Last Place On Earth

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1461 E Franklin Blvd

Gastonia, NC

28054

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I have purchased 3 puppies from this store and I have no problems. Very clean store and good selection. All my puppies came from USDA licensed breeders.....they are not puppy mill dogs. A+++

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I have purchased 3 puppies from this store and I have no problems. Very clean store and good selection. All my puppies came from USDA licensed breeders.....they are not puppy mill dogs. A+++

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Two words, puppy mill. They have been in business for 15 yrs with the same breeder out of Kansas that keeps them in stock. Midwest is nothing but puppymills.

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Two words, puppy mill. They have been in business for 15 yrs with the same breeder out of Kansas that keeps them in stock. Midwest is nothing but puppymills.

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I don't care how clean this place is or how good it is. The old an is rude just because I told him that I thought the guinea pig I bought from them was pregnant and I bought her about two months ago he says "no she is not pregnant, they only stay pregnant for 28 days." They do not know anything about animals, they are stupid and I know more than they do. My guinea pig was pregnant and even though her and the babies are all healthy my mom and babies could have died cause guinea pig pregnancy and birth is really risky. And they have to get them from mills unless they don't know how to find put a guina pigs gender. A pet store should never sell pregnant animals, so if u are planning to buy a female guinea pig, do not go here, you might end up with more than you can handle.

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I don't care how clean this place is or how good it is. The old an is rude just because I told him that I thought the guinea pig I bought from them was pregnant and I bought her about two months ago he says "no she is not pregnant, they only stay pregnant for 28 days." They do not know anything about animals, they are stupid and I know more than they do. My guinea pig was pregnant and even though her and the babies are all healthy my mom and babies could have died cause guinea pig pregnancy and birth is really risky. And they have to get them from mills unless they don't know how to find put a guina pigs gender. A pet store should never sell pregnant animals, so if u are planning to buy a female guinea pig, do not go here, you might end up with more than you can handle.

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The store is cute and very clean. The staff is extremely knowledgeable. However, my main complaint is some of the staff (the older gentleman, I believe he is the owner) is extremely rude if you come in just to browse. My daughter and I love to go in and look at the puppies and birds. She never touches she just looks. I haven't bought a puppy from there yet because we have not decided as a family what kind we want. This man who works there knows this. Now, he is extremely rude when we walk in because he knows we weren't ready to buy. Now that we are ready to buy, we will not be going to the Last Place on Earth! They lost our business. They also lost my sister's business. She was looking to buy two yorkies. Which as most people know are not cheap. This store lost out on what would have been about a $3000 purchase from just one person. If you don't believe me. Walk into the store a few times and just browse...

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The store is cute and very clean. The staff is extremely knowledgeable. However, my main complaint is some of the staff (the older gentleman, I believe he is the owner) is extremely rude if you come in just to browse. My daughter and I love to go in and look at the puppies and birds. She never touches she just looks. I haven't bought a puppy from there yet because we have not decided as a family what kind we want. This man who works there knows this. Now, he is extremely rude when we walk in because he knows we weren't ready to buy. Now that we are ready to buy, we will not be going to the Last Place on Earth! They lost our business. They also lost my sister's business. She was looking to buy two yorkies. Which as most people know are not cheap. This store lost out on what would have been about a $3000 purchase from just one person. If you don't believe me. Walk into the store a few times and just browse...

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Well, first of all, I came here as an alternative to Pet Smart to buy some pet rats. When I first walked in, I thought, "This is a cute little shop, seems very nice". I was horribly mistaken. I went to the back of the shop to look at the rats, first of all, they had over 10 in a 10 gallon AQUARIUM. I have never had a pet rat before and knew from research that you should never keep a rat in an aquarium, the ammonia from their urine can cause shorter life span and respiratory infections. Giving them the benefit of the doubt, I decided I would still buy a pet rat here, if anything, to give it a better home. Then, while standing there waiting for someone to come get one out for me, one of the employees walks up with another customer, reaches into the aquarium, HITS a smaller baby rat off of the water bottle, then grabs one of the rats in the corner by its TAIL, jerks is up from the bottom of the pile of rats, and the entire time the poor little rat is squeaking and squealing while being dangled by its tail. He then proceeds to throw it into their transportation box, and when i say throw, i mean, he literally threw it into the box. For them to be a pet store, they have no clue how to properly handle animals, or take care of them for that matter. Whether or not the rat was meant to be a feeder, you should never pick a rat up by it's tail, let alone jerk one up by it's tail. And to top it all off, the guy who did this seemed to enjoy it when the rat screamed from him jerking it up. I was so disgusted I proceeded to leave. On the way out I notice they had two puppies in a circle display fence. One of which looked as though it had been starved, and the others hair was matted and didn't appear to have been bathed in quite a while. They didn't have a water bowl in their with the puppies either. I have had dogs for almost 15 years, and the number one rule is ALWAYS keep fresh water available to your dogs. This was the worst experience I have ever had in a pet store in my entire life. I then left, went to Pet Smart, and purchased some rats there. And guess what, the guy that got them out, talked to them in a sweet voice, and gently picked them up with two hands, one under it's bottom and the other supporting it's chest. Although many people prefer to work with smaller businesses than the big franchises, I will say this, I have NEVER seen an animal neglected or not handled properly at Pet Smart

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Well, first of all, I came here as an alternative to Pet Smart to buy some pet rats. When I first walked in, I thought, "This is a cute little shop, seems very nice". I was horribly mistaken. I went to the back of the shop to look at the rats, first of all, they had over 10 in a 10 gallon AQUARIUM. I have never had a pet rat before and knew from research that you should never keep a rat in an aquarium, the ammonia from their urine can cause shorter life span and respiratory infections. Giving them the benefit of the doubt, I decided I would still buy a pet rat here, if anything, to give it a better home. Then, while standing there waiting for someone to come get one out for me, one of the employees walks up with another customer, reaches into the aquarium, HITS a smaller baby rat off of the water bottle, then grabs one of the rats in the corner by its TAIL, jerks is up from the bottom of the pile of rats, and the entire time the poor little rat is squeaking and squealing while being dangled by its tail. He then proceeds to throw it into their transportation box, and when i say throw, i mean, he literally threw it into the box. For them to be a pet store, they have no clue how to properly handle animals, or take care of them for that matter. Whether or not the rat was meant to be a feeder, you should never pick a rat up by it's tail, let alone jerk one up by it's tail. And to top it all off, the guy who did this seemed to enjoy it when the rat screamed from him jerking it up. I was so disgusted I proceeded to leave. On the way out I notice they had two puppies in a circle display fence. One of which looked as though it had been starved, and the others hair was matted and didn't appear to have been bathed in quite a while. They didn't have a water bowl in their with the puppies either. I have had dogs for almost 15 years, and the number one rule is ALWAYS keep fresh water available to your dogs. This was the worst experience I have ever had in a pet store in my entire life. I then left, went to Pet Smart, and purchased some rats there. And guess what, the guy that got them out, talked to them in a sweet voice, and gently picked them up with two hands, one under it's bottom and the other supporting it's chest. Although many people prefer to work with smaller businesses than the big franchises, I will say this, I have NEVER seen an animal neglected or not handled properly at Pet Smart

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I have found everyone who works here to be friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. We rescued two abandoned puppies which we were unable to continue caring for. LPOE supplied us with a contact at the Humane Society of Charlotte. We brought the puppies to HSoC and they were fostered, inoculated, neutered and re-homed within 6 weeks. LPOE had nothing to gain from this referral and were instrumental in the pups finding loving, forever homes.

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I have found everyone who works here to be friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. We rescued two abandoned puppies which we were unable to continue caring for. LPOE supplied us with a contact at the Humane Society of Charlotte. We brought the puppies to HSoC and they were fostered, inoculated, neutered and re-homed within 6 weeks. LPOE had nothing to gain from this referral and were instrumental in the pups finding loving, forever homes.

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The store is clean, animals well cared for and the sales staff is friendly and knowledgeable. My vet recommended them when I was looking for a new puppy. Puppy was healthy, well socialized and they provided me with many tips for taking care of my baby. They were voted best pet store in Gaston County and I agree with the vote.

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The store is clean, animals well cared for and the sales staff is friendly and knowledgeable. My vet recommended them when I was looking for a new puppy. Puppy was healthy, well socialized and they provided me with many tips for taking care of my baby. They were voted best pet store in Gaston County and I agree with the vote.

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I have been bringing my dog Sam in to Last Place for years for grooming and they are fabulous with the the dogs. Sam loves to go there and he is not a dog to go much anywhere.
I take my granddaughter in there and the manager always has a hug for her and takes time to speak with her and show her something neat. It's a great place for kids to look around.
They get their animals ONLY from reputable people - no puppymill dogs EVER! They play with them and are very knowledgeable about everything.
And it is the cleanest pet store I have ever been in.

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I have been bringing my dog Sam in to Last Place for years for grooming and they are fabulous with the the dogs. Sam loves to go there and he is not a dog to go much anywhere.
I take my granddaughter in there and the manager always has a hug for her and takes time to speak with her and show her something neat. It's a great place for kids to look around.
They get their animals ONLY from reputable people - no puppymill dogs EVER! They play with them and are very knowledgeable about everything.
And it is the cleanest pet store I have ever been in.

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I am appalled at all of the people who have something to say about the dogs in this store! If you think that the place is mistreating their animals then why would you tell people not to buy from them? Wouldn't you want these sweet little creatures to find a good home? They are an independantly owned store that has been in business a long time and the staff truly care for the animals. As far as the birds, there are some that permanently live in the store and have been there for a long time but there are others that are for sale. You can not fault them for having their own personal pets there so that they can enjoy them all the time and allow their customers to enjoy them at the same time. Please stop posting your animal rights mumbo jumbo here and allow those of us who do not care about registering our NON-pure breed but who are simply looking for a family pet to get the information that we are searching for!

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I am appalled at all of the people who have something to say about the dogs in this store! If you think that the place is mistreating their animals then why would you tell people not to buy from them? Wouldn't you want these sweet little creatures to find a good home? They are an independantly owned store that has been in business a long time and the staff truly care for the animals. As far as the birds, there are some that permanently live in the store and have been there for a long time but there are others that are for sale. You can not fault them for having their own personal pets there so that they can enjoy them all the time and allow their customers to enjoy them at the same time. Please stop posting your animal rights mumbo jumbo here and allow those of us who do not care about registering our NON-pure breed but who are simply looking for a family pet to get the information that we are searching for!

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I don't care what ANYONE says, this is one of THE best pet stores I have EVER been to. As someone who does exotic rescues, I went in there to see that many of their exotics are cared for very well and they even allow my suggestions and take them in stride. We recently went in there with a rescued ferret and they helped SO much. Thank you guys so much! You'll always have this gal's business.

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I don't care what ANYONE says, this is one of THE best pet stores I have EVER been to. As someone who does exotic rescues, I went in there to see that many of their exotics are cared for very well and they even allow my suggestions and take them in stride. We recently went in there with a rescued ferret and they helped SO much. Thank you guys so much! You'll always have this gal's business.

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I purchased a dog from this pet shop and currently we are having a DNA done to determine if the dog is a pure breed or not. If you raise hundreds of dogs in cages you are a puppy milller govt.inspected or not!!!! Please google the breeders to find out more infomation on them especially if the puppy comes from anywhere in MO. Just like another person stated you can register a coon on APRI.Check it out on the registery papers it always says APRI or check out the OR AKC. Due to legally issues pending I can not go into details but please buy your puppies from a breeder where you can see the parents and how the puppies are raised and if they come from a puppy mill.NEVER BUY A PUPPY FROM ANY PET SHOP...VIST THE BREEDER SO YOU WILL HAVE A COMPLETE UNDERSTANING OF HOW TO PROPERLY CARE FOR YOUR PET.

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I purchased a dog from this pet shop and currently we are having a DNA done to determine if the dog is a pure breed or not. If you raise hundreds of dogs in cages you are a puppy milller govt.inspected or not!!!! Please google the breeders to find out more infomation on them especially if the puppy comes from anywhere in MO. Just like another person stated you can register a coon on APRI.Check it out on the registery papers it always says APRI or check out the OR AKC. Due to legally issues pending I can not go into details but please buy your puppies from a breeder where you can see the parents and how the puppies are raised and if they come from a puppy mill.NEVER BUY A PUPPY FROM ANY PET SHOP...VIST THE BREEDER SO YOU WILL HAVE A COMPLETE UNDERSTANING OF HOW TO PROPERLY CARE FOR YOUR PET.

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I purchased a Quaker parrot three weeks ago at Last Place On Earth. I was very impressed with the cleanliness of the store. The employees were super friendly and very informative of their birds. My parrot has been exceptionally friendly to everyone who's been around her. I know she has been well taken care of and loved. I would definitely buy another pet from their store. If you go into any place of business with a friendly attitude, you're surely to receive that same friendliness in return.

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I purchased a Quaker parrot three weeks ago at Last Place On Earth. I was very impressed with the cleanliness of the store. The employees were super friendly and very informative of their birds. My parrot has been exceptionally friendly to everyone who's been around her. I know she has been well taken care of and loved. I would definitely buy another pet from their store. If you go into any place of business with a friendly attitude, you're surely to receive that same friendliness in return.

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I went to last place on earth to buy a macaw and the one that they had wasn't for sale not only that the birds that they were selling were over priced and not friendly aimed at bitting but also the staff wasn't very friendly except for one ADAM he was very helpful but i am looking for a bird for my family and not an attitude so if anyone knows of any great shops post it please

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I went to last place on earth to buy a macaw and the one that they had wasn't for sale not only that the birds that they were selling were over priced and not friendly aimed at bitting but also the staff wasn't very friendly except for one ADAM he was very helpful but i am looking for a bird for my family and not an attitude so if anyone knows of any great shops post it please

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Where have people been? Don't you know that ANY pet store IS buying from puppy mills? NO REPUTABLE BREEDER would EVER sell a puppy to a pet store, not know who it is going to or be able to keep up with it. Reputable breeders have references, a wealth of knowledge to share and health guarantees! Please People... buy from a breeder NOT a pet store puppy mill supporter!! This is only keeping these horrid puppy millers in business! When we went there the poor puppies didn't have water in their crates and had 2 to a small, tiny cage unless being displayed on the big crate on the floor... again with NO food or water! There was one puppy there that was just looking so sad. Didn't even want to greet us. It wouldn't even move. It's so pitiful to see that! Puppies aren't like that! STOP SUPPORTING the puppy millers!

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Where have people been? Don't you know that ANY pet store IS buying from puppy mills? NO REPUTABLE BREEDER would EVER sell a puppy to a pet store, not know who it is going to or be able to keep up with it. Reputable breeders have references, a wealth of knowledge to share and health guarantees! Please People... buy from a breeder NOT a pet store puppy mill supporter!! This is only keeping these horrid puppy millers in business! When we went there the poor puppies didn't have water in their crates and had 2 to a small, tiny cage unless being displayed on the big crate on the floor... again with NO food or water! There was one puppy there that was just looking so sad. Didn't even want to greet us. It wouldn't even move. It's so pitiful to see that! Puppies aren't like that! STOP SUPPORTING the puppy millers!

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Employees were unfriendly to me and my inquiries. While I like their selection of animals, I haven't purchased anything more than bedding from them. The conditions weren't deplorable, with the exception of the feeder mice. Numerous times I've seen dead babies in the cages, and the feeding system (feed used as bedding, or mixed in with bedding) is horrid. I purchased a mouse for a pet only once, and she died only a week later. They keep males with females, with too many per cage. Even feeders deserve a little better quality of life. They do not sell frozen but do offer pre-killed. I bought only one live pinkie from them, and I had to clean it before feeding it to my snake because it smelled of urine. Thankfully my snake did not get sick, but I was uneasy about the feed and never purchased a rodent from them again.Oh, and the other cages could be considered crowded. I'd recommend more space or less animals at once.They're not as bad as a commercial store like Petco or PetSmart, but they could still do with a few more improvements.

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Employees were unfriendly to me and my inquiries. While I like their selection of animals, I haven't purchased anything more than bedding from them. The conditions weren't deplorable, with the exception of the feeder mice. Numerous times I've seen dead babies in the cages, and the feeding system (feed used as bedding, or mixed in with bedding) is horrid. I purchased a mouse for a pet only once, and she died only a week later. They keep males with females, with too many per cage. Even feeders deserve a little better quality of life. They do not sell frozen but do offer pre-killed. I bought only one live pinkie from them, and I had to clean it before feeding it to my snake because it smelled of urine. Thankfully my snake did not get sick, but I was uneasy about the feed and never purchased a rodent from them again.Oh, and the other cages could be considered crowded. I'd recommend more space or less animals at once.They're not as bad as a commercial store like Petco or PetSmart, but they could still do with a few more improvements.

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Over the last 3 years I have bought two ferrets from this store. Both ferrets are still alive and wonderful. They are healthy and they took to each other very well. I admit the last store was cramped but the store they are in now is bigger and clean! I often go in to look at the new and cute animals. I also have 2 dogs. Last place on earth takes care of their animals. Disregard the negative reviews. I will continue to but from them and refer them to friends.

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Over the last 3 years I have bought two ferrets from this store. Both ferrets are still alive and wonderful. They are healthy and they took to each other very well. I admit the last store was cramped but the store they are in now is bigger and clean! I often go in to look at the new and cute animals. I also have 2 dogs. Last place on earth takes care of their animals. Disregard the negative reviews. I will continue to but from them and refer them to friends.

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I bought an African Grey from Last Place on Earth and took it home yesterday. I was so impressed with the clean and loving environment. Every time that I visited Gypsy, everyone was so friendly and helpful. Jim taught me how to handle the bird and gave me some great tips to make her transition into our home easy. Gypsy is doing wonderfully and eating!! Thanks! Sara P.

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I bought an African Grey from Last Place on Earth and took it home yesterday. I was so impressed with the clean and loving environment. Every time that I visited Gypsy, everyone was so friendly and helpful. Jim taught me how to handle the bird and gave me some great tips to make her transition into our home easy. Gypsy is doing wonderfully and eating!! Thanks! Sara P.

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I just called the store to thank them for all of the wonderful and helpful information I received yesterday. They truly care for all of their animals. Every time I've been in I've been amazed at how clean everything is, especially the bird area. If you own a bird you know how quickly your sparkling cleaning job becomes a demolition site.
I was given great help and already my 13 year old rescued cockatoo, Noah, is showing behavioral and nutritional improvement. Please ignore the negative reviews, different strokes...Prices are quite reasonable too!

People!!! Stop bitching about "imperfect" puppies and go help one! They all need love!!!

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I just called the store to thank them for all of the wonderful and helpful information I received yesterday. They truly care for all of their animals. Every time I've been in I've been amazed at how clean everything is, especially the bird area. If you own a bird you know how quickly your sparkling cleaning job becomes a demolition site.
I was given great help and already my 13 year old rescued cockatoo, Noah, is showing behavioral and nutritional improvement. Please ignore the negative reviews, different strokes...Prices are quite reasonable too!

People!!! Stop bitching about "imperfect" puppies and go help one! They all need love!!!

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last place on earth to buy an animal that for sure i bought some animals from there in the past i bought one just for the reason i felt bad for it it was covered in mites and tick it took me weeks to get the pthons weight back up it looks great now if you dont know how to care for animals you shouldnt own a pet store

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last place on earth to buy an animal that for sure i bought some animals from there in the past i bought one just for the reason i felt bad for it it was covered in mites and tick it took me weeks to get the pthons weight back up it looks great now if you dont know how to care for animals you shouldnt own a pet store

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The pet store in Akers Center is very nice. They were a good pet store before they moved from the old mall but they now have a big, clean store. I have 3 dogs from there and I love everyone of them. I don't personally care about registries they are only good for breeding purposes and tracking....but I registered them anyway...2 are APRI and one is AKC. I have 2 Dachshunds and a little Maltese. I would recommend this store to anyone looking for a good healthy puppy. They also had a health warranty on the dog for a year...I had no problems with my dogs but its nice to have that in case something did happen. They have all kinds of other animals too that look pretty cool.

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The pet store in Akers Center is very nice. They were a good pet store before they moved from the old mall but they now have a big, clean store. I have 3 dogs from there and I love everyone of them. I don't personally care about registries they are only good for breeding purposes and tracking....but I registered them anyway...2 are APRI and one is AKC. I have 2 Dachshunds and a little Maltese. I would recommend this store to anyone looking for a good healthy puppy. They also had a health warranty on the dog for a year...I had no problems with my dogs but its nice to have that in case something did happen. They have all kinds of other animals too that look pretty cool.

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I'm In canada and my ex Husband works at this pet store last place on earth... In Gastonia NC Tell himm I said hello the tell the kids Hi for me..Give him my E-mail address ..khbutterflies @aol.com
Miss you guys Kim

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I'm In canada and my ex Husband works at this pet store last place on earth... In Gastonia NC Tell himm I said hello the tell the kids Hi for me..Give him my E-mail address ..khbutterflies @aol.com
Miss you guys Kim

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My experience with Last Place on Earth has been positive.

It is the cleanest Pet Store I have ever seen.

Staff is friendly and knowledgeable.

I have three puppies from here and am totally pleased.

I highly recommend this store.

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My experience with Last Place on Earth has been positive.

It is the cleanest Pet Store I have ever seen.

Staff is friendly and knowledgeable.

I have three puppies from here and am totally pleased.

I highly recommend this store.

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The Last Place on Earth is the only place I would purchase a puppy in Gastonia. They do not sell puppy mill puppies. I checked out their breeders. They are all USDA licensed and inspected. Puppy mills are not licensed. Further, the store is licensed and inspected by AKC, they even post their compliance sheet. No, not all their puppies are AKC but this is clearly shown in writing. I purchased an APRI registered puppy. For the record, all APRI puppies were originally AKC. It is a respected registry. If they were selling puppy mill dogs, they certainly wouldn't be giving a 1 year health warranty like I got when I bought my puppy there. All the animals at the store are always well cared for. They even post their NCDA inspection reports. As far as most of the birds not being for sale, as of the date of this review, they have a Harlequin Macaw, BlueFront Amazon, African Gray, 2 Hahn's Macaws, several Quakers and Conures for sale. The birds not for sale belong to the store and are favorites for long time customers to visit. One thing more, the old store was a bit cramped but they have moved to a new store at Akers Center. It's bigger. I have been completely satisfied with this store.

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The Last Place on Earth is the only place I would purchase a puppy in Gastonia. They do not sell puppy mill puppies. I checked out their breeders. They are all USDA licensed and inspected. Puppy mills are not licensed. Further, the store is licensed and inspected by AKC, they even post their compliance sheet. No, not all their puppies are AKC but this is clearly shown in writing. I purchased an APRI registered puppy. For the record, all APRI puppies were originally AKC. It is a respected registry. If they were selling puppy mill dogs, they certainly wouldn't be giving a 1 year health warranty like I got when I bought my puppy there. All the animals at the store are always well cared for. They even post their NCDA inspection reports. As far as most of the birds not being for sale, as of the date of this review, they have a Harlequin Macaw, BlueFront Amazon, African Gray, 2 Hahn's Macaws, several Quakers and Conures for sale. The birds not for sale belong to the store and are favorites for long time customers to visit. One thing more, the old store was a bit cramped but they have moved to a new store at Akers Center. It's bigger. I have been completely satisfied with this store.

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I recently adopted/purchased a bird from Last Place On Earth (2 mos. ago). The bird was very well cared for, a good eater, gentle, healthy, and a joy to have. I have 7 other birds, so I am not someone that is unaware of what is good and bad in a bird. She is a sweetheart. Healthy, happy and as gentle as any bird I have ever seen.
Last place on earth is where I would go if I were looking for another bird. Jim is by far the best bird handler I have ever come across in any pet shop.
Thanks Jim for hand feeding my baby and for all the good you do for the little ones that hatch in your care.
*Mommy of Precious*

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I recently adopted/purchased a bird from Last Place On Earth (2 mos. ago). The bird was very well cared for, a good eater, gentle, healthy, and a joy to have. I have 7 other birds, so I am not someone that is unaware of what is good and bad in a bird. She is a sweetheart. Healthy, happy and as gentle as any bird I have ever seen.
Last place on earth is where I would go if I were looking for another bird. Jim is by far the best bird handler I have ever come across in any pet shop.
Thanks Jim for hand feeding my baby and for all the good you do for the little ones that hatch in your care.
*Mommy of Precious*

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I go to this store every week because I feed my ball python that I purchased there over a year ago, so here is what I think. Being a privately owned businesss, this store isn't bad as everyone has previously said it is. Of course the puppy mill thing isn't the greatest of things, but most pet stores get their dogs from there (so I guess don't buy dogs from there if you dislike it), but they do take care of the animals and actually have quite a nice selection of various ones. The store is cramped, but being a privately owned business, you do with the space you have. Unlike Petsmart, they actually have feeder mice, mealworms, crickets and other various foods for your pets. Yes Petsmart has mice and rats, but if you tell them you're feeding them to another animal, they will refuse to sell it to you, plus they're overpriced. I've never had a problem with an animal dying that I purchased there, and I've gotten various pets from there in the past (and the snake is still alive and well). This place also has a nice selection of supplies for various pets, including cages, hides, toys, food, substrate, and books on various animals. The people are friendly and are willing to help you and answer questions if you have them.

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I go to this store every week because I feed my ball python that I purchased there over a year ago, so here is what I think. Being a privately owned businesss, this store isn't bad as everyone has previously said it is. Of course the puppy mill thing isn't the greatest of things, but most pet stores get their dogs from there (so I guess don't buy dogs from there if you dislike it), but they do take care of the animals and actually have quite a nice selection of various ones. The store is cramped, but being a privately owned business, you do with the space you have. Unlike Petsmart, they actually have feeder mice, mealworms, crickets and other various foods for your pets. Yes Petsmart has mice and rats, but if you tell them you're feeding them to another animal, they will refuse to sell it to you, plus they're overpriced. I've never had a problem with an animal dying that I purchased there, and I've gotten various pets from there in the past (and the snake is still alive and well). This place also has a nice selection of supplies for various pets, including cages, hides, toys, food, substrate, and books on various animals. The people are friendly and are willing to help you and answer questions if you have them.

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Listen to this I went in and bought the cutest bunny in the cage and brought him home and played with him a week later sadly he died and oh and most of the birds they have int there arent for sale and if they are they are way to pricey so i went to petsmart and bought my bird there and every animal ive bought from there is still alive

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Listen to this I went in and bought the cutest bunny in the cage and brought him home and played with him a week later sadly he died and oh and most of the birds they have int there arent for sale and if they are they are way to pricey so i went to petsmart and bought my bird there and every animal ive bought from there is still alive

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I purchased a puppy that I was told was registerable. I am only familiar with AKC so I thought that was what they meant. Guess what there is APR. You can register a stray on there site. I have numerous opportunities for stud service for him but nobody will use him because he is not AKC registerable. This store buys from puppie mills with questionable lineage. My dog came from Beloit, Ks. Beware of this place. DO NOT BUY from them!!!!!!!!!! The saddest part to me is my son and daughter-in-law purchased an AKC registered schnauzer to breed with my dog but now we do not wish to mix their lineage. Jan

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I purchased a puppy that I was told was registerable. I am only familiar with AKC so I thought that was what they meant. Guess what there is APR. You can register a stray on there site. I have numerous opportunities for stud service for him but nobody will use him because he is not AKC registerable. This store buys from puppie mills with questionable lineage. My dog came from Beloit, Ks. Beware of this place. DO NOT BUY from them!!!!!!!!!! The saddest part to me is my son and daughter-in-law purchased an AKC registered schnauzer to breed with my dog but now we do not wish to mix their lineage. Jan

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The Last Place on Earth is appropriately named. The store is dingy and crammed full. With all the information regarding pet stores and puppy mills, I was amazed to see people actually buying these poor little dogs. Buying anything from a store that sells dogs supports puppie mills! The Last Place on Earth is exactly where any animal loving person should not be found!

PROS: None
CONS: Selling animals, cramped, dingy

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The Last Place on Earth is appropriately named. The store is dingy and crammed full. With all the information regarding pet stores and puppy mills, I was amazed to see people actually buying these poor little dogs. Buying anything from a store that sells dogs supports puppie mills! The Last Place on Earth is exactly where any animal loving person should not be found!

PROS: None
CONS: Selling animals, cramped, dingy

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This pet store is located in a shopping center in Gastonia. They have tons of merchandise and it is very cramped in the store. They have a decent selection of pet birds and fish and a small selection of dogs. It does not appear that the animals are well cared for. I would not shop here again.

PROS: none
CONS: Treatment of pets

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This pet store is located in a shopping center in Gastonia. They have tons of merchandise and it is very cramped in the store. They have a decent selection of pet birds and fish and a small selection of dogs. It does not appear that the animals are well cared for. I would not shop here again.

PROS: none
CONS: Treatment of pets

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This is a very good privately owned business. There prices are fair. They are one of the few pet shops around that have food for reptiles and scorpions. They also sell fish, birds and puppies.

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This is a very good privately owned business. There prices are fair. They are one of the few pet shops around that have food for reptiles and scorpions. They also sell fish, birds and puppies.

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I recently attended a workshop spearheaded by a holistic vet at LPOE. It was a great experience, and I met some other great customers in the process. The family that owns this shop takes a real vested interest in the health of the pets they sell and service. You can't go wrong - great knowledge base! Very clean store, too....esp. with all the animals.

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I recently attended a workshop spearheaded by a holistic vet at LPOE. It was a great experience, and I met some other great customers in the process. The family that owns this shop takes a real vested interest in the health of the pets they sell and service. You can't go wrong - great knowledge base! Very clean store, too....esp. with all the animals.

Pros: good natural foods

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Last place of earth is a wonderful store to start your pet family. Disregard what negative comments are left. I own a Feist dog, three parakeets (Purchased Two from LPOE), 3 Leopard Geckos, and a Quaker parrot ( purchased from LPOE) and I buy all my pets supplies from them. Cheaper than petsmart and they know what they are talking about when it comes to animals. The store seems small but its a lot of animals to choose from. They are not being cramped! Their are birds that have lived in the shop for years and are Healthier than a human their age! Some supplies may not LOOK perfect on the shelf but the animals are well taken care of as if they were there own pets at home. Basically im trying to say ""shop their! you will not be disapointed at all ! ""

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Last place of earth is a wonderful store to start your pet family. Disregard what negative comments are left. I own a Feist dog, three parakeets (Purchased Two from LPOE), 3 Leopard Geckos, and a Quaker parrot ( purchased from LPOE) and I buy all my pets supplies from them. Cheaper than petsmart and they know what they are talking about when it comes to animals. The store seems small but its a lot of animals to choose from. They are not being cramped! Their are birds that have lived in the shop for years and are Healthier than a human their age! Some supplies may not LOOK perfect on the shelf but the animals are well taken care of as if they were there own pets at home. Basically im trying to say ""shop their! you will not be disapointed at all ! ""

Pros: Care is perfect!

Cons: Nothing bad to say about the shop!

Message from Last Place On Earth

Last Place on Earth Pet Store has served Gastonia since 1991. In 2007 we moved from Gaston Mall to a larger store at Akers Center. The store is family owned and operated. Our animals and our customers are our top priority. Our goal is to provide Friendly, Knowledgeable Service.



Most of our employees have been with us for many years. We pride ourselves on our knowledge to help our customers properly care for their pets. We are a full line store providing a wide variety of birds, puppies, small animals, reptiles, tropical and goldfish. We are licensed and inspected by the NC Department of Agriculture and the American Kennel Club (AKC). We have never failed an inspection. Our inspection reports are proudly displayed in our window.