- Report: #945008
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Complaint Review: Metzger Animal Hospital
Metzger Animal Hospital1044 Benner Pike State College, Pennsylvania United States of America
Metzger Animal Hospital Fred Metzger Gross Negligence & Stunning Incompetence State College, Pennsylvania
*Author of original report: UPDATE
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Twice daily treatments with corn cream, hyaluronic acid, customized boots, pain medication and nine months later, my dogs foot became swollen & seriously infected. It quickly became obviously that this wasnt, after all, a corn. I had his foot re-examined & x-rayed again only to find out the poor guy had FOUR stones lodged in his paw. These rocks were clearly visible on the x-ray from Metzgers after comparing the two. [continued below]....
I contacted Fred Metzger to let him know about this serious oversight. He replied, providing some experts feedback, who also immediately identified the stones as stones not a corn.
In the end, Metzger wanted to simply refund my office visit. No apology for the months of stress & pain. Moreover, he flatly refused to consider reimbursing me for the tons of money spent on lotions, potions, boots & treatment for my dogs corn. I wasnt asking for the thousands I laid out for surgery to correct this rather just the out of pocket expenses incurred
in treating this as a corn.
Stay away! If these guys cant tell the difference between a superficial corn on a dogs pad and numerous rocks embedded deep in a paw, why would you trust them? Its one thing to make a mistake its another to own up to it & make it right. Ridiculous & a total rip-off!
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 09/21/2012 11:39 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Metzger-Animal-Hospital/State-College-Pennsylvania-16801/Metzger-Animal-Hospital-Fred-Metzger-Gross-Negligence-Stunning-Incompetence-State-Colle-945008. 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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