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I understand what you are saying. This has everything to do with the conduct of this trainer. Nothing was done to contact me until 18 hrs after his death. No authorization was given by me to have him cremated. A signed contract states that "I will be notified" in the event of sickness or injury. He was unresponsive upon his arrival at the clinic and could not be revived. And for what it's worth, the trainers vet is unlicensed to practice, but I don't know the extent of his involvement. Oh and nothing was done relative to requesting a necropsy.
Witnesses as I understand it are the trainer, assistant trainer, and the emergency vet. But the EV report states "unresponsive" when received at the clinic.
In addition to breach of contract how about the following?
1) Outrageous behavior
2) Negligent Behavior
3) Professional Negligence
4) Intentional/Criminal Behavior
5) Fraudulent Actions
6) Gross Negligence
Any rules of law apply to the above to take action?
Also I know that with no body, no cause of death and again that is not my issue..... it's that SOB trainer and his actions that has me BS !!!!!
Well that sucks !!!!! Isn't there something relative to "loss of companionship"?
Also, if that is the botXXXXX XXXXXne on all of this... I plan on posting my story on ever pet posting board in the country, contacting local news reporters, every Golden Retriever breeder in the country(told me he is going to be training them for resale as completely trained companions at $7k plus.
Other issues that comes to mind is this Mobil Vet of his and no being registered in Fl.
Understand re: damages. One point is their supposed vet and the conversation that took place. Mozart is my boy,btw, a twice rescued boy,and I was told by the assist of the trainer during that phone call Sunday that he had a heart attack. And as I stated, Mozart was unresponsive upon arrival to the clinic, thus the question what took place earlier in the evening involving an unregistered vet....who doesn't speak English for what I was told. Was he given something that went bad and died as a result....... something we will never know now !!!!!
As an info only thing for you Loren, we are not talking about some trainer listed in the yellow pages, this trainer has a pretty significant presence in training..... DogForce1.com..... The Miami Dog Whisperer Have my Facebook( Hal Werntz) page that I'm working on In Memory of Mozart and will be having all friends to start sending Mozart's story to everyone they know. Wonder how that will sit with that SOB !!!!! And it goes without saying that whatever I post will be backed up by fact.
Thanks Loren for your thoughts and responses. Mozart was my life for the 7 mos I had the privilege to call him mine.The former owners, which I've kept it touch with are just as devastated by what has happened and they had adopted him out of a shelter 1 1/2 yrs prior to me being given him by them vs going back to another shelter or rescue group.
Thanks again and as being a pet owner yourself.....:"Our Pets ARE Family"
!0+ when I get that...as for the future with you...that's a given !!!!
Have a great weekend Loren.