EBay spokesman Chris Donlay said illegal animal product sales are not a big problem for the auction site. EBay doesn't allow trading of live animals, but it does permit sales of legal taxidermy animals and animal parts, he said.
Small Pet Animal Supplies for Sale Online | PetSolutions
These bangles aren't imitation. Rather, they're real turtle-shell jewelry found for sale online. The internet has become a haven for sales of exotic pets and animal products, many of them illegal and made from endangered species, a study released this week has found.
Illegal Animal Trade Goes Online | WIRED
S63 so that they apply to any breeder or broker who sells more than five puppies a year to New Jersey buyers who have never seen the puppy before that day. This includes online brokers as well, which are a significant source of puppy mill dogs. It also bans outdoor sales, such as those in flea markets and parking lots. In addition, it prohibits new pet stores from selling dogs or cats at all and instead requires that the animals come from animal shelters.
Existing pet stores may be grandfathered in and still allowed to sell animals.
Aug 18, 2005 - These bangles aren't imitation
All purchasers of dogs from merchants (breeders, retail pet stores, and individuals who routinely sell dogs) are protected their states’ Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). The UCC is essentially a part of state law that governs all sales and business transactions. Not only does the UCC provide some uniformity and stability to this area of law, but it also describes the rights and responsibilities of buyers and sellers. With the sale of companion animals, the UCC’s provisions concerning the sale of goods is at issue. Dogs, cats, and other companion animals are deemed “goods” under the UCC. This legal term, while not accurately reflecting the true value we place upon these creatures, gives buyers certain legal remedies.Seventh. ISAR is well aware that our statute will be unpopular not only with dog breeders, facilitators and commercial retail sales outlets, aiders and abettors, and others complicit in the dog-trade, but also with other animal protection organizations. So be it!Currently, and Richmond are the only two cities in the Lower Mainland that don’t allow live animal (cats, dogs, rabbits) sales. And while Vancouver does allow pet stores to sell animals, a does require store owners to make sure the animals are properly cared for.The law imposes new limits on selling pets over the Internet, even though many online services already prohibit such sales. Craigslist, for example, only allows posts for animal adoptions.