Animals Not Permitted

At Village, we aim to provide a safe and trustworthy platform for both people and pets. In order to ensure that Village is a safe place to find and rehome pets, we follow the RSPCA and PAAG. Our goal is to make sure that all animals on our platform are traded legally and ethically.

Taking into account the safety of both people and animals, these are the animals that are not allowed to be posted on Village:

  • Dogs
    • American Staffordshire Bull Terriers
    • American Pitbulls/Pitbull Terriers
    • Bandogs
    • Dogo Argentinos
    • Brazilian Mastiffs
    • Japanese Tosas
    • Wolf Hybrids
  • Cats
    • Dwarf Cats
    • Hybrid Cats
    • Manx Cats
    • Munchkin Cats
    • Pixie Bob Cats
    • Scottish Folds
    • Sphinx Cats
    • Sand Cats
    • Savannah Cats
    • Scottish Wildcats
    • Wildcats
    • Wild and Domestic Hybrids
  • Other Mammals
    • All wild canine species (including but not limited to wolves, foxes, coyotes, etc.)
    • All wild feline species (including but not limited to bobcats, sandcats, servals, etc.
    • Alpaca
    • Bat
    • Chipmunk
    • Coatimundi
    • Dormic
    • Goat
    • Hedgehog
    • Kinkajou
    • Llama
    • Livestock (except horses and donkeys)
    • Micro pigs
    • Primates
    • Raccoons
    • Skunks
    • Sloths
    • Squirrels
  • Birds - all birds are prohibited, except those listed below:
    • Bantams
    • Budgerigars
    • Canaries
    • Chickens (intended for egg laying)
    • Cockatiels
    • Cockerels
    • Doves
    • Pigeons
    • Zebra Finches
  • Reptiles
    • Alligators
    • Boas
    • Chameleons
    • Crocodiles
    • Terrapins
    • Turtles
    • Tortoises
    • Sea Snakes
    • Venomous Snakes (including but not limited to all adders, cobras, coral snakes, mambas, rattlesnakes, and vipers)
  • Amphibians
    • Axolotls
    • Frogs
    • Newts
    • Salamanders
    • Toads
  • Insects & Other Invertebrates
    • African Snails
    • Apple Snails
    • Centipedes & Millipedes
    • Scorpions
    • Spiders (all kinds)

Everyone should follow their local laws as well as Village’s policies. Even if not listed above, if an animal is illegal to own in your area, please do not post it on Village.

While the list above is meant to be thorough, it’s not exhaustive. We reserve the right to remove listings for any animals that we consider inappropriate for Village.

We encourage you to report violations to Village immediately. If you have a question about whether a particular listing may violate this, you can email us at help@village.co

Last Updated: 25st October 2019