CHARLOTTE, NC – The homeowners of a canine coaching facility are talking with WCCB after a canine of their care died final week.
Pippa, a one and a half 12 months outdated English sheep canine died after spending three and a half days on the All Canine Unleashed coaching facility in Charlotte.
Jessica and Eduardo Dominquez, the coaching facility homeowners, say they’re devastated by the canine’s dying and are fearful about their enterprise.
“We do coaching, canine coaching, we do remedy, we do safety, we do grooming, daycare, all the above,” mentioned Jessica Dominquez.
Dominquez’s have owned the corporate since 2019. Final week, there was tragedy. Pippa, a one and a half 12 months outdated English sheep canine died whereas there.
“It’s extraordinarily devastating. It’s devastating to my employees as it’s to my clients,” mentioned a tearful Jessica.
Jessica says individuals at the moment are attacking the enterprise on-line and making harassing telephone calls.
“I don’t know. I don’t know what these accusations are about. I do know that we had Pippa right here on Sunday and when my staff got here in Thursday morning they only discovered her. It was very devastating,” mentioned Jessica.
In keeping with a preliminary pathology report, it’s attainable Pippa died of warmth stroke, excessive dehydration, aspiration pneumonia, or a mix. The reason for dying just isn’t identified at the moment and the lab work might be returned subsequent week.
“They don’t know what it’s but. They don’t know what it’s but. We’re ready for a solution. We’re,” mentioned Eduardo.
A number of individuals who wished to stay nameless at the moment have spoken with WCCB and questioned the corporate’s coaching techniques and care. Some former clients and veterinarian technicians inform us off digicam that they’ve had related experiences with sick canines following coaching.
The Dominquez’s say they run their enterprise by the guide, love the canines and care deeply about each.
“It’s identical to a youngsters daycare right here. There are incidents that may occur however we’d by no means intend to do something unhealthy to a canine,” mentioned Jessica.
“We’re actually good individuals. We might by no means hurt a canine. For any sick intent,” mentioned Eduardo.
Pippa’s proprietor says she’s nonetheless working to get solutions about what precisely occurred to her canine.
A spokesperson for All Canine Unleashed tells me the corporate lately launched The Paw Mission. It’s a non-profit effort to accomplice with the humane society and native shelters to establish canines that might be skilled into service animals for native vets. To date two canines have been positioned with veterans.