Family pug seized, sold on eBay by German town over unpaid taxes

Family pug seized, sold on eBay by German town over unpaid taxes

A family in Germany was left brokenhearted after town authorities seized their pedigree pug over unpaid debts and sold the dog on eBay. The family owed her town of Ahlen money, including some in unpaid pet taxes. The town sold the pug, Edda, for just €750 ($853). Edda’s new owner is now seeking $2048 in damages from the town because Edda has a number of health issues that were not disclosed.

Simone
Simone
Tortta
Tortta 1 year

Just Germany doing German things.

Rick Smith
Rick Smith 1 year

what's the point of government again?

Battery Salad
Battery Salad 1 year

Anyone trying to do this to my pets would be met at the property line with firearms drawn. This is disgusting. Shame on Germany.

Nigel Thompson
Nigel Thompson 1 year

Bring back the days of selling wife and kids to cover debt! lol (sarcasm)

The Real AY-MO
The Real AY-MO 1 year

Oh look, another reason America is the best Nation on the planet

ConcealCarryProtect
ConcealCarryProtect 1 year

Watch out Count Dankula. They will sieze Buddha and sell him for your unpaid fine.

Ya Boi PI
Ya Boi PI 1 year

What? Is something wrong? They should be glad their house wasnt taken instead.

Ralph
Ralph 1 year

the pedigree pug was her most valuable asset aside from necessities such as transportation and housing. her debt was partially unpaid pet taxes and fees. not exactly a leap

CommanderVaasDC
CommanderVaasDC 1 year

I wouldnt allow it...

Chris BSomething
Chris BSomething 1 year

in Scotland, Nazi pugs take YOU away.

Rocky LeBlanc
Rocky LeBlanc 1 year

Germany is really going broke I guess.

Lowlife
Lowlife 1 year

Can anyone else just picture a tax man just running up and grabbing the dog and running away?

Alex B
Alex B 1 year

I hope the new owner wins the case, then gives the dog back to the original owner, and gets a bit of money out of the whole ordeal.

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