• Report: #831333

Complaint Review: Banfield

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  • Submitted: Mon, January 30, 2012
  • Updated: Mon, January 30, 2012

  • Reported By: adventure1girl — coon rapids Minnesota United States of America
Banfield
11200 Fountains Dr N Maple Grove, Minnesota United States of America

Banfield PetSmart Wellness Insurance SCAM Maple Grove, Minnesota

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The Banfield organization is dirty, underhanded and feeds off fear and love of pets to upsell unsuspecting customers who assume that they are legitimate because they are partnered with a large national chain like Pet Smart.
 
My son was pressured into getting a wellness plan for his dog.  Two months later he gave the dog away because he had to move to an apartment where they did not allow pets.  Shortly after that, my infant grandson died.  My son was bereaved, young, vulnerable, and very, very poor.  He says he contacted Banfeild and explained that they no longer had the dog and needed to cancel, but no one told him about the 1 year requirement.  They continued to draw the payments causing multiple overdraft fees. 

At my urging he contacted Banfield again and this time learned that he must continue to make payments for insurance on a dog they dont even own.  He is locked in for 4 more months.  This has been a very expensive lesson about reading the fine print and about how companies manipulate peoples emotions for profit.  I have two dogs and will never go to Banfield ever again.  I will not shop at the store where they have their hospitals.  I will be sharing this story with every pet owner that will listen!

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 01/30/2012 03:14 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Banfield/Maple-Grove-Minnesota-/Banfield-PetSmart-Wellness-Insurance-SCAM-Maple-Grove-Minnesota-831333. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

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