It seems almost weekly at the DailyDog we come across yet another site hosting puppies for sale scam ads on the internet, The site in question today is perhaps one of the worst we have come across in recent times in that it prominently portrays itself as a site which is aimed at promoting reputable breeders and stamping out animal cruelty. A fine aim, yet in the case of puppyclassifieds.net.au it is a complete lie. There is absolutely no monitoring of their advertisers whatsoever, with almost every ad we reviewed on that site being a definite overseas-based scam.
Click on the image in this post to be taken to our YouTube video on the subject. We’ll walk you through just a few of the puppies for sale scams being run on puppyclassifieds .net.au, which the team at pups4sale is sure will make you thoroughly ill. Like another site we recently exposed (doggish .com.au), this site trades on the lie it only allows vetted and reputable breeders to advertise on it.
As at October 17, 2013, the list of sites we have already exposed and which allow such scams to run on them are available here.
Please share this blog post with as many people as you can.- especially those considering buying a puppy. It is important to be vigilant, so we appreciate the help of so many members of the dog-owning community out there who have taken up the cause of educating their fellow dog-lovers about scams and the sites they are hosted on.
As always, if you have any concerns that you (or someone you know) may have been the victim of a puppies for sale scam on one of the sites listed above (or any other similar site in Australia), just contact us in admin and we will do everything we can to assist. Of course, to avoid this happening to you in the first place, just stick to buying, selling or rescuing puppies and adult dogs on pups4sale – where we take customer security extremely seriously – unlike puppyclassifieds .net.au.