Pros and Cons of Online Pet Shopping
By Christine Arbor
The internet has created tremendous opportunities for pet shelters and adoption agencies. While most of them are legitimate and responsible organizations, it is highly recommended to research the organization thoroughly before you consider adopting a new pet from one of them.
As the internet provides a certain amount of anonymity, it is relatively easy for unsavory breeders or suppliers to create the appearance of legitimacy. A number of stories have been printed recently in the press regarding the deceptive techniques used by animal breeders operating outside the realm of good conscience. Ensure that you are not supporting the unethical treatment of animals by supporting these unscrupulous businesses.