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What Kind of Birthday Present is that?

Posted by on Feb. 9, 2011 at 10:26 AM
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Seriously, What kind of birthday present would that be?   Did she seriously think that would would get there safe?   Obviously not, since she SAID it was a toy robot.   She had to have thought it wasn't the right thing... since she lied...   What kind of present would that be, if he opened it up and it wasn't alive?   

Minneapolis - A mind-boggling story was released in today's StarTribune. A 39 yr-old woman attempted to mail a 4 month-old puppy via USPS Priority mail from Minneapolis to Atlanta, GA.

The bizarre incident occurred last Tuesday. The woman, Stacey Champion, put the Poodle-mix pup into a sealed box for shipping.

She did not tell the postal workers what was inside, but did let them know that the box could make some sounds because it contained a toy robot.

Champion left the post office and a short time later, postal workers became suspicious when the box fell from the counter.

Postal inspectors were contacted so that the contents of the box could be viewed - what they discovered shocked them all.

Inside...a panting puppy.

Had someone not noticed the falling box and had they not taken the initiative to open it, the pup would have died in transit. Boxes travel in un-heated, un-pressurized cargo holds on airplanes - the young pup would have had no chance for survival.

The pup was taken to the city's animal control facility and Champion was cited for misdemeanor animal cruelty.



Continue reading on Examiner.com: Georgia woman tries to mail puppy to Georgia - National Dogs | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/dogs-in-national/georgia-woman-tries-to-mail-puppy-to-georgia#ixzz1DTZQvt7w




Woman Who Tried to Mail Puppy Wants It Back - Um, That's Not Happening

Woman Tried to Mail Puppy, Now She Wants the Dog Back

"Guess" the Dog (Minneapolis Animal Control)

(CBS/AP) It's official. The Minneapolis woman who tried to mail a puppy to her son in Georgia won't get the dog back.

At least the canine courts are working.

Stacey Champion was charged with animal cruelty after postal workers discovered a 4-month-old Schnauzer mix in a sealed box that had no air holes. Authorities say the puppy would likely not have survived if it was shipped.

Champion attended an administrative hearing at Minneapolis City Hall Monday to try to reclaim the 4-month-old pup. Authorities turned paws down on her request.

The 39-year-old had to pay about $250 in fees for the city to kennel and care for the dog, named Guess.

According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, she also wanted her $22 mailing fees refunded, since the dog didn't get delivered.

MORE ON CRIMESIDER
Feb. 2, 2010 - Minn. Woman Charged with Cruelty in Puppy Mailing

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Strega
by on Feb. 9, 2011 at 10:29 AM

What a nutjob. What was going through her head... Ugh..

On a lighter note, I'm loving that name for him. Perfect!


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auroragold
by on Feb. 9, 2011 at 10:34 AM

 poor puppy!

Cindy18
by on Feb. 9, 2011 at 10:35 AM
What the hell was she thinking???!!!! That's all I've got. I can't even think of anything else!! I do love the puppy's name though!
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Bonnie
by on Feb. 9, 2011 at 10:37 AM

 I heard this on the radio last week. The initial report made her sound like a little old lady. Wtf!

momtoonein06
by Bronze Member on Feb. 9, 2011 at 11:48 AM

OMG that is terrible. What is wrong with people. I hope she don't ever get the puppy back. Poor little puppy.

AmyG1976
by on Feb. 9, 2011 at 11:51 AM

 WHAT A DUMB@&& really . jeez ppl. :( pets can be sent you tell them ITS A LIVE ANIMAL they have ways of shipping them

natesmom1228
by on Feb. 9, 2011 at 11:53 AM

Wow. What do people think?

RyansMom001
by on Feb. 9, 2011 at 12:00 PM

 Seriously it sounds like something is mentally wrong with this women.  Why would she think this is legal or that the dog wouldn't bark and alert someone to it's predicament. 

soymujer
by Mikki on Feb. 9, 2011 at 12:32 PM


Quoting Cindy18:

What the hell was she thinking???!!!! That's all I've got. I can't even think of anything else!! I do love the puppy's name though!


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hepmommy
by on Feb. 9, 2011 at 12:35 PM

Idgit.  Someone should put her in a box and ship her from MN to GA.  See how SHE likes it...

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