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Breeder insists she gave us the wrong dog.

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Could you please provide some guidance for me. My wife and I recently purchased a puppy from a breeder in South Jersey. After meeting with the breeder for several hours when we picked up our dog, she now claims that she sold us the wrong dog. She claims she sold us "Purple" dog which isn't what we were given and now wants her dog back and has retained a lawyer to do so. Not once in the multiple times we met with her and the dogs did any of the puppies have any color coding or distinguishing markings to identify each dog. My contract with her also does not mention anything to the effect of what dog we would receive or any color identifier. Can you please give me any advice if this "Breeder" has any recourse. Thank you.

A:

It would seem that the breeder is out of luck, but I suggest you consult with an attorney in your area who can review the contract and tell you more definitively whether the breeder would have any recourse.


Submitted by Anonymous
Answered by Elinor Molbegott

 

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