Tell Craigslist to Shut Down Animal Sales
Action Alert from

FROM ALDF Animal Legal Defense Fund
November 2020


Tell Craigslist that living, feeling animals shouldn’t be traded on its platform like secondhand couches or TVs.

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Craigslist can end the exploitation of these animals by banning the transfer of all animals on its website.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund sent a letter to Craigslist in November urging it to protect animals by shutting down sales, but we need your help.

USE THIS FORM to tell Craigslist executives to ban the transfer of all animals on its platform today.


Though Craigslist has officially banned the sale of animals, animals are routinely sold on its platform. Farmed animals including pigs to dogs and cats to lizards and snakes continue to be advertised and purchased on Craigslist under the guise of “re-homing.”

Unscrupulous breeders, mill operators, and animal brokers are exploiting this loophole to sell critically ill animals as well as dupe families into paying for animals they never receive.

Craigslist’s current policy not only leaves users at risk of purchasing unhealthy, nonexistent, or stolen companion animals — but it leaves countless other animals not classified as “pets” in danger as well.

Thank you for everything you do for animals!

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