CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – With someone in the house possibly wanting a puppy for Christmas, the Better Business Bureau office in Canton reminds you it’s the “time of the season” for scam artists.

In the past three years, the BBB nationally has received 16,000 calls about puppy sales gone bad.

In 60% of cases, the customer never gets the dog.

Here’s more from the national BBB office.