What will you do when you go see him? Are you considering taking him home?
Yeah, I was putting myself in this situation as I read your post and I KNOW I would bring him home.......I know your considering a mini down the road But if you can handle it, go and see what the situation is and maybe you could rehome him........IDK. Thats a toughy:doh:I don't know. I need to find out more first, I guess. I really can't take another dog, but I can't let his brother just sit out there without a home that wants him. The ad did make it sound like they are being picky about where he goes and sounds like they have taken care of him pretty well so far. They said he eats wellness and gets groomed every two weeks. Maybe I shouldn't worry so much there are alot of other people out there who can make sure a dog goes to a good home. I guess I'll have to wait to see what I find out.
Yeah, that really bothers me (for Kijiji, not Craigslist). The Craigslist in my area is really strict about rehoming fees. If it's more than about $100 then the ad gets flagged and pulled.What kills me is the ones who want their purchase price plus the cost of any vet care and food that they put into the animal back in their re-homing fee. Uh, oh, I feel a rant towards Craigs list coming on, I'd better quit now! lol.
Very well said! If I adopt a dog from the Humane Society it's $75 and that includes spay/neuter and all vaccinations. Plus it's tax deductable. Why should an irresponsible owner get more? (I honestly would pay a bit more but not hundreds.) With a breeder you get health records, tested parents and titles. Not to mention someone (a knowledgable person) who will answer questions when you have them.Yeah, that really bothers me (for Kijiji, not Craigslist). The Craigslist in my area is really strict about rehoming fees. If it's more than about $100 then the ad gets flagged and pulled.
Anyway, the other day I was interested in a dog that was being rehomed. I spoke to the woman and she said she was older and her husband brought home a puppy without checking with her first 4 months ago and they are finding it exhausting. I do understand their position, puppies are very hard work especially if it isn't something you even wanted in the first place. But then she was asking $550 for the dog, because he's had all his vaccinations and been neutered! I just said I wasn't comfortable paying that much for a rehomed dog and $200 to $250 was my limit as that's as much as I'd pay for a rescue. And so the dog will go elsewhere. I just don't think people who are giving up their pets should get all their money back for doing so. Maybe if it hits their wallet a little, they'll be more responsible next time!
Same here, if the fee is more than about 100 bucks the add gets flagged, some slip through but most dont. People try and get around the no selling thing by listing pets for sale in other areas of craigslist like home/garden where a lot of people sell chickens and stuff. You find dogs and cats and other pet animals for sell a lot there but there are a lot of people here with to much time on their hands who watch the list pretty close and are really happy to flag anything and everything they can. I suppose we should be grateful to them I'm not allowed to look on craigslist anymore, petfinder either hubby's new rule lol. We actualy found Jazz on Craigslist and yeah I'll admit they were selling her, if I hadn't just happened to be online at that moment I would never have seen here. The lady told me I replied less than five minutes after she posted the add and about an hour later it was flagged and removed because she said she was asking 200 dollars for her. I'd have paid two or three times that for Jazz now that I know her... and ended up paying closer to 350 once we sprung her from the shelter three days after adopting her (she had a dumb blonde bad dog moment and took off).Yeah, that really bothers me (for Kijiji, not Craigslist). The Craigslist in my area is really strict about rehoming fees. If it's more than about $100 then the ad gets flagged and pulled.
Do you think people buy these dogs and attempt to sell them at a higher price?I hadn't received a response to my text so I just e-mailed her. He is still available and I am waiting on answers to my questions on him.
Will post as soon as I get the response!
Spoospirit - Yeah, we had a guy boasting about how he didn't care how much people flagged him he would sell his pit bull puppies on Craigs list and make a lot of $$ and he didn't care about anything else. It was really sad!
Lol! Me too. I am cut off!!!$1000 re-homing fee!! Yeah, that is really suspicious, isn't it? Some people will try anything to get around the rules.
I hope that this poor boy finds his good, forever home soon. I wouldn't want to be in your situation. If I brought another spoo home right now, I might find myself and them sleeping in the streets!! :scared:
I'm sure some do. Iowa/Missouri are HUGE for puppy mills and brokers. I had an amish guy see the boxer bitch we used to have a long time ago and he kept commenting that she was a REALLY REALLY nice boxer and when were we going to breed her. I said well, we're not, she is spayed and we got her from a boxer rescue. He said that it was such a waste of a nice dog. He also said it is just natural to let dogs breed and people shouldn't stop them from being able to do so.. All I kept seeing was her bad bite and poor structure....Do you think people buy these dogs and attempt to sell them at a higher price?