MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (WXYZ) - A pet store in Mount Clemens has been forced to close after being accused of selling sick and dying puppies.
According to attorney Jennifer Measel, Little Dogz formerly known as Pollywood Pets could not afford to pay for damages after 30 customers filed a complaint.
They accused the store's owner Shelly Meyers of selling puppies with parvo.
The pet store agreed to close and donate their supplies to several animal rescue groups.
"I would say that the citizens of Macomb and Michigan aren't going to tolerate animal abuse and we're pushing for a ban on retail sales channels and this is just one more step in the right direction. The general public needs to know where their dogs are coming from. They’re not coming from these family homes that these providers are trying to sell as wholesome good-natured folks that are just trying to spread the population. They're coming from puppy mills, they're coming from people in the thumb who don't care about animals," says Jennifer Measel, the plaintiff’s attorney.
"The decision to resolve this matter is not to be construed as an admission of any wrongdoing on behalf of the Defendants.Shelly Myers sincerely hopes that the contents of her former business can be used in a worthwhile manner,” says the defendants attorney Bryan Sunisloe.