eBay Classified's Petition Update
Sep 16, 2014 — Thank you all for signing our petition. We wanted to update you and ask for your continued support to help spread the word about online puppy mills.
It’s an accepted statistic that 99% of puppies sold in pet stores were born in puppy mills. In fact, as of August 2014, close to 60 municipalities in the US and Canada have taken a stand on puppy mill cruelty by either banning or limiting the sale of puppies sold in pet stores. This is fantastic news but as you know, the puppy millers will not give up that easily.
Selling puppies on the internet has taken a front seat to pet store sales and it is the new way for puppy mills to do business. Millions of consumers are turning to the internet to buy everything… and that includes their next furry family member.
Many consumers purchasing puppies from online breeders through sites such as eBay Classifieds have no idea that they may be supporting animal cruelty or that many of the puppies are born in inhumane puppy mills where the breeding dogs suffer. Online puppy mills hide behind beautiful websites and can be very misleading. They misrepresent and mislead buyers into believing they are reputable breeders. Responsible breeders do not sell puppies online to consumers’ sight unseen.
Please spread the word about our eBay petition by posting the petition on your Facebook pages and send it to friends.
Stop Online Puppy Mills is working hard to raise awareness and put an end to the listing of live animals on eBay. Please "Like" Stop Online Puppy Mills on Facebook and use the links included to help spread the word and the petition.