A woman by the name of Barbara Back who pled guilty to 9 counts of theft by deception, investigated for running a puppy mill, sentenced to 2 years probation, is now posing as a rescue.
Barbara J. Back and Ted W. Back advertise on Adopt-a-Pet.com (http://www.adoptapet.com/) as K-9 Editions Rescue Pets while advertising dogs for sale on the following online puppy selling sites, saying they are located in Clinton, NJ but will ship puppies anywhere!
Next Day Pets: http://www.nextdaypets.com/directory/dogs/0201b214-c982.aspx
Dog Breeder Directory: http://www.puppyfind.com/l/?acct_id”5654
From one of their ads: “we run a cavalier king charles rescue as well as breed the Cavalier.on occations (sic) we also take in other homeless puppies and dogs and find them fantastic homes, we run a strict relocation program which we will ship or deliver. the puppies will be ready to go at our next adoption drive in NJ you will need to be pre approved by sending oe mailing you (sic) adoption agreement to us prior to that day www.k9editions.org is where you will find the adoption agreement as well as more pics and info on puppies and what we do for the pets.”
Dog Breeds: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Chihuahua, Golden Retriever, Great Pyrenees, Jack Russell Terrier, Labrador Retriever, Maltese, Miniature Dachshund, Newfoundland, Yorkshire Terrier
Aliases: Bach, Beck, Brown
And they have the unmitigated gall to solicit your vote so they have a chance to win $10,000 for a “rescue makeover”!!!
“Please rate our rescue, we have a chance to win $10,000 for the rescue and so we can help ever so many more, please take the time to do this we are counting on you all, past and present supporters. Thank You for your continued Support! http://www.care2.com/animalsheltercontest/75122” (Part of Adopt-a-Pet)
WHAT YOU CAN DO:
Please contact Adopt-a-Pet.com to demand that it remove and ban this pair from its site immediately:
DO NOT MAKE CONTACT WITH THESE PEOPLE OR ATTEMPT TO ADOPT A DOG FROM THEIR “RESCUE.”