How do I ask my landlord for a pet?
How to ask your landlord for a pet
- Address concerns over property damage. As mentioned above, the landlord’s first priority is to their property and preventing damage.
- Express a willingness to sign a pet agreement, including paying a pet bond. Make it clear that extra bond will cover any damage to the property as a result of your pet.
- Get references.
Do I have to tell my landlord if I get a dog?
A landlord is allowed to ask if you have pets when you move in. They are also allowed to deny your rental application because you have pets. But, after you move in, your landlord cannot evict you just for having a pet, even if your rental agreement has a “no‑pets” clause.
What happens if you don’t tell your landlord about a pet?
Eviction for sneaking a pet
Most landlords are willing to work with their tenants, even if you do break the lease, but some landlords won’t. If you’re caught sneaking in a pet, your landlord may have the right to evict you. If you’re evicted, your landlord may sue you for the remainder of your lease payment.
How do you ask a dog?
Here are some ways to show your folks that you’re ready for a dog.
- Plan out a daily routine.
- Show them how you plan to implement that routine.
- Prove to your parents that you’re responsible.
- Do your research.
- Figure out a way to help with the expenses that come with dog ownership.
- Talk up the pros of owning a dog.