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Scammers Tips

Detecting Scammers


Do your research! 

Only purchase from a reputable dealer. A reputable dealer will have a website that includes location. Pictures and links to their social sites (Facebook, twitter, etc.)

Check BBB Business Profiles on for complaints and customer reviews before you make the purchase.

Don’t buy a pet without seeing it in person. If that isn't possible, request a live video call to view the animal, make sure you can see the breeder in the video and ask to see the facility. 

Ask for their name and address. Search their name and address via google. Verify the facility on google maps street view. Matching up the street view with video call. 

Conduct a reverse image search of the picture of the pet you are considering. If the same picture appears on multiple websites, it’s likely a fraud. You also can search for distinctive text from ads or testimonials, to see if the seller copied it from another website.

Avoid wiring money, or using a cash app or gift card. These payment methods offer no way to get your money back if you are the victim of fraud. If using a cash app, do not send money until a contract is signed/electronic signature is forwarded to you and you receive a deposit receipt in addition to the cash app receipt. A good breeder will let you make a decision to make a deposit to hold a puppy or wait to pick up puppy and pay (this option will not ensure a puppy or puppy of choice at the time of pickup).

Do research to get a sense of a fair price for the breed you are considering. Think twice if someone advertises a purebred dog for free or at a deeply discounted price, it could be a fraudulent offer.

Consider reaching out to a local animal shelter. Many shelters are looking for fosters to help relieve animal stress and reduce overcrowding at their facilities. 

Frenchies Loveshack LLC has one location, one contact numer, two emails and one owner. 

Owner Tracy Hamilton

10568 Cat Crossing Ln

Dillsboro IN 47018


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Two French Bulldogs
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Additional Tips 

Frenchies Loveshack LLC

We provide FaceTime throughout pregnancy and the puppies progress.

We give each customer a choice to make a deposit to reserve a puppy. If you choose not to make a deposit, we cannot guarantee the puppy will be available at the time of pick up. Just like any other business, we would be taking a chance holding a puppy for a customer who decides not to show up last minute and losing a sale from another buyer.

Scammers have made it hard for both breeders and customers. 

Frenchies Loveshack LLC believes through ongoing communication, vet checkups, FaceTime, pictures of pregnancy progress, puppy progress will improve trust. We are also ok with customer picking up puppy at our place of business. We are not ok with coming into our home and viewing the environment we have set up for our french bulldogs. Their are many diseases that we carry without knowledge and cannot put out frenchie family at risk. We have no problem FaceTiming their environment in which they live in. We are very proud of the care we provide in home and not in a kennel. The owner of Frenchies Loveshack LLC (Tracy Hamilton) spends every day caring for the family. 

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