Thursday, October 31, 2013

Dog flipping and animal abuse tied to dogs listed on Craigslist

Dog flipping often involves people who take dogs from unsuspecting people and flip them for a profit. Dog flippers usually pick up popular breeds or pick up unwanted litters from dog owners for free or at low cost. Dog flippers are also known to claim pets who have been posted online as "found" (so if you ever find a pet, make sure you ask for proof of ownership from anyone who shows up to claim the pet). These scammers are not the true owners of the lost pet, as they will quickly turn around and sell the formerly lost pet for a profit. But dogs in flipping cases are usually ill-treated, as one woman in Nebraska recently discovered...

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