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Old 03-07-2009, 10:35 PM
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Basically near me there is shop who recently (2 monthes ago) started to sell reps. Now my dilema is this i go in alot to look at the reps and well green anolles are jet black all the time, 12 beardie hatchlings are housed in a med terranium with a crap uv bulb and crap heat bulb and no basking spot. I bought my 2 cwd from there cos they were so thin and black i felt sorry for them. All their reps are in darkness and in small terraniums. Bts was in a gecko sized terranium.... It just seems not right, do i say to them that they doing it all wrong and the reps are unhappy and dont look healthy and explain how to change it or ring rspca?
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Politely offer them the correct care info and possibly your help to sort it out.

If they are ***** about it, ring the local council and the RSPCA.

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Old 04-07-2009, 06:34 AM
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that is what i was thinking
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Old 04-07-2009, 06:38 AM
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I wouldn't ring the RSPCA - they have no legal powers to do anything about it.

You should speak to the shop owners, politely, calmly and armed with facts (if they sell books, find the books on the shelf and show them what's wrong - if not, bring in books) to explain your concerns.

If that doesn't make things change, contact the Environmental Health department of your local council. They're the ones who issue the pet shop licences and book the inspections - they are the only ones with the power to take the PSL away. If the *council* wants to call in the RSPCA that's fine, but you don't feel the need to report them to OXFAM do you?
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Old 04-07-2009, 06:48 AM
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I always find this in pet shops, is it lack of funding or lack of.... being arsed?
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Old 04-07-2009, 07:18 AM
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Contct licensing at the council they are the ones with power. But as a store worker do i would rather be told if i was doing things wrong.
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yea i ill prob ring them up and talk to the rep women later on.
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Old 04-07-2009, 10:10 AM
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I would go in personally, and choose a day where they are likely to be less busy.. on a weekend they will probably have less time to listen to you and therefore you would be less likely to make a difference.
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Old 04-07-2009, 10:29 AM
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I would go in personally, and choose a day where they are likely to be less busy.. on a weekend they will probably have less time to listen to you and therefore you would be less likely to make a difference.
I would go in too, and as above when its quiet, you dont want them to take offence or feel undermined if you say something in front of people...
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