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Suit accuses Petland of selling sick dogs

By jim Published: March 19, 2009

Ruth Ross wouldn't give up her dog Oscar for anything, but she hopes the Petland where she bought him -- and all Petland stores -- are forced to shut down.

"People shouldn't be put through this," she said of the 2 1/2 months she spent nursing Oscar back to health after she and fiance Jeffrey Bache brought him home as a puppy. Within days, he was diagnosed with kennel cough and, eventually, bronchitis, pneumonia and nasal mites.

Ross, 45, of Circleville, is one of six people suing Chillicothe-based Petland in a class-action suit.

Full story at Dispatch.com ->

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