Get Verified FAQ
Welcome to our FAQ page for verifying your profile. We understand that verifying your dog profile can be a new and unfamiliar process for some users, which is why we've put together this comprehensive guide to answer any questions you may have. Whether you're looking to increase your profile's credibility or unlock exclusive features, we've got you covered. Here you'll find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding our verification process. So, let's dive in and get your profile verified!
What is verification?
As a social media platform catering to pet lovers, we have observed a surge in the number of dog profiles on our website. While many of these profiles are created out of curiosity, we understand that some users are keen to establish the authenticity of their dog profiles. To address this need, we have developed a verification process that enables dog owners to verify their profiles on our website for a nominal fee. By completing this process, our users can enhance the credibility of their dog profiles, establish trust with their followers, and stand out in a competitive online environment.
What do I need to verify my profile?
- A Driver License or State issued ID.
- A clear photo of you with your dog.
- Depending on the verification, we may require AKC, OFA, and Championship documentation depending on what you have stated on your dogs profile.
Why is verification important?
- Credibility and Trust: Verification establishes credibility and trust with users and followers. By undergoing a verification process, users can confirm their identity and authenticity, which makes them more trustworthy in the eyes of others. Verified accounts are often seen as more reliable, which can help build a loyal following and boost engagement.
- Combat Fraud and Impersonation: Verification helps combat fraud and impersonation, which is becoming increasingly common on social media platforms. Fake profiles and bots can be a significant problem, especially for users looking to connect with real people and dogs. Verification can help weed out fake profiles and increase confidence in the authenticity of users and their dogs.
- Competitive Advantage: Verified profiles can enjoy a competitive advantage over non-verified ones. Verified users can have access to exclusive features, such as additional exposure on our website, promotional opportunities, and enhanced trust signals that may help them grow their following and business. In addition, many users prefer to engage with verified profiles, which can lead to more followers, better engagement, and increased revenue potential.
- It improves your dogs profiles rankings. Learn more about how rankings are determined here.
What is not included in the verification?
We do not verify the following items, and we do not guarantee that the information provided by a user about their dog is accurate.
There are various items that we cannot verify.
- Since we cant spend an entire lifteime with a pet, we cant be there to verify its Temperments.
- We do not verify if a Stud has been Proven.
- Outside of what may be listed on a dogs registration, we do not verify a dogs age, spay or neutering, and whatever other details may be provided in a dogs or owners profile.
- We are not an intermediary between a customer, and a dog owner using our site, so a customer still must perform their own Due Diligence to ensure the person they are dealing with is legitimate.
What do we do with your paperwork?
Your documents are reviewed, and then encrypted and stored on a secure server. If you cancel your verification subscription, the documents are deleted. We do not share our verification data with third parties.
What if Verification fails?
If we cannot verify your dog using the documents you provided, we will reach out to you via email for clarification. If we do not hear back within 72 hours, your payment will be refunded, and Verification cancelled.
How can I end my Subscription?
On your Account, select Billing, your active Verification Subscriptions will be displayed, and click the Cancel Subscription link.