Stop the Online Sale of Animals!
  • Petitioned United States Department of Agriculture

This petition was delivered to:

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
United States Department of Agriculture

Stop the Online Sale of Animals!

    1. Petition by

      Rachel Chappell

      La Crescenta, CA

Puppy mills all over the country are thriving with the online sale of puppies and other pets. Anyone with a credit card can buy these animals, which are then 'shipped' to the recipient. There is no screening done, no housecheck, no guarantee at ALL that the animal will be cared for.

Online sales allows puppy mills everywhere to conduct their operations with greater secrecy, preventing the buyer from ever knowing exactly where their pet came from, what conditions it lived under, the health of it's bloodline, etc etc.

That this is still legal in a time when we destroy 4 MILLION animals per year in our shelters is downright criminal!

I call upon the federal agencies which govern internet matters to BAN the sale of ALL animals online and put these cruel puppy mills out of business for good! We can't count on individual state governments to crack down in most cases, so it is up to all of us!

We Are their voice!


Recent signatures


    1. Reached 250 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • sylvie auger TROIS-RIVIèRES, CANADA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Il faut être totalement inconscient pour vendre des animaux en ligne. Les envoyez-vous par la poste ? Ces activités de vente doivent cesser et les autorités doivent enfin commencer à protéger ces petits êtres qui ne peuvent pas parler, amis qui n'en souffrent pas moins.

    • Robin Kerns BUFFALO, MN
      • almost 2 years ago

      Please don't buy animals when there are homeless animals on shelters waiting to be adopted.

    • Mark Patrick ROCHESTER, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      Reduce the over population and exploiting of your canine community.

    • Penny Raco LATHAM, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      Don't Shop, Adopt, Adopt instead!!

    • maria campanella CICERO, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      i want to stop the suffering of these breeding animals


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