Peddling Pitbull Puppies on Eldridge

Posted on: June 15th, 2012 at 6:18 am by
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The puppies of 139 Eldridge Street continue to tug at the heartstrings of the neighborhood. On any given afternoon, parents and pups congregate playfully outside the tenement just south of Delancey while their owner hawks them to fawning pedestrians. There’s plenty of food and beverage for the little ones – birthed as a litter of eight – who are quite gregarious.

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Last we checked, back in early May, the junior canines were fetching under $100. There’s since been a significant markup to between $800 and $1,000. We are told that the dogs are purebred pitbull terriers with papers. Of course, price tag didn’t derail denizens from groping and petting the pets, uttering a cacophony of awwws in the process.

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