Why dont you allow the buying and selling of pets?

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Hi there! There are a couple different reasons why we don't allow pets. The main one being that each state has different laws regarding selling animals. In some states, you need proper licenses to sell animals. There wouldn't be a way for us to check and see if each person selling animals is in accordance with their state's laws, so we have made the decision to not allow this type of post. 

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Hi there! There are a couple different reasons why we don't allow pets. The main one being that each state has different laws regarding selling animals. In some states, you need proper licenses to sell animals. There wouldn't be a way for us to check and see if each person selling animals is in accordance with their state's laws, so we have made the decision to not allow this type of post. 

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Can I still sell the Aquarium if I rehome the Oscar fish which in Washington there is no law against selling a freaking fish
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What about if we sell only in the state we are in?
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Hi there @Junbug34 and @Checkthat!

Even if reselling animals is legal in your state, we do not allow for them to be posted on OfferUp. Even posting fish can lead to an account closure, so it's best to completely avoid posting any animals Smiley Happy

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But if fish are aquarium fish salt or fresh..... Fish posts are getting deleted and CORAL ROCKS ARE NOT( they are aquarium animals)
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What if the animal is free? Can a person post a free pet?