According to a recent AOL news article and with a little help from, they are reporting the two most common online pet scams are the Nigerian puppy scam and the Designer-mutt scam.  Consumers have lost hundreds to thousands of dollars on these scams when purchasing a puppy online, not to mention the emotional turmoil. 

Please read more about these, and other online pet scams so you can be informed, if you are considering purchasing a puppy online!