I bought a chow/boxer dog from a pet store and I did a dna test and he came out to be a Chinese shar peimix with American Eskimo and the owner of the store said he can only give me a 100 dollars and 100 in store credit and he arguing that the dna test are not 100 percent accurate
Sure. Do the differences make the dog's value less? Sue for that amount.
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The "store credit only" may be specious; it may also violate CA's consumer protection statutes. It is likely the CA Attorney General has a consumer protection division which posts those statutes and criteria for you to review.
To the extent you can prove fraud, which is difficult, you may be eligible to receive punitive damages. Your actual damages are the difference in value between the mix you were told you were getting, and the mix you actually received.
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