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Renting With Pets

Owning a pet is a big responsibility, but renting with a pet is an even bigger one! If you currently rent and think you might want to adopt a furry friend sometime soon then here are 3 items you should fully understand about apartment living with pets before you commit.

Pet Policy: Moving your pet into your current apartment without informing your landlord can put you in breach of your lease and get you terminated – leaving all deposits behind.  Make sure you lease a pet-friendly apartment and the right way. Apartment communities have to manage their pet population and therefore will outline any limitation to the size, bread or weight of a pet in their policy.

Pet Deposit: When you sign your pet agreement you will probably be asked to pay a pet deposit.  Apartment living with a pet means you are subject to a pet deposit, higher security deposit or even renter’s insurance.

Pet Parenting: You are responsible for the behavior and actions of your pets.  This means you will be required to keep your pet on a leash when required, stay up-to-date on vaccinations, and also clean up after them.


Finding an apartment where you and your pet can call home is not impossible. More and more apartment communities are welcoming pets and our licensed apartment locators help renters find pet-friendly apartments regularly.  If you are looking for a pet-friendly apartment in San Antonio give our experts a call and let us help you find an animal loving community.

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