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You found a breeder through puppyfind.com and someone told you that breeders that sell online are scammers and you will lose your money if you go through with the deal. Is the other person right? Should you look locally for a puppy? Actually, while some people do operate puppy selling scams online, many very ethical breeders sell beautiful, show quality puppies online. After all, when you live in an Alaskan town with a population of 75, the locals just aren't going to provide enough homes for puppies that you aren't keeping. One way to be sure you aren't being scammed is to verify breeder contact information.
It is such a simple, obvious thing to do that many people shopping for a puppy online completely overlook it. After all, who would be foolish enough to say they live in Oregon if they actually live in Europe or Africa? Surprisingly enough, this is just what scam artists are counting on you to think. When you check up on contact information, you can weed out quite a few scams. Here are a few ways to verify information a breeder gives you: