloody ###!!! Be happy you maybe lucked out with one healthy dog, but she is still a liar and sells sickly dogs! My dog Nicoda died 2 months after paying $900 total! The shipping was horrible, the health was very very poor! No papers! I have 2 other AKC and as soon as the litter is born you register it! She lied and did not do that! I also show huskies and this dog was NOT purbreed!!! She is a sick woman and lucky I don't know the courts rule about lying about dog papers 10 months ago because I would have sued her!!! Questions, please feel free to call me !!! Maelynn Nolan! [protected] I would love nothing more then to stop her from hurting people and dogs!!! She should be ashamed!!!

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    Siberianpride Jun 26, 2011

    Crimson Prairie Farms was what she was under when we bought Nicoda! Aug 17, 2010, you can view our story www.siberianpride.com

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    K. Talsky Oct 20, 2011
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    Add Papillon pups to that list regarding Debbie's "Puppy Mill" !! She's also doing her dirty work through Top Breeders of America LLC. who verbally will tell you, when asked, that she does not run a "Puppy Mill" & they don't support that kind of activity. Well I sure feel stupid!!! We purchase a papillon 09/30/11 and also received a sickly pup. Dr. Nelson (Debbie's Vet) approved the Health Cert. to fly, which only means that the pup didn't have anything at the time to be considered contagious. Never mind that he had a sever case of yeast infection in both his ears, giardia & a nasty wet sounding cough that our Vet still is unable to determine what is causing it...so $3, 000 later, we are on our way back to our Vet for chest X-rays!!! I believe that the only way to kick these "Puppy Mills" to the curb are to go after such operations as Top Breeders of America, NextDayPets & I'm sure that there are others out there. Get the word out to your friends & family members regarding purchasing pups online...the cost of ignorance can be VERY costly!!!

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    Nakita Buckner Jan 21, 2012

    I purchased a puppy from a woman name Vicki Shilling, but when the dog arrived, his invoice said Debbie Mason. The dog I received was supposed to be a chihuahua and not be over six pounds full grown. At four months, he is over ten pounds. Also, he is definitely not a chihuahua which was verified by my vet. The dog arrived infected with giardia and ear mites. This woman is a scam artist who is now using an alias to sell dogs without papers. I have contacted her multiple times trying to get money back or to get her to cover my vet bills, and she has not responded to anything. DO NOT BUY FROM VICKI SHILLING OR DEBBIE MASON. Whether they are the same person using false names is unknown, but what is known is that they are scam artists who sell sick dogs without papers to unsuspecting people.

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    Rob and Lisa Plocharczyk Feb 15, 2012

    OMG! I am so upset to see all these similar complaints that I can't even type as fast as my mind is racing with disbelief!!! I WOULD STAY AWAY FROM THE SO-CALLED BREEDER: DEBBIE SHILLING-MASON OF EAGLE VALLEY KENNEL as it seems like she has taken advantage of a lot of dog lovers including us!!! My jaw dropped when I saw the headlines of complaints on this breeder. We purchased a Basset Hound on Dec. 12, 2008 and still do not have her certified pedigree papers as of today, Feb. 14, 2012-almost 4 years later. I contacted her, Debbie Shilling-Mason on 4/28/09 (4 months after having our pup) regarding where the papers were and she stated they were incorrect and she would forward the papers as soon as she receives the correct papers. Her contract states we would receive them within 6 months of ownership which has not happened! Nope, still waiting and she is using every excuse in the book like she has on so many others!! No return phone calls back to us as she knows our number after we kept calling which she has managed to ignore the calls and the messages. Supposedly, then she was very ill per the daughter which finally answered and used an illness excuse but she was going to look into it but of course never did. Then my husband called from a different number and Debbie answered in dismay and promised she would get them to us in a week. Again, she dropped off the face of the earth. We love our Bassett Hound and wouldn't trade her for the world even though she has had Lime Disease at a very young age, a false pregancy and now a seizure out of the blue but she is one beautiful lemon and white baby and very smart but again with no papers as we wanted to breed her and Debbie advertises that her dogs are purebreeds with papers! We had a attorney write her a letter and she finally responded saying if we could get her the information of the warranty with the dam/sire name(s) and birthday which she has 2 different dates, she will look into the matter-Nothing! Shouldn't she have this information on hand if she is truly a business women?!!! No response and no papers as of this date, 2/14/2012, I left her another message today and even contacted the Vet, Kenton C. Beard and he doesn't return calls either! Oh, and yes, we contacted AKC and they said she never filed the litter but they would look into this matter as they do not like to deal with breeders that are frauds! You are a terrible business women that thrives on taking advantage of people who love animals. We will do everything possible and by the looks of most of these comments, you have taken advantage of so many animal lovers that it makes me sick!!! Hopefully, after reading our story and so many other stories that have similar excuses from you that they will stay away from you and your lies!! We will find you AND this matter will be dealt with one way or another, Debbie! PS, I wonder, if the other buyers from this litter have experienced the same thing as we have?--Please get ahold of us if you purchased a basset hound from the litter of 8 with the names of Maggie, Madison and other M names as she stated, etc. which she advertised on www.nextdaypets.com during Dec. 8, 2008. We would love to hear from you via email [email protected]

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    JenniferCris Feb 23, 2012
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    I really wish I would have checked back on this site sooner! My name is Jennifer, I was one of the first people to write the complaint about Debbie Shilling Mason, aka Vicki Mason, aka Debbie Vandiver, plus many other names that I dont know about surely.
    This woman did the exact same thing to so many people since I got my puppy from her almost 2 years ago. I even got the same "my mother's sick" story and had to deal with Debbies "daughter" in the meantime. I also delt with the "I'm working now" excuse, along with many others. Debbie does all she can to assure you that she is a decent and trustworthy person, that is until you send her over the cash. My total ended up close to $1400 total between the puppy, travel costs, vet bills, and creamation of our puppy Scout.
    Not only did Debbie get away with this, but she continued to advertise puppies online using other names, websites, email addresses and phone numbers.
    I too wanted to sue her but because I am from NY and she is from Missouri, Debbie somehow managed to slip into a loophole regarding the differences between states & laws. Athough Missouri claims to be "cracking down" on puppy mills, I think the whole town is corrupt if you ask me. I went above and beyond looking to have her caught and brought to justice. I wrote letters & sent emails to countless sites, agencies, organizations & people, from the Humane Society, to the Betta Business Bureau, to the Dept. of Agriculture, the Attny General, the airline who flew the dog (AA) to judges & lawyers. Just so everyone is clear, the Dept. of Agriculture, as well as every other resource did NOTHING to help. The Dept. of Agriculture left me speaking to a guy names Matt, who then followed up with the situation by sending a "professional" to "investigate" her, only to return back stating that "her facility was not showing any signs of contamination" - reported by a woman named KELLY ROBERTS.
    As it turns out, this woman was in contact with Debbie Mason, quoting that she "acting in a professional manner and took the necessary precautions to ensure the health of the puppy by following her vets vaccine protocol" which I read in a letter from the Inspection report, and addressed as well by Debbie Mason. When I attempted to speak to this woman on the phone, she was short and blunt with me, not giving me any details and claiming that she could not give me any information. The situation made no sense to me considering I was the reason for them investigating in the first place. If ANYONE should have been given information, it should have been the person making the claim - ME! The whole situation was never rectified, and til this day, Debbie continues to ignore phone calls from my phone.
    Not only is Debbie Mason resposible, but there were plenty of enablers to help in the situation, such as her trusty vet "Kassie Nelson DVM" who signed off that the puppy was "in good health" - Kasie Nelson then informed me when I was able to soeak to her a total of 1 time after calling several, that her "health checkup" for a puppy to fly with a clean bill of health consists of looking at the dog and feeling their bones. She replied that she was not responsible for checkin blood, stool, or temperature (although she did take the temperature)
    When I asked Kassie Nelson if she had to check other dogs from Debbie Mason, she replied that she had, and they too did not seem sick. I questioned her about whether she checked the follow puppies blood or stool after speaking to me and finding out about the condition of our puppy which was "highly conatagious" and she said No. I asked how she could expect to know if they were contaminated or sick as well without checking and she replied that I made a "good point"
    Everyone helped to play a part, and now we are not only out money and heartbroken, but this woman is still selling dogs.
    If anyone would like to join in on pursuing a lawsuit against this woman, I would love to help. I have saved every piece of documentation and have enough on my own to sue her for endangering the welfare of animals all over the country.
    If anyone would like to speak more about this or help pursue legal action, please email me at [email protected] -
    Sincerely & Honestly - Jennifer Criscione - New York

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    JenniferCris Feb 23, 2012
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    P.S. - *NOTE TO EVERYONE BUYING DOGS ONLINE! * BEWARE OF DEBBIE MASON WHO ALSO GOES BY MANY OTHER NAMES TO COVER UP HER TRUE IDENTITY AS A PUPPY MILL RUNNING, SICK DOG BREEDING SCHEMER!
    DEBBIE IS GOING ONLINE UNDER A SITES LIKE -LONESOME SONG SIBERIAN HUSKIES- THROUGH NEXTDAYPETS.COM USING THE EMAIL: [email protected] SHE PROMISES THAT HER PUPPIES ARE -AKC REGISTERED- YET WHEN YOU REACH OUT TO THE AKC THEY HAVE NO RECORD OF HER REGISTERING HER DOGS. SHE ALSO NEVER SENDS PAPERWORK FOR THE DOGS EITHER!
    DEBBIES HEALTH PROMISE IS VERIFIED BY ANOTHER SCHEMER NAMED KASIE NELSON DVM WHO SIGNS OFF SICK DOGS AS -OK- BECAUSE HER HEALTH CHECKUP INVOLVES HER -LOOKING OVER- THE DOG. THAT DOES NOT INCLUDE CHECKING BLOOD, STOOL, AND DOESNT REQUIRE HER TO EVEN TAKE TEMPERATURE (ALTHOUGH SHE MAY)
    DEBBIES HEALTH GUARANTEE IS REPEATED WORD FOR WORD FROM HER OLD SITE TO HER NEW SIBERIAN HUSKY SITE, CLAIMED THEY HAVE PRODUCED -HEALTHY, PROBLEM FREE PUPPIES- AND THEN PROMPTS YOU TO HAVE YOUR PUP CHECKED WITHIN THE FIRST 48 HOURS AND CLAIMED THEY ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR VET BILLS AFTER YOU HAVE THE PUPPY SO WATCH OUT! DEBBIE DOES NOT ANSWER PHONE CALLS ONCE THE PUPPIES SHIP SO ITS ON YOU TO PAY THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FOR SICK DOGS.
    IF YOU GOT A HEALTHY DOG FROM THIS WOMAN, CONSIDER YOURSELF LUCKY. EVERYONE ELSE WATCH OUT!

    DEBBIE ALSO USES NAMES LIKE DEBBIE - SHILLING, MASON, VANDIVER, AND BARTKOWSKI.
    BE SURE TO RESEARCH BEFORE BUYING ANYTHING FROM ANYONE ONLINE. THIS WOMAN IS A CLASS A DIRTBAG!

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    JenniferCris Feb 23, 2012
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    Debbie Shilling Mason - Also known as Debbie Vandiver, Debbie Bartkowski : Address - 3148 Vixen - Wentworth Missouri.

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    sanj2012 Feb 26, 2012

    breeder is a liar and cheater

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    sanj2012 Feb 26, 2012

    she made up a story of the husky puppy being injured. after waiting for weeks, she still did not produce any vet report and now we have reasons to believe she sold the puppy to someone else for higher profit.
    beware of this breeder selling thru many of other websites

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    NeverAgain21 Mar 03, 2012

    I also bought a husky through Debbie Schilling-Mason. My puppy arrived in the back of a semi at a truck stop. I've had her for almost 4 months and as of this week my puppy finally does not have diarrhea. This has been after many trips to the vet and many different medicines. She is on four this week to kill all the parasites in her system. Also, because the shot record that came with her did not give details of when and what was given, she had to start her shots all over again. I'm not holding my breathe that I will ever receive papers on her. I love my puppy, but if I had to do it again, I would definitely look elsewhere.

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    dlewis2314 Mar 27, 2012

    The puppy I was sent had Coccidia from overcrowding, kennel cough, and undescending testicles. The testicles wouldnt be a big deal, if I didnt plan on showing him and possible breeding him. Debbie knew my intentions, but still failed to inform me before hand that the puppy had a problem. She runs a puppy mill, which I am sure anyone who reads this knows. She should be shut down and not allowed to own dogs.

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    JenniferCris Mar 29, 2012
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    Debbie Shilling Mason is a Class A schemer and undoubtedly running a puppy mill. It can't be that this many people have the same kinds of complaints, no papers, sick dogs, lack of communication, etc.
    Debbie lies from start to finish, only seeking profit off these poor dogs. It is a sin that she carries on this way, and I do hope that it will catch up with her eventually. I myself looked into suing her but I would be forced to travel to Missouri where I'm sure I'd be in some back end town with a misguided judgement system based on the towns size and credibility. I'm sure it wouldnt take much for someone banking as much as she is to put a little money in the pockets of those helping her function.
    Beware of her many different names: Vandiver (which she claims is her former name), Shilling Mason, etc. ALSO - Debbie is constantly creating different websites to pedal these pups. She used to use Eagle Valley Kennel, Kingdom Come Dogs, and was most recently using a site streaming off of NEXTDAYPETS.COM selling Siberian Huskies.
    Debbie also sells pups through her husband Billy and/or Todd (who knows who shes really married to)
    When I bought my pup Debbie told me her husbands name was Billy, now he says Todd, maybe she switches husbands just as much as she switches her websites - Convenient huh?
    Please contact me if you'd like to talk about what happened with your dog or Debbie or both. I would love to let as many people know what she has conspired when I adopted my pup from her which died 3 days later =(
    Feel free to email me [email protected] - Thanks!

    P.S. - Look out for any puppy sellers online using this contract - This was the contract Debbie used which she never even followed through with

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    JenniferCris Mar 29, 2012
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    **** LOOK OUT FOR THIS WARRANTY ****

    THIS IS THE SAME EXACT WARRANTY THAT DEBBIE SHILLING MASON HAD PRODUCED WHEN SENDING ME MY DOG. THE LITIGATION PORTION OF THIS WARRANTY HAS BEEN ADDED ON RECENTLY - THIS WARRANTY HAS COME FROM KINGDOM COME KENNEL - I WOULD STAY AWAY FROM THIS BREEDER AS WELL - MY GUESS IS, THIS IS DEBBIE MASON FUNCTIONING UNDER A DIFFERENT NAME. EITHER THAT OR SHE SHARES THE SAME BOGUS WARRANTY .. EITHER WAY, WATCH OUT!

    WARRANTY
    Vet information: The Pet Clinic of Neosho Dr. Findley [protected]
    13063 Keene Lane, Neosho, MO

    We warrant that to the best of our ability and knowledge we have produced a healthy puppy. We have devoted much time, money, and energy to produce the best puppy possible. We follow all currently accepted health practices regarding sanitation, health screenings, de-worming and vaccinations under the advice of our veterinarian. Even with the best breeding programs at times unavoidable defects and problems may occur. Even though we make every effort to breed as close to the breed standard as possible, we do not warrant any issues other than health. Puppies that are not picked up within 7 days of purchase can be charged a boarding fee of $5 per day. Deposits made
    for purchse of puppies are non-refundable if the buyer cancels the sale of the puppy for any reason.

    We offer a 48 hour health warranty. Within that time you must have this puppy seen by a veterinarian of your choice, at your expense, or all warrantees are null and void. If the puppy is found to be defective we will be notified immediately and we reserve the right for the puppy to be reevaluated by a veterianarian of our choice. We do not warranty against normal puppy hood ailments such as roundworms, pin worms, whip worms, hook worms, tapeworms, ringworm, fleas, ticks, ear mites, kennel cough, or coccidiosis, giardia, or cherry eyes...as these can at times be unpreventable. We warrant against preexisting, severe, life-threatening or life-shortening diseases or disabilities. We do not warrant against any condition caused by carelessness, negligence or abuse.

    If puppy is determined by us to be defective, we will replace it with the next available comparable puppy of our choice. Buyer will be responsible for shipping expenses. We do not refund any money. In the event a puppy needs to be replaced the original puppy and registration papers must be returned to us (at buyer's expense). In the event the puppy needs to be euthanized, you must have permission from us prior to euthanization. This warranty is only valid to original buyer on original puppy. We do not take any responsibility for veterinarian bills or any other expenses incurred after the purchase of the puppy. We are not responsible for damages caused by the puppy. We do not assume liability for any injuries to the puppy after it has passed into your possession. We strongly recommend attending a basic obedience class and making sure your puppy is properly socialized

    We require the buyer to keep the puppy up to date on all vaccinations, deworming, including heartworm prevention, keep it on an appropriate diet, and all other usual necessary procedures. Pups are sold as pets, no guarantee is made to disposition, conformation, size, weight, color markings or show or breeding ability.

    In the event of any litigation in connection with this contract, the Seller will be paid reasonable attorney fees by the purchaser.
    Venue and jurisdiction for litigation arising out of or related to this contract shall lie exclusively in Jasper County Missouri.
    When you buy this puppy you are receiving full ownership rights.

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    Sysgod Apr 02, 2012

    This many people with complaints? LOL You mean the less than 10 and some of them are the same people with multiple accounts.

    All of these posts a ridiculous! You all make it so plain to see that your uneducated with being a pet owner! A puppy has a 7-14 incubation period for illness if it was indeed something contracted from the facility. In the first post the dog was received AFTER 5 WEEKS! Get real! All the other posts are the same way, a puppy is just like anything else living in this world. They go through stress that leads to diarrehea. Also FYI Giardiasis (Giardia lamblia) and Coccidia (Coccidiosis) is a parasite that all puppies carry and it is most likely to outbreak when the puppy is stressed and it's immune system is suppressed.

    This is much like the scenario of going to the hospital when your sick etc and end up leaving only to have contracted staff infection. It's ridiculous that any of you would even post about a dog having the poops and then blaming it on the breeder. SHAME ON YOU!

    I will continue to do my research on each and every post made about breeders that are reputable and licensed. Then once all that information is gathered I will start to research each and every one of those people posting the slander. I WILL find out who each and every one is. If a subpoena is required then so be it. Anyone that takes part in these online bashing posts should really do your homework to become not only educated about animal husbandry but also what the "ANIMAL ENTERPRISE TERRORIST ACT" is and how it could affect you. Reference: Search google for "Shac 7" That's what happens to individuals who violate the act.

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    Sysgod Apr 02, 2012

    P.S. It's COMMON KNOWLEDGE that there is a waiting period for papers once the litter registration is sent off to the registry.

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    ccm979 Nov 26, 2012
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    I recently adopted a Husky through Debbie Mason on puppyfind.com and had a wonderful experience. Not only was she easy to reach and work with, you could tell she was obviously a dog lover.I had no problem with the paperwork or taking possession of the dog.

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    Debi Bartkoski Dec 09, 2012
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    I am Debi Bartkoski for Kingdom Come Kennel, also known as KingdomDogs.com
    I am not associated with Debbie Mason in any form. The only thing we share is the same first name, although spelled different and we both breed dogs.
    I am a dog breeder in Jasper County, Missouri...my address is 11252 Gum Road, Carthage, MO 64836.
    Web site www.KingdomDogs.com
    I have been a licensed dog breeder for seven years at this address, never any other address.
    This is the only name or kennel name we have ever used. You are welcome to visit my kennel anytime, our phone number is posted on our website, along with our vets information. We don't even use the same vet.

    My warrenty form may seem the same. Please check out most breeders use that form...It was given to me by a breeder that retired after 20 years of breeding dogs.

    I am not that person and have no association with that person.

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    JenniferCris Jun 02, 2013
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    IF anyone wants to join me in taking legal action against Debbie Mason, please contact me at [email protected] or call 347.843.1420 I have all of my documentation from start to finish and plenty of people who have contacted me already about similar issues.
    For those of you who dont agree with my posts, this is a complaint board. If you didnt have a complaint, why would you be researching Debbie Mason?


    Weird.

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    JenniferCris Aug 03, 2013
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    If anyone would like to get involved in a class action lawsuit, please call or email me 347.843.1420 [email protected] - Thanks! Jennifer C

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    stanley cimazewski Oct 17, 2013
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    stanley cimazewski Oct 17, 2013
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    BigEastJason Nov 22, 2013

    I also bought my dog from Debbie Mason. He's a GREAT dog, but I began to suspect she was running a puppy mill throughout my purchase process. Just had too many different dogs and breeds listed for one person. He came with kennel cough and an undescended testicle, but luckily he got over the first and I was planning on having him neutered anyway. Most concerning thing was that Debbie told me she wanted him to get to 2 pounds before she shipped him (he's a small breed). She called me a couple days before he was scheduled to make the trip and told me that she had just taken him to the vet, and that her scale must have been wrong because he weighed less than a pound. She said she believed he was hearty and healthy enough to ship anyway, and I reluctantly agreed. He arrived in good shape apart from the kennel cough and quickly got over it. Everything turned out fine and my personal experience with Debbie was good, but I don't like thinking that I contributed to a puppy mill.

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    JenniferCris Dec 23, 2014
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    Hi All -
    Just wanted to put an email out to anyone who has dealt with DEBBIE SHILLING MASON / VANDIVER over the past few years. If you have been in contact with her regarding purchasing a dog, PLEASE CONTACT ME IMMEDIATELY! My name is Jennifer Criscione and I am the original consumer who purchased a puppy from Debbie back in 2009/2010. I have received many complaints regarding Debbie Mason and her vet Kasie Nelson DVM since then, finding out about several pet lovers who received sick or fatal pups. I am working with someone on going forward on this pressing issue with Missori Puppy Mills / Puppy "Breeders" who claim they specialize in particular breeds, when really, they run puppy mills and send sick and dying dogs out continually.
    Please help in putting an end to this! If you have reached out to me before, or have not yet, please email me direct at [email protected] and I will give you my phone number to discuss some options! Thanks everyone!

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    Donegirl. Jan 16, 2016

    Seriously dislike this woman. I purchased a "purebred" AKC registered siberian husky from Debbie. Was told she also had shots and wormer, no proof of either. No AKC paperwork. Within 4 hours of arrival home the bloody diarrhea began. Hundreds of dollars later we find that our puppy has coccidia, worms, and kennel cough. Her paws were swollen and split. She smelled terribly. A week later we find out she isn't even purebred and is in fact a shiba/husky cross. Shame on this scammer! She cost me $1500!

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    MARK Morgan Apr 20, 2016
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    I bought a puppy from Debbie Mason. Her place was clean and neat and a first class farm operation. The out buildings are bigger than the house, which is common on well run farm operations. She allowed the puppy to leave at 8 weeks and I thought that might be a little soon but the puppy was well socialized, had seen a vet and had puppy shots that were catalogued. She looks like a husky in smaller size. In her guarantee she stated it was for one year, you had to have the puppy checked within 48 hours of picking her up by your vet, and your only recourse is another puppy. My vet thought she was a strong puppy. Papers don't exist for mini huskies so I can't speak to that. However, i got papers on our full grown husky and it didn't make us love her more or love her less for the 10 years of her life. I have seen poorly run farm operations and hers is not one of those. I have no idea what a puppy mill is suppose to be but it brings to mind poorly treated animals in squalid conditions. Tree huggers may have a different definition but mine is what counts to me. (full disclosure: I am a progressive that votes Democratic but I have retired from the Airborne Infantry and grew up partially on a hard scrabble farm in southeast Missouri.) It doesn't make sense to me that the breeder would require a buyer to see a vet within 48 hrs of purchase if she was selling sick animals. Just sayin. Anyone in business is going to have complaints. If you have been doing business for many years, there are going to be a few of them. Some people don't read the contract and don't want to abide by the contract but feel they should get more. I can only speak to the pet that I purchased and the things i've seen and it doesn't rise to the level of malfeasance in my opinion. (disclaimer: I am not a lawyer.) I saw a hard working woman who had a nice place and was working toward an AKC certified minihusky. She knew who the other players were in the market and we even talked about whose programs she respected and which programs were not on track with what she envisioned as the right one. I am not interested in the AKC Certification but I can see where it is of interest to someone in the field. I am very satisfied with my purchase as it exceeded my expectations. Debbie's business practices were as anticipated.

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