Miller described Brewster as loving, gentle and funny.
“He loved everyone,” Miller said.
While details about the incident remain unclear, Miller said her dog was “bait” for the pit bull.
"Why would you want to bring a pit bull past a small dog who's really just bait?" she said, according to WNEP.
PetSmart officials offered a statement in defense of the incident:
“We are truly saddened by the loss of Brewster. The health, safety and well-being of the pets in our care is our top priority, and we immediately launched an internal investigation to better understand what led to this tragic accident. We have high standards of care in place and are actively gathering more information to determine any policy or procedural violations. We welcome all dogs, regardless of their breed, into our grooming salons provided they are well-behaved.”