(CNBNEWS.NET)- This week’s topic is a repeat of a critical issue that continues to surface throughout the U.S.
Since you are reading this article it’s safe to assume you are an on-line consumer. As such, you may be experienced with Internet-based purchasing, perhaps even when it involves purchasing a pet. While I am personally in favor of adoption over purchase when it comes to man’s best friend, I would like to stress some precautions if you choose to purchase a dog over the Internet.
Scams are rampant on the ‘net—unscrupulous individuals are anxious to play the part of a breeder or a dog owner in search of an investor. Be savvy about folks coming from abroad. The Gold Coast, Russia, and Malaysia, for example, seem to house the latest group of scammers anxious to take advantage of animal lovers in order to separate them from their money.