Ken Hoehn
Ken Hoehn

Very seldom do I see Free pets listed. Almost all the dogs I have seen listed require a rehoming fee. This simple act helps to insure that the nefarious are kept at bay. Banning ads on Craigslist will do far more harm than good. Without Craigslist animals will be dumped by the side of the road, tossed into streams and lakes while bound and worse. Sorry, but cutting off your nose to spite your face is never a good idea, nor is your proposed ban of pet listings on craigslist

Rebecca Ashworth
Rebecca Ashworth
  • Ken Hoehn

No animal should be passed off without properly screening the adopter, to list it free to the first person who shows up and says the right thing, is not acceptable.

Rebecca Ashworth
Rebecca Ashworth
  • Rebecca Ashworth

And I don't know what page you are looking at, but there are loads listed free on Craigslist in the US, Kijiji in Canada, and Gumtree in the UK.

Patti Sugarman
Patti Sugarman
  • Ken Hoehn

You need to look again. One dog I know was lucky he got a good home but others are used as bait dogs, etc.

David Lavery
David Lavery

I wish there were some decent laws to prevent cruelty, including the death sentence. Why should someone be allowed to live when they have no humanity and are incapable of doing nothing but cruelty and evil.

Patti Sugarman
Patti Sugarman
  • David Lavery

agree and that is how Jeffrey Dahmer started out killing animals first and then people.

Donna Mello Stanley
Donna Mello Stanley

It should be the sellers responsibility to do a background check. Seller should be fully responsible.

Georges RescuePage
Georges RescuePage

Unfortunately, some end-up to be used by vile individuals as bait for dog fights. NO ONE SHOULD ADVERTISE "FREE PET" ON CRAIGSLIST EVER! Pets are not for "sale" they're living beings who need love and protection.

Linda Miller Higgins
Linda Miller Higgins
  • Georges RescuePage

Signed.

Maria Papademetri
Maria Papademetri
  • Georges RescuePage

This is so true. Graig's list needs to ban people posting these poor animals on their website.

Douglas Schmidt
Douglas Schmidt
  • Georges RescuePage

My girlfriend and I adopted our cat Milo from a woman on Craigslist. She unfortunately just could not take care of him because of how allergic she was. Her loss was our gain. He's the coolest cat on the block! There are positive adoptions happening on the site, the site just needs to keep a better eye on the negative ones.

Pattie Schmidt
Pattie Schmidt
  • Georges RescuePage

I already signed this one, but thanks. Yes Milo is a sweetheart.

Sandy Seward
Sandy Seward

I was going to say the link just posted is a dog named Mercy. I had also seem a pic of another Pit bull bitch, Piglett, on Panda Paws Rescue on the West Coast. Both of these bitches were use as bait dogs. Their bodies are held confined and the head is the only portion made available to the dog being waited for a fight. Have you ever heard the noise a dog makes when being bitten on the muzzle part of their body? It's the most tender part on a dog, thus the most horrific cries which causes the...

I was going to say the link just posted is a dog named Mercy. I had also seem a pic of another Pit bull bitch, Piglett, on Panda Paws Rescue on the West Coast. Both of these bitches were use as bait dogs. Their bodies are held confined and the head is the only portion made available to the dog being waited for a fight. Have you ever heard the noise a dog makes when being bitten on the muzzle part of their body? It's the most tender part on a dog, thus the most horrific cries which causes the fight dog to go into a frenzied state just before entering the ring. If a dog victimized this way surfaced on opposing ends of the country, we have to realize its also happening in-between. These terrorized dogs are coming from somewhere. And we all know pitties can make great family pets. "Moving, free to good home, age of dog, pitbull, great family dog, house broke, and so on!" I know this thought is near impossible to tolerate but, we have to endure for the sake of innocence.

Paul Rasmussen
Paul Rasmussen

It has been said that "a dog is a man's best friend" so why can't the reverse also be true?

Kim Siefker Boehm
Kim Siefker Boehm

shame on you for allowing!!!

Sandra L Grenier
Sandra L Grenier

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Pat Lukes
Pat Lukes

The owners of Craigslist are assholes and basically don't care about the safety of their readers, let alone their pets. They have the responsibility and ability to stop many crimes from being committed, but have never done so, which is why I don't think this will go anywhere, but I signed the petition anyway.

Eileen Stephenson
Eileen Stephenson

This needs stopped. NO ANIMAL SALES ON CRAIGSLIST. IT'S THAT SIMPLE.

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