While there are very few options for a prospective landlord to do a background check on your pet,you can make negotiations easy by putting together a pet resume. Start with the obvious,like listing the pet鈥檚 breed and weight. Go further and include pictures of the pet in nonthreatening situations.
People also ask
How do I convince my Landlord to let me get a dog?
Talking with your landlord could be the best and simplest solution. Your landlord can be open to some dog breeds even if he has a 鈥渘o pet鈥?policy or he might be fine with a dog if other tenants don鈥檛 have a problem with having the animal around. And if he is reluctant to the idea, 鈥減ersuade him otherwise鈥?
Should I hide my new dog from my Landlord?
Renting a place with a 鈥渘o pets鈥?policy can drive you to hide your new dog from your landlord, but that is a bad idea. Sooner or later the truth is bound to be revealed and you can either be evicted, ruin your renter score, and/or pay a large fine. Hiding your dog is stressful, both for you and your dog.
Can I get a dog if my lease says no pets?
Your lease may not state that pets are prohibited, but it may have been implied when you first moved in. Or, your lease may specifically state no pets or no dogs. If this is the case, you likely won’t be able to get a dog until you move elsewhere.
Do landlords want dogs on rental properties?
Property owners have good reasons for not wanting dogs on rental properties. Irresponsible dog owners are notorious for damaging floors, irritating neighbors, having smelly apartments, leaving messes everywhere, and being obnoxious in general about their dogs. From your landlord’s perspective, it may not be worth taking the risk.