The Laws of Wolfhome
"I accept you into my pack," said The Guardian.
"But here, you are on my lands,
and you will follow my rules."

On Wolfhome, we strive to create a relaxed environment for everyone. Members are strongly encouraged to communicate with each other kindly and respectfully. To ensure that everyone has a great experience, we have established certain rules to abide by when taking part in our community. Even though chat mediators/administrators exist to enforce rules, we believe that members can work out minor issues and inconveniences between themselves through problem-solving and communication. If you would like to know more about the strategies we promote, please visit this link ( When these methods do not work, however, you are encouraged to use the Ignore feature, which will prevent the other member from being visible to you (and vice versa). To learn more about the Ignore feature, please visit this link (

Rules & Terms of Use
It is important to read the rules of Wolfhome in full before registering or participating in the site in any way as ignorance is not an acceptable excuse for any misconduct. When you register for an account on Wolfhome, you agree to adhere to these rules as well as our Terms of Use (, and failure to abide by them may result in a ban from our community. We generally enforce a 3-strike policy for most rule violations: a gentle reminder, an official warning, and then a brief ban. Bans can range from 12 hours to permanent, depending on the severity of the offense and if there have been previous infractions by the same member. If a permanent ban has been issued, your forum account will also be banned. It is important to note that our chat is based in the United States and is therefore subject to US Laws. To read more about our ban policy, please visit this link (

Age Requirement
As of January 1, 2023, Wolfhome is only accessible to users aged 16 and older, making our rating 16+. If you are under 16, please discontinue using this website immediately. By using or attempting to use Wolfhome, you certify that you are at least the minimum age and meet any other eligibility requirements. If you are below the minimum age, your account may be permanently banned without notice regardless of parental consent. Members may return after turning 16 by submitting a Problem Ticket to appeal their ban. When registering for Wolfhome, it is important to provide your actual date of birth. Falsifying your age to be more or less than your genuine age may lead to an account removal or a permanent ban if you refuse to adjust it appropriately or are found entering 18+ rooms. To submit a Problem Ticket, please visit this link (

Account Responsibility
Remember to protect your accounts by keeping your passwords confidential. If another person accesses your account and receives a ban, it will be attributed to your account. This includes allowing others to use your email account(s) to access Wolfhome. We encourage everyone to take extra precautions, like setting a difficult password and using our !lock command.*

 *Typing "!lock" in the chat box prompts the site to lock the chat tab. This requires you to enter your password to unlock and interact on chat again, making it a useful protection tool when stepping away from your computer.

Private Rooms
Anyone entering a private room is subject to the room owner's rules. If you do not agree with the room owner's rules, we encourage you to find another location to visit. Staff members will only intervene and mediate within a private room in cases of personal safety, death, self-harm, suicide, hacking, or virus threats, if a minor has been propositioned, or at the room owner's request. It is important to note that log checks may need to be performed during emergencies. Please note that it is unacceptable to enter or use someone else's private room without their knowledge or consent. Doing so may result in removal from the room and an official warning. We encourage room owners to report such incidents directly to our staff members for proper handling. If you would like to upload your own private room, you may find more information here (

Protecting Minors
Our top priority is to keep minors safe and ensure that all users have a pleasant experience when using our chat. It is crucial to note that adults (age 18+) who interact with underage users (those under 18) are subject to additional expectations. It is not allowed for any adult to expose minors to explicit content or unsafe activities, including NSFW material. Breaking this rule will result in a permanent ban across all Chatlands sites. Any cases of propositioning minors will be reported to the appropriate authorities. Please refer to our Internet Safety Guide here (viewtopic.php?f=93&t=202432). In relation to this, spreading false information or unproven evidence that could harm someone's personal or social relationships will result in a permanent ban. Please see our rule regarding False Reports & Mini-Modding here ( If you need to share confidential information with our staff, please refer to our Problem Ticket system here (

**A Permanent Ban across ALL Chatlands Sites will be placed for any cases of propositioning a minor/a minor propositioning an adult, or adult users exposing minors to explicit content of any kind.

Profile Content
Any rule violations that take place within your chat profile will result in a warning to remove the inappropriate content. If it is not removed within 24 hours, a staff member will forcibly remove it and notify you. If any more inappropriate content is discovered in your profile, you will receive a 12-hour ban on your account in addition to the content being removed. If a username violates these general guidelines, a gentle request to change your username will be sent to you. If you do not change your username by the time of your next login, your account will receive a 12-hour ban. Once your ban has ended, you will be expected to change your username to prevent further bans.

 We do not allow the usage of drug/paraphernalia usernames. If it is found that you have chosen something within that category, you will be promptly asked to change it within 24 hours.
All rules follow the regular ban ladder unless otherwise noted, however, if a situation is deemed serious enough or for repeated violations, bans may skip rungs on the ladder, even after a refresh rate has been reset. To learn more about our policies, please visit this link (

1.) Inappropriate Content
2.) Spam
3.) Disturbing the Peace
4.) Trolling
5.) Harassment
6.) Harassing Staff Members
7.) False Reports & Mini Modding
8.) Mature 18+ Rooms
9.) Multiple Accounts
10.) Safety Threats
11.) Hack & Virus Threats
12.) Propositioning Minors
13.) Art Theft
14.) Scamming

1.) Inappropriate Content (back to top)
As previously stated, Wolfhome is intended for those aged 16 or older, making our rating 16+. Please ensure that your conduct complies with this rating while visiting our community. It is important to remember that Wolfhome is a public chat, and others may converse and conduct themselves differently than you do. We encourage showing tolerance towards others if they are causing you annoyance and have not violated any of our regulations. If you find someone's choice of words or conduct upsetting, we suggest utilizing the Ignore feature.
  • Although we do not have any formal restrictions on swearing, we ask that you please be mindful of the words you use. Disrespectful or unwarranted profanity towards other members may result in a ban placed on your account.

  • Uploaded poses approved for our public 16+ rooms may feature sheaths, but any bulges must be subtle and not sexualized. Anthros may have a smooth and rounded bulge, but no phallic shapes are permitted. Nipples are only allowed on feral artwork or anthros with a flat chest. Female-identifying characters or those with non-flat chests may not possess visible nipples regardless of gender. Our Pose Requirements can be seen here.

  • Discussions of a sexual nature generally deemed as R-rated or Not Safe For Work should be held in a private room or whisper. Sharing shock sites, pornography, pirated software, or other potentially harmful websites, including those that could trigger epilepsy, will result in an immediate and permanent ban from all of Chatlands. For rules regarding our mature 18+ rooms, see here.

  • Wolfhome operates within the United States and complies with all US laws. We allow for discussions relating to controlled substances (such as prescription medications and illegal drugs), but only educationally or constructively. Users under 21 cannot discuss usage of or announce being under the influence of alcohol or drugs, unless for educational or medical reasons. Pressuring others to try substances or glorifying their use is not allowed. See below for examples of acceptable and unacceptable conduct.

  • Acceptable: "I'm gonna go smoke a bowl, brb" or "Oh, I smoke sometimes to help me calm down" 
    Unacceptable: "Oh man, you should try getting high or drunk. It's absolutely amazing." or "You should try this, it's really good and will get you super high"

2.) Spam (back to top)

Sending too many messages in a short period of time (known as spam or flooding) and rapid movement caused by excessive clicking on the screen are not allowed as they can be very annoying to others. It's okay to use capital letters, but please keep in mind that it's considered "yelling" in online language. Spam can come in various forms, such as frequent pose changes, singing lyrics, excessive use of caps, random letters/numbers, and emojis. If staff members determine that your messages and/or actions are excessively inappropriate, you may receive a warning depending on your current ban ladder status. 

If you choose to use the free "!away" feature, please remember that your message should not be too long or intrusive. Using this feature to intentionally disrupt others is considered spamming. When promoting sales using !away, it's important to show consideration for others by using a URL shortener like TinyURL then labeling the link appropriately. For example: Commissions Open - (TinyURL link)

3.) Disturbing the Peace (back to top)
  Disturbing the peace refers to actions that cause emotional distress and upset the community. Depending on the severity of the situation, the behaviors below may lead to a permanent ban.
  • Creating conflicts by deliberately spreading false information or misrepresenting administrative decisions to others.

  • Faking your or someone else's trauma, such as death or an accident.

  • Harmful discussions or content, including rape, self-harm, suicide, hate group propaganda, or extremist speech.

  • Impersonating someone else, regardless of the context.
  • Destructive criticism of any kind, no matter who it is directed towards.
  • The use of public blacklists or any form of Do Not Interact (DNI) lists. We suggest using the Ignore feature if there is a user you no longer wish to interact with.
4.) Trolling (back to top)
We have a strict policy against trolling. Purposeful or excessive harassment, grieving, disruptive or malicious behavior, disturbance of peace, or vulgarity and will result in a permanent ban across all Chatlands sites.

Examples of this type of behavior can include:
  • Purposefully instigating or increasingly aggressive statements.
  • Shamelessly bashing a topic others are in favor of.
  • Deliberately making absurd or outrageous remarks solely to provoke or offend others.
  • Making use of racist or "hate speech" statements solely to elicit reactions.
  • Unwarranted insults or name-calling.
  • Spam-like acts.
5.) Harassment (back to top)
  Harassment is defined as "any persistent, unwelcome behavior that may cause emotional distress." This sort of conduct is unacceptable and will not be tolerated. This includes but is not limited to racism or xenophobia, cursing at others, sexual harassment, stalking, doxing, or begging for money. Further details can be found below:

  • Intentionally irritating, annoying, or tormenting others through personal attacks or criticism. This can include prejudice against another's race (such as using racial slurs), religion or spiritual beliefs, or expressing extremist points of view such as terrorism, xenophobia, and radical political ideologies. Please refrain from forcing your beliefs on others and respect everyone's right to their own opinions and perspectives.
  • Maliciously cursing at or against another member, including using images, emojis, or poses to flip someone off.
  • Sending unsolicited messages of a sexual nature, including the use of sexual innuendos or requests for nude photos/videos/livestreaming sexual acts. Hateful comments based on sex, gender identity, and/or sexual orientation.
  • Stalking members of this community or intentionally sharing or requesting with the intent to share personal information relating to someone's home address, identity, etc. (known as doxing).
  • Targeting someone you suspect has committed art theft. If you are suspicious about someone's work or the use of specific art on Wolfhome, please contact a member of the Art Review Team and allow them to handle the situation.
  • Publicly naming and shaming a member of the community based on who they are, how they act, what they did, etc.
  • Begging or soliciting. Any personal fundraisers must have a corresponding forum topic that is used for updating the community regarding your fundraiser and should be shared via the !away feature or your profile rather than repeatedly posting in chat.

To ensure everyone on Wolfhome has a safe and pleasant chatting experience, the use of certain cultural names may be considered offensive and is therefore not allowed. We welcome everyone, no matter their nationality, occupation, appearance, or gender/orientation, and we ask that everyone respects each other's preferences. If someone requests that you cease using a name/nickname/any other term towards them, including certain pronouns, you are expected to comply. It is important to note that Wolfhome is not responsible for offsite harassment, however, staff will intervene if a situation involves doxing or threats of assault (sexual, physical, or death) made by specific Chatlands members.

6.) Harassing Staff Members (back to top)
  Wolfhome strives to create a mutually respectful environment for everyone, including dedicated volunteer staff. To maintain this atmosphere, it is essential for community members to refrain from actions that may be detrimental to the community, such as:
  • Insulting a staff member or criticizing their job performance.
  • Harassing staff regarding pending poses, rooms, warnings, bans, kicks, or repeatedly asking how to become a staff member.
  • Continuously uploading a room or pose that was rejected without making the necessary corrections. If you need help or have questions about the rejection, please feel free to reach out to an Art Review Team member.
    Although we welcome constructive feedback, we kindly request that you refrain from harassing any of our staff members. They have several duties to fulfill and may sometimes make mistakes. If you are not satisfied with the way a Wolfhome staff member has dealt with a situation or their conduct, please use the Problem Ticket system or get in touch with an Alpha..
7.) False Reports & Mini-Modding (back to top)
  You are encouraged to report suspicious activity but avoid falsely accusing others. Falsely reporting something is a serious matter that may lead to disciplinary action being taken against your account. Please be mindful of this and ensure that you report only truthful and accurate information. In addition, please refrain from taking on the role of a staff member (also known as mini-modding), as this may cause more harm than good. Instead, save logs of a situation and send them to a staff member.
8.) Mature 18+ Rooms (back to top)
Mature 18+ Rooms are for Adults Only. If you are under the age of 18 and are caught changing your account ages to enter these rooms (age boosting), or in any way entering a Mature 18+ Room, whether it be Public or Private you will be Permanently Banned without warning. For further details pertaining to these rooms please see HERE.

Prohibited Content
  • Pornographic videos, artwork, literature, images or themes **Linking to shock sites or porn will result in a Permanent Ban across Chatlands
  • Non-consensual themes and sexual assault themes in writing, artwork, as well as discussions
  • Promoting, describing, and sharing videos/images of self harm & eating disorders
  • Encouraging / Promoting for other users to do drugs & alcohol
  • NSFW real life selfies, videos or anything of the sort
  • Videos containing other explicit content (such as abuse, animal cruelty, pornography, gore, violence)
  • Pirated or otherwise illegal software or websites that harm the viewer's computer
  • Child abuse, pedophilia descriptions and themes in writing, artwork and discussions as well as any explicit online content containing child abuse and pedophilia
  • Describing & discussions of incest
  • Graphic descriptions, depictions of death & dead bodies
  • Discussion, depictions, encouragement, promoting, referencing, artwork, & writings of suicide
  • Themes, depictions & discussions of zoophilia
  • Themes, depictions, & discussions of torture
9.) Multiple Accounts (back to top)
You are allowed to have as many accounts as you wish. Each e-mail can host up to four accounts. However, try not to use multiple accounts in the same room. This is known as "multi-accounting" and is frowned upon because it takes up slots in rooms that other users could use. Multi-accounting is acceptable until the room is more than halfway full or another user has a problem with it. You will then be asked to remove your additional account by an Administrator.
10.) Safety Threats (back to top)
  Safety Threat Rules do not follow the normal Ban Ladder procedure, as ban lengths vary for each safety threat (higher ban lengths may be given if deemed necessary). If a user has made a safety threat or is threatening to harm another user in any way even in a private room, they are still subject to a Reminder/Warning and Bans.

**A Permanent Ban will be placed if the safety threat is deemed serious enough.
Death Threats
Chatlands has zero tolerance for death threats. Talk of killing, how to kill, threatening someone with murder or anything of the sort is not allowed. Death threats made in a joking manner amongst friends, is the only exception to this rule. Keep in mind, if the death threat is deemed too severe / graphic or it's unclear that the threat was made in Role-Play and/or friendly banter, a ban can be placed on your account. Please note that if a Role-Play death threat is deemed too graphic / violent in nature, it will fall under a breach of PG-16 (gore). In regards to private rooms, Administrators will not handle Role-Play death threats unless the user feels that the threat is genuine and they file a report.
Suicide & Self-Harm Threats
As members of a community, we want to look out for one another and be sure that everyone is okay. The Wolfhome Administration does take suicide threats and self-harm threats very seriously, because we want to ensure that our users are safe and have access to help if they need it. Equally, we want to ensure that users who may be triggered are not negatively impacted by this type of talk, which is why we do not allow public discussion of suicide or self-harm threats. Talking about recent self-harm or talk of suicide, either on your behalf or the behalf of someone else on the site, will result in an e-mail being sent with helpful links. This is in order to make sure individuals get the help they need. If talk of suicide or self-harm persists, it will result in warnings or bans being given. The authorities or Internet Service Provider (ISP) may also be contacted if the case is severe.
Rape Threats
We also have zero tolerance for rape threats. Talking of raping, how to rape, or threatening someone with rape is not allowed. This applies to both serious, joking, and role-play contexts.

To further clarify, discussion of current or prior abuse, molestation, eating disorders, violence, etc should not take place on Wolfhome and should be instead taken to a professional or highly trusted adult.
11.) Hack & Virus Threats (back to top)
Threatening to hack or send viruses, or even talking about potentially hacking or sending viruses to another user or website, is not tolerated on this site. We ask that you do not talk about, share tips or tricks, or share links about hacking, sending viruses, or discuss potentially hacking or sending viruses. Even talk of hacking or sending viruses in a joking manner will result in serious action taken, as it is something we must take seriously.

**Hack & virus threats almost always result in an immediate Permanent Ban across Chatlands.
12.) Propositioning Minors (back to top)
  Instances of propositioning minors will be reported to the appropriate Internet Service Provider (ISP) and/or legal authority as possible law enforcement. This also goes for any minor who is caught propositioning an adult. Action will be taken against any minor who does so. This includes but not limited to:

  • Offering minors drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, sex, cybering, yiffing (this includes role-play)

**A Permanent Ban across Chatlands will be placed for any cases of propositioning a minor or a minor propositioning an adult.

PLEASE REMEMBER: The Wolfhome Administration cannot be everywhere at once, so it is up to YOU, as a user, to report any suspicious activity to the Wolfhome Administration Team quickly. We will follow up all allegations as soon as we can, and we will take necessary and appropriate action as required.

As always, WE STRONGLY ADVISE everyone: Do not give out personal contact information such as phone numbers, street address, real life names or the name of your school, any information that helps someone else you met online locate you in real life. No exceptions. Further information can be found here.
13.) Art Theft (back to top)
  Wolfhome has a zero-tolerance policy for art theft which is enforced on both our forum and chat. Art theft refers to the act of taking a piece of artwork, drawing, or photo and wrongfully claiming, selling, or using it as one's own personal work. For further explanation of art theft, please refer to the Wolfhome Art FAQ. For information regarding art theft forum offenses, please visit the Forum Rules #12

Tracing vs. Referencing image guideline gallery
  • Copyright infringement, which is defined as using and falsely claiming ownership of content that you do not own.
  • Using artwork that has been traced or heavily referenced and claiming it as your own work.
  • Selling or trading material that does not belong to you.
  • Using artwork without proper authorization from the original artist, such as not adhering to the artist's request for their work to be kept off of Wolfhome, modifying an image without permission, not properly paying for the artwork before its legal use, or otherwise stealing.

The visual below shows how our ban ladder works when it comes to repeat violations regarding art theft. Please note that longer bans may be imposed if deemed necessary, especially for those with previous offenses.

  • Warning (1st offense) > 3 Day Ban (2nd offense) > 2 Week Ban (3rd offense) > 1 Month Ban (4th offense) > Permanent Ban (5th offense)
14.) Scamming (back to top)
  Scamming is a form of theft and will be treated as such. If it is found that you are scamming by falsely claiming funds are going towards its intended use when they are not; action will be taken against your account which may lead to being permanently removed from the site.
Problem Solving Strategies for Wolfhome (by Underdog)
I want to take a minute to explain how I expect members of Wolfhome to approach problems with another user, whether that other user is a Subordinate, Apprentice, Gamma, Beta or Alpha... The goal is to try and keep the public forums clear of the acrimony that plagued the previous incarnations of Wolfhome. I want to make these suggestions:

1. When you have a problem with some other user, first you need to send a message to that person explaining yourself. Avoid sarcasm or other things that would add more "heat than light". State your case plainly and politely. If someone has done you an injustice, make it clear why you feel that way, but do not make things more complicated by attacking back. Resist the temptation to "tell them off". Try to resolve the problem in a private message.

2. If you are unable to resolve the problem by working directly with the other person, you should escalate it to someone of higher rank. So, for example, if you are a Subordinate and you are having problems with another Subordinate, send a private message to a Gamma about it, or speak with them privately.

3. If escalating to the next level doesn't work, continue to escalate. There's no reason why you have to go through each level, but try to if you can. If all else fails, please do not hesitate to contact me (or another Alpha) directly about problems with an administrator. Be aware that I want to think highly of my team, but that doesn't mean that they are infallible.

4. The main goal is to try to resolve problems without turning it into a public argument. For what it's worth, any time that I see a PUBLIC discussion of some problem that should have been handled in PRIVATE, I tend to be strongly biased against the public debate. So, it serves your purpose to avoid airing "dirty laundry" in public. This means, be discreet and private. PM the Alphas, rather than post a negative topic.

5. If all else fails, and you have moved up the ladder and you decide to take it public, keep in mind that I am not going to cave in to mob rule. I am the Site Owner and what I say is final. I want to keep people happy, but I am going to do what I feel is right, regardless of any public vote.

I believe that the root cause of the collapse of previous incarnations of Wolfhome had to do with arguments on public forums. I do not want to eliminate those, but I want them to be a last resort. Thanks for helping me reach that goal.


Thank you for participating in our site and happy chatting!


Please note that these Rules may be updated as time goes on. All changes will be announced on the Wolfhome Forum under Announcements. By agreeing to abide by these Rules upon Registration, you are responsible for also abiding by any changes made to the Rules. This also includes abiding by the Wolfhome Forum Rules, regarding Rules such as: blacklists, animal transactions and third party selling.

If you are at all confused by these rules, feel free to ask a member of the Administration! Clarification is the best way to avoid issues in the future.

Last updated: June 9th, 2023


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