misshellfire

Benton, KY

#1 Jun 19, 2008
Do Not Purchase A Puppy From James "bud" & Mary Jo Fair, AKA: Hill Top Kennels (Obion,tn) This Pair Of COLD-HEARTED SCUM Is Operating A Puppy Mill Ring!! They Have Those "Hell Holes" In 5 States!! All "Family" Ran. In MO. AR. TN. KY. & MS. They Also "Sell" At Local Flea Markets, Via, The Internet, & Through The Commercial Appeal Newspaper (Memphis,tn) Please, Warn Everyone You Know!!!!
billie

AOL

#2 Oct 10, 2008
do you know if they breeded pugs?
billie

AOL

#3 Oct 10, 2008
my pug was gotten at a new york aspca wondering if she was from there. Hurdland, mo [email protected]
Sam

Oceanside, CA

#4 Nov 25, 2008
do you know if Heartland Kennels owned by Clyde and Sandra Cole is a puppy mill? Please help!!!
Sam

Oceanside, CA

#5 Nov 25, 2008
--by the way, heartland kennels is in hurdland missouri (but you may know that)
Michelle

Detroit, MI

#6 Sep 9, 2011
Sam wrote:
do you know if Heartland Kennels owned by Clyde and Sandra Cole is a puppy mill? Please help!!!
I hoep not Sam because I bought a puppy from them and it just died 8 days later. I'm hoping they do the right thing and replace the puppy or refund my money, but right now it's not looking good. 4 days have past and I still don't have a resolution. I'm heartbroken and spent almost a thousand trying to keep the puppy alive.
Ray

United States

#7 Feb 29, 2012
Michelle wrote:
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I hoep not Sam because I bought a puppy from them and it just died 8 days later. I'm hoping they do the right thing and replace the puppy or refund my money, but right now it's not looking good. 4 days have past and I still don't have a resolution. I'm heartbroken and spent almost a thousand trying to keep the puppy alive.
Michelle,

Where did you purchase the puppy and when? We are trying to find out if they are still in business and selling puppies. We bought a puppy of theirs from a pet shop before we were educated about the puppy mill horrors.:(

Any additional info you have regarding them is appreciated!
David McGee

Columbus, GA

#8 Jan 2, 2013
Ray wrote:
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Michelle,
Where did you purchase the puppy and when? We are trying to find out if they are still in business and selling puppies. We bought a puppy of theirs from a pet shop before we were educated about the puppy mill horrors.:(
Any additional info you have regarding them is appreciated!
I can only say great things about Clyde and Sandra Cole. They sold us one of the greatest joys our family could enjoy. We bought our other child Ms Disney our Pomeranian who is now 14 years old. Her hearing had now gone and eyesight not as good but the love still shows. She is so incredibly smart even in old age she can read us whether she is getting to go. It makes me cry to see her age but it has been the most wonderful thing we have had in our family. I wish Clyde and Sandra the best life has to offer and Wish them a blessed New Year. Again many thanks for the addition you made possible for my family.
David MCGee
Lexington Georgia
sheila

United States

#9 May 2, 2013
I bought a Yorkie Poo from Lakeside Pets in Metairie, LA 13 years ago. I found out that she came from Clyde and Sandra Cole. My puppy was Aran Girl and she was the greatest joy of my life. She passed away six weeks ago and I am so heartbroken. Aran was the smartest and sweetist baby I could have ever hoped for. I would buy another puppy from them if given the chance.
Edna

United States

#10 May 11, 2013
We purchased a Shiba Inu Male from a Petstore in Las Vegaa more than 15yrs ago. He brought us many years of wonderful memories and joy. But due to the horrible and irresponsible commercial breeding of Heartland Kennels (owned by Clyde and Sandra Cole) he suffered much of his life from horrendous allergies, thyroid disease, and eventually went blind due to his genes. A responsible breeder would also NEVER breed a Cream Shiba with a Red/Sesame/or Tan Shiba Inu. We had to put him down last year which was one of the hardest decisions we ever made. But much of his ailments and cost of care could have been avoided if they bred healthy animals. DON'T PURCHASE an animal from them.
Kenna

United States

#11 Sep 3, 2013
We purchased our Siberian Huskey, Timber, from a petstore in AZ before we knew the reality behind where petstore pets come from. She had some aggression issues that we were able to reduce, she was wonderful with us, but noone else. At 7 young years of age she started having seizures and was diagnosed with a frontal lobe meningioma. It was operable but was guaranteed to return and they could only give her 6mo to 2yrs tops. We had to let her go to heaven 30 days later and my heart is still shattered at her passing. I found several cases against HEARTLAND KENNELS in Hurdland MO, to include one of their huskies died at age 5 from a brain tumor in 2010! Timber would have been 5 y/o in 2010 and I can't help but think there is a connection to these 2 huskies. As of June 2010 they are no longer USDA Licensed, but does that really stop these people? Here is the link with the USDA Cases, scroll to the almost bottom and you can click on the USDA Inspection reports.
http://www.petshoppuppies.com/report.asp...
Kenna

United States

#12 Sep 3, 2013
HEARTLAND KENNELS: The licensee terminated his own license during the middle of a compliance inspection followup with the USDA. The reports states that the licensee "abruptly ended" the uncompleted inspection. Does that mean the USDA no longer oversees their puppymill or are they still doing business maybe under another name??? http://www.petshoppuppies.com/inspections/43B...
Donna

United States

#13 Sep 21, 2013
I purchased a dachshund puppy at a flea market approximently 2 years ago. When I seen him I had no intention of purchasing him or any dog for that matter. My little guys was so mistreated, dehydrated, had worms so bad that he had to me treated multiple times. I was so worried when I seen him..something in my heart told me if I didnt buy him he may not make it..
Well I did with lots of praying he would turn out okay...which he did with a lot of vet visits..
Very sad how they have workers who truly dont care and puppies stay pinned up in a van while they sleep in hotels as they travel from town to town like a mistreated circus.
I know where I live they have been ran off from the local flea markets due to the complaints of treatment of the animals..when the heat was onto the treatment of course they moved on...
Animal cruelty is their way of making money...karma ...
I pray these people dont become dependent on anyone for their health needs... animal abusers are just as bad as child abusers in my eyes...
Thank goodness Im not the judge and jury because they wouldn't have a chance...
wendi

Stockbridge, MI

#14 Jan 6, 2015
Kenna wrote:
We purchased our Siberian Huskey, Timber, from a petstore in AZ before we knew the reality behind where petstore pets come from. She had some aggression issues that we were able to reduce, she was wonderful with us, but noone else. At 7 young years of age she started having seizures and was diagnosed with a frontal lobe meningioma. It was operable but was guaranteed to return and they could only give her 6mo to 2yrs tops. We had to let her go to heaven 30 days later and my heart is still shattered at her passing. I found several cases against HEARTLAND KENNELS in Hurdland MO, to include one of their huskies died at age 5 from a brain tumor in 2010! Timber would have been 5 y/o in 2010 and I can't help but think there is a connection to these 2 huskies. As of June 2010 they are no longer USDA Licensed, but does that really stop these people? Here is the link with the USDA Cases, scroll to the almost bottom and you can click on the USDA Inspection reports.
http://www.petshoppuppies.com/report.asp...
I have a Sib that was born in 2003 I named her Tala she has had nothing but heath problems.I called the breeder which was clyde and sandra,they never responed . I love Tala.
She is 11and we found out she has liver cancer. I hope that this puppy mill was put of of business and that is what it was a puppy mill. Tala has had a great life but many,many visits to the vet.
Theresa

Pratt, KS

#15 Jul 1, 2015
HEARTLAND KENNELS / Clyde & Sandra Cole / We have 2 Cocker Bishon mixed females that came from Heartland Kennels. I would never recommend them. Both females have Patela Luxation & according to our vet, was hereditary. I can't begin to tell you how upsetting it was to receive that news. Either the male or female, should not have been used for breeding. Will never buy from a pet store again. You would think they (pet store) would have done their homework. I should have too. It won't happen again! Thank you for allowing these posts.

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