Help Stop this Puppy Seller
Here is the “Puppy Seller” story. Please share! I’ll be posting on all the dog related groups I’m in and Shoutout Edmonton. If the “authorities” won’t do anything, word of mouth will have to stop him.
Last Saturday I was contacted by our partner vet. She had a lady there wanting to surrender a 3 week old puppy that she had purchased off Kijiji 5 days previous. She had been bottle feeding him and I think just got overwhelmed. Looking at the dates now, I think the pup was actually YOUNGER than that at the time. We took the baby and he is now safe with another rescue with the means to properly care for him.
But, of course, we decided he needed to be stopped. I spent all week trying to get as much info as I could. Through social media I was able to get his phone number and name. They are blocked because I don’t need any vigilantism on this-just to stop him. If you want the info-PM me.
I contacted EPS, EHS, bylaw, ACCC, Alberta SPCA, and bylaw where he lives. I started a convo with him, saying I wanted a puppy and was even willing to meet him to get a licence plate number. After all that, it turns out that the SPCA “doesn’t see a problem” with the selling of 2-4 week old puppies. To say I’m appalled is an understatement!
If I had the money I would’ve just bought all the puppies. But that won’t stop him.
Spread the word!