FTC Statement

The disclosure that follows is designed to ensure Do Not Pet’s full compliance with the Federal Trade Commission’s policy that demands Do Not Pet be transparent about any and all affiliate relations Do Not Pet may have on this website. In plain English, you, the visitor or customer, should assume that any and all links on this site are affiliate links. If you click on these links and go visit the resulting site, a cookie will be set in your web browser that will cause us to receive a commission “IF” you purchase a product on the other end. This is a legitimate way to monetize and pay for the operation of websites and Do Not Pet gladly reveal our affiliate relationships to you.

In addition, Do Not Pet fully disclose that hyperlinks on this site are in most cases shortened, and in some cases cloaked to hide long ugly links for functionality and tracking purposes. Do Not Pet have nothing to hide and Do Not Pet are proud of our relationship with the fine vendors, products, and services found on this site. Link tracking, shortening, and cloaking is a very common practice on all types of websites.

Further, Do Not Pet does receive physical products or cash directly in exchange for any reviews or posts you find on this site. We are sometimes paid for our reviews in addition to receiving the product.  Do Not Pet have to tell you that it is possible that our reviews and posts are influenced by our affiliate relationships and may create a conflict of interest. Do Not Pet do not believe a conflict of interest exists, but you, the visitor or customer, must decide by considering the affiliate relationships and link techniques Do Not Pet have described.

Obviously, Do Not Pet would like you to buy the service or products Do Not Pet writes about and Do Not Pet is influenced by that fact. Do Not Pet avoids conflict by only reviewing or posting about products and services Do Not Pet trusts.  There are plenty of products that Do Not Pet can choose from to promote and Do Not Pet focuses on the ones that Do Not Pet thinks will cause you to trust us and come back to read more of our feedback. Do Not Pet strive to always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on topics or products Do Not Pet write about and promote.

Other vendors may also pay to place advertising on our sites in the form of banners, widgets, and hyperlinks. These are paid advertisements and while Do Not Pet does it’s best to only allow quality products and services to be advertised on our site, Do Not Pet is not responsible for claims or testimonials made on paid advertising links.