• Argentinian man buys 'toy poodles,' later learns they were ferrets on steroids


    (MyFoxBoston.com) – A man from Argentina thought he had purchased "toy poodles," but later discovered they were ferrets on steroids.

    The Huffington Post reports the victim bought each so-called dog for $150 at La Salada market, however, when he brought them to a veterinarian, he learned they were actually rodents.

    Argentinians call ferrets given steroids at birth to increase their size and then groomed "Brazilian rats."

    Another woman said she was tricked into buying what she thought was a chihuahua, but that also turned out to be a ferret.

    Read more: Huffington Post

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