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‘I spend my days studying these scammers’: Breeder reveals 4 words that show pet scams on social media

'I've also talked to a few of them on Facebook, and let's just say my red flags went off.'

On May 23, 2023 by Phil West

Influencer sends dog to kill Shelter

Influencer Hadley Claire accused of giving up dog to kill shelter

'Dogs are not accessories.'

On May 6, 2023 by Phil West

sign that reads 'we will adopt your baby'

Couple holding sign saying ‘we will adopt your baby’ gets memed

The couple's sign also turned into a discussion about adoptees' experiences.

On Jun 27, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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Pro-life creator said she’d adopt a baby to ‘spare’ a mother from the ‘trauma’ of abortion. TikTokers are clowning her

'They say stuff like this while there’s so many kids in foster care.'

On Jun 3, 2022 by Kathleen Wong

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‘This can be very traumatizing’: Stranger asks Black mother how she knows her adopted white son

'These conversations should not happen if it's solely based on the color of one's skin.'

On May 2, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘Hope playing with this dog’s life was worth your 5 minutes of fame’: TikToker accused of giving up dog after going viral for buying the pet from an unhoused man

'She's on PetFinder.'

On Apr 27, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘As an adopted child I’m horrified’: Parent blasted for saying that talking to kids is ’emotional labor’

'That's most of what parenting is.'

On Apr 20, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘He’s not a dog’: TikToker calls out adoption agency for Facebook ad about rehoming child

'They are literally describing this child like you would see ads for a dog in a shelter.'

On Jan 9, 2022 by Dana Ysabel Dela Cruz

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Eminem’s child appears to blast family in TikTok for finding out about adoption online

The 19-year-old noted that someone 'sent (them) an article of (their) biological dad's death.'

On Aug 17, 2021 by Nahila Bonfiglio

White TikTokers adopt Black child

‘It’s really sad that people are trying to segregate children’: White TikTokers blasted for adopting Black child

The couple defended their parenting on Juneteenth.

On Jun 30, 2021 by Jillian Price

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‘Glad they didn’t adopt’: Influencer couple who put down dog once turned down adoption due to no social media rule

The video resurfaced following the controversy surrounding their dog.

On May 12, 2021 by Jennifer Xia

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Man dresses up as Buddy the Elf to meet biological dad, serenades him with the movie’s awkward song

His father never saw the iconic Christmas movie, so he was understandably a bit confused.

On Dec 5, 2020 by Rachel Kiley

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Black mother says she was told her daughter died—but the baby was secretly adopted by white parents

Damea Morris set up a GoFundMe to find out the truth about her child.

On Aug 12, 2020 by Bryan Rolli

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YouTube couple ‘rehomes’ autistic adopted son after monetizing family videos (updated)

'His new mommy has medical professional training and it is a very good fit.'

On May 28, 2020 by Samantha Shaps

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Boy invites kindergarten class to his adoption–and people are emotional

Twitter users need a tissue.

On Dec 7, 2019 by Sierra Juarez