Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 123RACCOON PERFECT PUPPY
Pleasantly surprised by the quality. Stood up through Washington State snow, rain, hail, and freezing weather for four weeks, and not one light burned out. Received many compliments. Just too cute for words!
January 4, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Beachwife Very Cute But Beware
Many companies resell goods that have been returned. I ordered 3 outdoor lighted figures this year (two from another seller) and all of them came slightly damaged or defective as they had been returned. The Home Depot puppy was in a beat up box with no wrap or protective packaging (there were instructions). There were holes in the fabric where people had tried to put it together. One hole at the tail was about 2" in diameter and I had to close it with masking tape which looks unsightly in the daylight.
The lights inside the puppy are skimpy. There was only one light in the tail. For about $2, I bought 50 clear lights at Home Depot and inserted them into the puppy and plugged them into the light string that came with the dog. This made the dog much brighter looking.
Be prepared that ordering online means that you may get a returned or damaged item. Overall, the puppy is adorable. In the future, I'll check the retail store first to see if I can get the Christmas figure new in a box rather than take a chance online. However, I saw the Home Depot catalog in the store and the store doesn't carry most of the products available.
December 12, 2015