Rating: 2.1 stars   10 reviews

Issues: Animals

Location: 147 Pine Rd % Cheryl Haywood Evans City PA 16033 USA

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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I adopted a lovely and absolutely delightful puppy from Critter Care. While the process was rigorous, I could not be more delighted with my little Stella. I applaud and admire Doc Cheryl and her team for finding ideal environments for these abused and abandoned animals.

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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

My wife and I recently adopted an adorable, sweet dog through Critter Care, and have been extremely pleased with the entire process.

Dr. Cheryl has been very kind and thorough, has treated little Willie with incredible kindness and care, and has given us a tremendous amount of guidance and help.

We are very grateful to Dr. Cheryl and Critter care for doing so much to bring this new family member into our lives.

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Rating: 5 stars  

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I would like to extend my sincere appreciation and gratitude to Cheryl from Critter Care Adoptions Inc. There are so many shelters and rescues, but she went above and beyond to interview myself to make sure that we were the right family for Merlin! She was very honest and pleasant during our meet and greet and did an extensive work up with my references pending the adoption process. My older dog has renal failure and she took time to give me advice and even gave me tips and renal diet dog food. She encouraged different foods and gave me feedback on how I could even further help him with his illness. I was fortunate and adopted a 2 year old Shihtzu/Maltese male who was named Merlin. Her biography on Merlin was absolutely correct! He got along very well with my 5 year old Shihtzu, Beemer, loves car rides, is always by my side and does like to be the top dog in the house. The minute that they hung out, you can see that they would be best buddies:). Cheryl was very kind and drove over an hour an a half to bring Merlin to our home. I know that Cheryl has a special place in her heart caring for all of these animals. Her focus and main goal is to place the animal in the proper care that is best for the pet. I am very appreciative that I found Critter Care Adoptions, Inc. by Google searching what I exactly was looking for. I will absolutely 100% look to Critter Care to adopt another dog from Cheryl in the future. Thanks Cheryl for our follow up conversations and giving me this special little boy, we all just love him!!!!

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Rating: 1 stars  

DO NOT ADOPT FROM THIS LADY!! We filled an application with references and vet information. A week goes by and she calls saying we have been approved and to meet her at her house the next evening at 7:30 to pick the kitten we wanted. We show up right on time. Her husband answers the door and tells us she is not here and to wait in our car. As we sat in our car for another half hour waiting she finally pulls in ( no phone call or text saying she will be late). We finally get inside the house. Let me tell you....the smell is so horrible, I had to hide back puking. She has 15 dogs and 14 cats....yes a total of 29 animals. We end up picking the kitten we wanted (to save it from the smell). She says she will be at our house Friday at 6pm to bring the kitten over. She finally arrived at 8:30. She sits on our catch for more than an hour and tells us she can't leave the kitten with us!!!! Our house is clean and tidy. She has hoarding issues and doesn't want to get rid of any of her animals! This lady is a joke....

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Rating: 1 stars  

We, too, wanted to adopt a dog from this organization (adoption fee was $250). I did several phone interviews in which I was told that we were good candidates so far, filled out the adoption application which was five pages long, including several references. I received another phone call telling me to check my calendar as we had passed and were now allowed to come see the dog. My husband plows snow and so I wanted to wait a day or so to see what the weather was going to be as this would be a fairly long drive and my husband might not be available. Upon checking my e-mail, just ONE day after the "check my calendar" call, I received an e-mail (not a phone call as before) telling me that we were not a good fit for the dog. Now, this particular foster mom has eight dogs in her house waiting to be adopted, but we were deemed unfit to adopt. What's wrong with this picture? I would never consider adoption from this organization again. I gave it one star only because that's as low as I could go. Don't waste your time.

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