The web canine boarding service that misplaced a Lengthy Island lady’s beloved pooch final month is demanding she cease growling concerning the firm.
Wag! — which describes itself as Uber for canine — despatched a stop and desist letter to Marry Ellen Humphrey Wednesday commanding her to take down her scathing social media posts.
“In case your retraction and apology to Wag! aren’t publicly posted to each social media platform that you’ve used to libel Wag! inside 24 hours of the time of this e mail, this workplace has been approved to make use of all out there means to convey as swift as potential an finish to your lies,” stated letter from firm lawyer Mark Warren Moody.
Humphrey, fifty two, from Wantagh, L.I., employed a boarder by way of the canine-strolling app to observe her canine Buddy when the household went to Disney World.
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However the Beagle-Labrador combine raced out of his crate and has been misplaced for the previous three weeks.
Wag! used a drone to seek for the lacking canine and printed and posted flyers throughout the world the place the canine went lacking. It has additionally issued a Pet Amber Alert.
Nonetheless, Humphrey has no plans to take away her social media posts, saying Wag! is barking up the fallacious tree.
“They’re simply making an attempt to make me shut up,” she stated. “They provided me $2,500 to cease speaking to the information. They don’t need individuals to know that you’re taking an incredible danger through the use of them.”
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A Wag! spokeswoman stated the corporate has spent over $30,000 to assist discover the canine.
That features utilizing a drone, hiring individuals to go door-to-door, and the printing of flyers notifying individuals of the lacking canine. The corporate has additionally reached out to all of the native animal rescue teams and shelters, stated Wag! spokeswoman Dini von Mueffling.
“Wag! has gone to extraordinary lengths to get this canine again,” she stated.
Wag! stated it fired off the stop-and-desist letter as a result of Humphrey was “spreading untruths concerning the firm by saying that Wag! was not serving to within the seek for buddy.”
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