PETspot is a centralised platform for the ethical sale and purchase of pets. We are the first platform in Australia to bring the entire pet community together on one site. You can compare available pets near you from both ethical breeders and shelters or find a Pet Service near you.
PETspot is a free service that allows users to search listings and also create a free Accountfor access to additional features. However, posting a listing on PETspot does incur a small fee, by clicking on the ‘+Add Listing ‘button. This also requires you to create anAccount.
Creating an Account on PETspot is free, easy and offers many beneficial features for the User. The ability to save viewed listings as well as publishing reviews on other User Accounts are a few of many. Topost a listing on PETspot it is mandatory that you create a free Account.
Yes! PETspot does not store or save any payment information as all payments are safely processed through trusted third party checkouts such as PayPal and Stripe. PETspot also takes extra steps to ensure the security of your personal information through the use of an SSL certificate represented by the lock icon next to the URL. SSL Certificates encrypt all data entered into the site ensuring a safe and secure connection!
Once you have found a Pet you like it is recommended you get in contact with the seller and arrange to visit the Pet. All sellers should allow you to visit the Pet and assess the conditions they are raised in.
PETspot has strict ethical policies regarding sellers and the guidelines they must meet. All sellers have to provide valid documentation before obtaining a breeder or shelter account on PETspot. Also, unlike other sites, PETspot provides the community with a voice by allowing users to review the shelters and breeders they have visited. Although PETspot does not perform physical site checks itself, it has a zero-tolerance policy for sellers who do not abide by PETspot’s values and if proven will be immediately banned.
Please also note PETspot does not own or operate any of the pet sellers on the site and is simply a connection platform.
Contacting and visiting the seller is essential in ensuring you are buying from an ethical seller, as you can see the Pet and assess the conditions they are raised in. If any cruelty or poor conditions are witnessed please report this to PETspot via ourContact UsForm. We take each case seriously and will perform investigations and then pass on the report to a relevant external body.
You can report any listing by clicking on the ‘Report Now!’ button on its page. Also, you can review any seller by visiting their profile and clicking on the star ‘Reviews’ tab. If the matter is of a serious nature please reach out to us via the Contact Us form.
There are many benefits of selling on PETspot! Firstly we are the only centralised platform that facilitates the purchasing and selling of all Pets, which will greatly increase each individual listings exposure due to the ability to provide extensive detail. Another benefit is that the seller knows they are using a trusted platform with strict ethical policies which promote a positive reputation to all those that are successful with becoming a member and apart of the PETspot community.
Registered Breeder and Shelter accounts are eligible to sign up to the business plan! This offers them the ability to sign up to a subscription-based plan which includes unlimited listings and many other features for a small fee per month!