Pawrade.com is an online puppy adoption website. The website claims to not be affiliated with puppy mills. Pawrade ships puppies, excluding snub-nosed breeds all over the world via air travel. The service also offers local pick up and home/ground delivery for $699. Air flight and ground delivery include GPS tracking, according to the website.
The About Us page does not provide significant information that could be utilized for validation purposes. The website claims to offer local pick up but does not provide consumers with a physical address.
The Pawrade Facebook page has 1,262 followers, with little consumer interaction. One of the puppy links provides the toll-free phone number (888) 729-8812. A Google search connects the phone number to Pawrade and several other websites, including lawyer.com, ksacompounts.com (a scam website), realestatetomato.com, monsoonbooks.co.uk, and amyx.com. It is also connected to Credova Puppy, which also appears to be a scam website.
The website was registered on March 3, 2006. The registrant is an organization known as PetPay.Inc based in Maryland. A business search via the Maryland Business Express did not render results for PetPay or Pawrade.
Pawrade or PetPay are not accredited by or registered with BBB.
PetPay is a platform that bridges the gap between consumers and puppy breeders. The website allows its members to post puppies for adoption and adopt puppies. Petpay.com was registered on March 3, 2002.
Afterword – Pawrade Scam
Is Pawrade a scam? Is PetPay a scam? It is impossible to make this determination without the right information. The website has been established for quite some time, but an online trail is not available. The websites are not accredited by BBB.
PetPay or Pawrade are not Maryland-registered businesses. The PetPay Facebook page describes itself as a loan service.
There are a lot of puppy scams online. Facebook is notorious for puppy scams. It allows breeders to offer their puppies up for adoption, but are not permitted to mention puppy sales. Do not purchase a puppy from a breeder without validating first. AKC and CKC provide a list of licensed breeders in the United States.