Military Families Beware!!! A friend had recommended ABRT to us after we decided to look for a new member of our family. We were looking for a dog that was already trained on a leash and the only make or break for us was no biting because we have a small child in the house. We found what we thought would be a great fit for our family so we contacted them. They let us know that this dog had been adopted and while there was a 10 day trial period for the new owner even then we would be put on a list and those on the list would be contacted in the order they had applied. After a week or so we figured the new owner would not want to give up this pup. We did a trail adoption with another dog through a local agency but she began to bite hard and frequently. We had decided she was not the right fit for our family and schedule to return her to this other organization during our trail period over the weekend. During this time the original Dog we wanted to adopt with ABRT became available. We went for a play date and after explained what had happened with our first adoption and how we had been misled during the process about how the dog we tried to adopt was with children and biting. Obviously we wanted to be very sure we didn't put ourselves or another animal in this position again.After our play date they called us to inform us that regardless of the situation they would not adopt to us because the first dog we took for a trail period didn't work out. I explained that it was a safety concern for our child. The dog's foster parent said maybe there was some confusion and she would contact them. She later came back saying that they do not adopt breeds that are restricted on Military bases to Military families. After explaining that we do not live on base she again waited and called me back saying they had 4 cases in 5 years of soldiers becoming divorced and returning dogs so they could live on base. While I explained that, that was likely the Soldiers personal choice they still refused to adopt us this dog or any dog. Instead offering to help train the previous dog that was biting. We did not want to chance anyone getting hurt and had already terminated that adoption process. Perhaps I miss understood what the word "trial" means? While I understand that everyone (including us) wants the animals to be in their forever home which is what we had intended. I do not think it was okay to endanger my 3 year old step son in the process. Perhaps these trainers or adoption board members do not have any children. I also found it insulting that they were lumping all military families together! i wish I had read the google reviews before considering them!
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I brought in my 60 lb apbt for the first and only time I've had to board him for an emergency out of town, and 10 days later he was only 52 lbs. He was mostly muscle to start, now I can see his spine and ribs like he has been malnourished. I don't recommend this place to anyone with large or medium breed dogs.
As the title says we are happy with their grooming services over 10 years. And their prices are very reasonable and the staff are animal lovers.