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Edwin's Havanese Virginia

Hi. Has anyone heard of Edwin's Havanese out of Virginia? I came across his website and he's has several Havanes, 11 weeks old for $600.00 a piece....with free shipping. I know, seems too good to be true. My friend is looking for 2 pups so if anyone knows about Edwin or can recommend a good breeder, it would be greatly appreciated.
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without even looking at their website. , there are red flags. Price, and a breeder should not have a number of puppies 11 weeks old. They obviously were'nt spoken for and should have been out to the buyers by 10 weeks old. Stay clear.

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If it seems too good to be true it usually is. These are puppy brokers and your friend should stay FAR, FAR, away. Too many red flags to count!



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Run don't walk away from this situation. It is a heartbreak waiting to happen. Very shady to me.







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Went on the site, clearly a puppy broker. Has all kinds of pups at different ages all listed as 8 week old puppies. If you look at the background of the pictures they are all in different house, and one pup is listed as a Siberian Husky. If you are a Havanese breeder, why would you need to list the breed in the information section beside the dog. That would only happen if they have a standard form to list all kinds of breed of dogs. This is awful.







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Oh,man, bad, bad, BAD. To add to what others have said, some of the dogs listed as "8 week old" puppies are clearly adults or adolescents in puppy cuts. Others look much younger than 8 weeks.

Anyone who buys a puppy from someone like this deserves what they get. These are clearly puppy mill puppies (and dogs) from many different litters.


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Thank you all for replying. My friend went with her intuition and crossed Edwin's off her list. Have a great weekend everyone!
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There are a few well meaning home breeders that aren't scams whose puppies are a little less expensive than the $2,000+ range, but this website has scam written all over it. Glad you have advised your friend to move on!
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Really glad to hear that. I wish they could shut down all these peddlers, they are the lowest of the low in the animal business.
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Really glad to hear that. I wish they could shut down all these peddlers, they are the lowest of the low in the animal business.
The problem is one of supply and demand. As long as consumers choose to buy cheap dogs from unscrupulous breeders on impulse, there will be puppy mills and puppy mill brokers.


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