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Dog Flipping Is Immoral And On The Rise | Care2 Causes

Dog Flipping Is Immoral And On The Rise | Care2 Causes

Pet lovers beware, if you need to re-home a pet you can’t take care of or find someone to adopt a puppy from your pet’s unexpected litter, there are “dog flippers” out there that want to make you their prey. As with house flippers who make a profit by re-selling a home they just purchased, dog flippers make money on people who need to give away an animal. These despicable individuals pretend they are going to give the pet a good home, but turn around and sell the animal (primarily dogs) for a profit. Dog flipping is not a new concept, but experts say it is on the rise. And even though it is based on a lie, the transaction is legal. “You might think you are giving your dog to a loving home, but it is going to be warehoused with up to eight to ten other dogs in tiny apartments and sold to the highest bidder,” said animal rescuer Sarah Clinton. Dog flippers usually target web...

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