dont buy guinea pigs from petsmart!!!...

dont buy guinea pigs from petsmart!!!!!!!

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Mystery

Los Angeles, CA

#1 Dec 5, 2008
go to youtube.com and search petsmarts dirty little secret 1 and 2 and you'll see why its SSSSSOOOOOOOO SAD :(:(:( SO PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE DONT BUY GUINEA PIGS OR ANY OTHER PET FROM PETSMART!!!!!!!!

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emills

Paris, IL

#2 Dec 16, 2008
Thank You! I was going to buy two guinea pigs from a petsmart store for my kids. I changed my mind! Not only will I not be getting little pigs from there but I also will not be buying ANYTHING from there again, And...will let everyone I know about what I have learned!

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Emz

Lehigh Acres, FL

#3 Dec 23, 2008
if you did your research you would know that petsmart has nothing to do with puppy mills.

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dosnt matter

Newburyport, MA

#4 Mar 2, 2009
idk if this is true but if it is than that is really sad!!!!:0(
but u dont make sence cuz at the end of the video u told us to get the oets off the shelves but than you say to not buy animals so this is what I have to say.......MAKE UP YOUR MIND WOMAN!!!!!!!!!
why do you care

Saint Paul, MN

#5 Mar 8, 2009
omg i am so so so sad i am crying that's so cruel. I hope the petsmart people who injure the animals get injured and feel the pain these animals do!

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phyy

United States

#6 Mar 10, 2009
Why not save them from that kind of life??? Adopt from there!!! Help them to a better life... DUH

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anonymous

Elk Grove Village, IL

#7 Mar 12, 2009
ummmmm..... its PETLAND THAT GETS DOGS FROM PUPPY MILLS!!!! PETLAND HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH PUPPY MILLS! U CANT JUST BELIEVE SOMETHING U C ON YOUTUBE HALF OF IT ISNT TRUE. SO PLZ LEAVE PETSMART ALONE. dont b soooooo gulible

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emily

United States

#8 May 7, 2009
the petsmart cruelty thing is a scam.
people who work at petsmart, work there because they love animals. with people checking up on their stores, any of that kind of cruelty would have those stores shut down immediately. PETA hates pet stores. in a perfect PETA world, there would be no pets. so they're doing what they can to make PetSmart look bad so at least one of the ''their'' problems is out of the way. don't believe everything you see.

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PiggyLuv

Peterborough, NH

#9 May 10, 2009
I'm stuck getting guinea pigs from there because the shelter closest to my town has no guinea pigs, and the ones that do are over 3 hours away. I really want to get more guinea pigs since my last died, so a pet store is my last choice. The mills do some pretty horrible things to the animals, and I feel bad supporting it by buying a pet or any product from there. I'm just going to check out the piggy's to make sure none are pregnant or ill. I also need to make sure I get the the sex I want. D:<
hihi

Singapore, Singapore

#10 May 15, 2009
Hmm... I have'nt really watched the video yet but i take it that there is animal cruelty in there...
Guinea pig lover

Arcata, CA

#12 Jun 4, 2009
Petsmart is great! Don't believe one person you crazies. I had two guinea pig and they weren't from Petsmart. They both died. I got another one from Petsmart. She is the only one that's still alive. And if you're reading this, I'm only 9, so you might not believe me, but you should.

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krista

Riverside, CA

#14 Jun 23, 2009
i have adopted a guinea pig from there and when i got it, it was sick, i spent so much money tryin to get him healthy, i argued with petsmart and they ignored me!!!!!!!!
okaayyyy

United States

#15 Jul 2, 2009
well i just have to say i'm not gonna drive a long distance to get a guinea pig so yea i'm just going to petsmart i've gotten three lizards from their and they were perfectly fine there probably are some sick ones at petsmart but there may be sicks ones if you get them from other places too and i think ur saving them if u get one from petsmart
wow

United States

#16 Jul 2, 2009
yeah they actually quarintine them at my petsmart cause i'm getting mine in a week there so I think petsmart is perfectly fine
GO TO PETSMART

Victorville, CA

#17 Jul 6, 2009
Dont hate petsmart maybe all you ppl who had sick animals just didnt pick the right one or its just that ONE store. Not all petsmarts are bad and rude mine is clean, healthy, and super nice. So go ahead and buy one from petsmart!!!:)
hmm

United States

#18 Jul 19, 2009
I know that petsmart doesn't support puppy mills. At least my petsmart gets it's dogs and cats from the pound.
As for guinea pigs and where they get them; it is known that pet stores get there guinea pigs, bunnies, etc from mills and stuff but you can call and ask them and see what they say. I don't think they can really lie about where they get them from.
As for me, I have never had a guinea pig but I am looking in to getting one and I am definitely a little scared about going to any pet store but there are some things you look for in a guinea pig and you should make sure that the store has the female/male pigs seperated(or so I have heard). Also, if it seems like the store doesn't really know how to handle them then they probably don't give them much social time ect.
I don't think all petsmarts are bad; I think it is where you go etc. In the end you just have to look really hard and ask tons of questions and know what to look for.
save da animals

Reseda, CA

#19 Jul 21, 2009
i defineitly think that actually taking them from petsmart is much better than not because ur actually saving them from whatever cruelty might exist there and giving them a home so im going to buy my guinea pig from there
da guinea pigs need life

Jacksonville, FL

#20 Jul 21, 2009
I think that buying a guinea pig from petsmart is actually saving them, everyone talks about how cruel they are to their animals.. then why isnt anyone stepping up for what they believe? I think that getting a guinea pig from petsmart is a good idea. You are most likley saving the animals life, and think about it, if you dont get it from your pet store, then what will happen to them? They will be hurt and abused even more. Getting your guinea pig from a pet shelter is also a good idea because you are saving them also, so make a combination, you can get one from the petsmart, and you can get one from a sheter, and see what happens then.
qwerty

Hayward, CA

#21 Jul 25, 2009
btw petsmart its the best petstore that you should buy from. other ones do what u think petsmart does but experts say that petsmart does NOT do that. so its okay to buy it from there. my guinea pigs are perfect. just do some more research
Stop Being Stupid

Elloree, SC

#22 Jul 30, 2009
If any of you would actually watch the video, you would know that the cruelty does not exist in the ACTUAL STORE. I'm sure the people who work at each individual store LOVE animals, it is the premise behind WHERE THEY GET THE ANIMALS FROM.

There are mass breeders out there who choose to do the humane thing when it comes to raising animals. The point behind this video is try to rally support to encourage PetSmart to do the ETHICAL thing and find a new breeder (who doesn't STOMP on small creatures, perform UNEDUCATED AND PAINFUL SURGERIES and takes CARE of all creatures in their custody).

So please don't think you are "helping the animals" by buying one from PetSmart. They are loved and cared for by the staff of the store the moment they arrive. TAKE A STAND and make it known that you do NOT approve of inhumane treatment of animals for profit! THAT is what this is all about.

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