A pet store in Robinson Township is coming under fire after a Facebook post from a former employee about alleged animal abuse went viral Monday.
In the post, the former employee wrote that she quit her job at the Robinson Petland after just one month because she “couldn't watch the owner, refuse vet care for sick puppies anymore, ship them back to the Hunte Corporation to be euthanized, or in general sell puppy-mill puppies for thousands of dollars to the unknowing public.”
When contacted for comment, the store’s manager told Channel 11 she was aware of the post and photos but said they were fabricated. She said some of them may have been taken during a morning cleaning.
The manager also said the store is up-to-date with the American Kennel Club and the dog warden and invited WPXI-TV to tour the establishment Tuesday.
WPXI's Pamela Osborne reported that a note was posted on the pet store's door late Monday evening, stating that they had closed early due to "personal threats on employees and harassment."