We have a range of measures to promote animal welfare for pets and animals listed on Trade Me.
Trade Me has banned the sale of three breeds of dog which suffer from a condition called BOAS.
1 January 2021
How Trade Me encourages members to ensure their animals are healthy and allows buyers to make informed decisions.
5 February 2021
Trade Me has an Animal Code of Welfare, check it out before buying a pet. MPI also have some tips
19 March 2021
We allow the sale of cat skins and other taxidermy, as long as there is no animal welfare issue.
8 March 2021
The regulations on docking dog tails
Trade Me's approach to animal welfare issues
Animal Traps on Trade Me
You can sell the whitebait you catch on the site! All other foods are subject to food safety regulations
Fishy friends deserve creature comforts, so we don't allow fish tanks that are too small on Trade Me.
12 March 2021