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Prohibited items: Animals & animal products

Certain animal products are highly regulated, and the breeding and sale of live animals can result in risk of harm to animals. To protect the welfare of endangered, live, and companion animals and to comply with laws and regulations, the following are not allowed on OfferUp:

  • Pets and other live animals
  • Animal products derived from endangered or threatened species

See our full list of prohibited items.

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If you see a prohibited item on OfferUp, please report it in the app. On that item’s page, tap Report icon Report, then Prohibited on OfferUp, then Done. For more information on reporting users and items, please see Reporting/blocking users and items.

For additional restrictions on behavior such as profanity and harassment, please see Community guidelines.


Posts that violate any of our guidelines, policies, or terms may be removed at our discretion. Additional actions may be taken for severe or repeat offenses.

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