Pet-Friendly Apartments in Philadelphia – The Purrrfect Rentals for Every Taste and Wallet

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The City of Brotherly Love loves pets too.  Did you know that Philadelphia has more than 30 dog parks as well as a wide range of other attractions for pet owners? In many public places like hotels, parks and even restaurants and bars dogs are welcome to accompany their owners. Finding pet-friendly apartments for rent in Philadelphia is easier than in some larger cities too—there are close to 200 such communities on RentCafe. If you are looking for a new home that has all the culture and sophistication of a big city, but welcomes your four-legged companions too, Philadelphia is a great choice!

Edgewood ManorTioga, rents starting at $650 – Check availability

Are you a student looking for affordable apartments close to public transit, to make commuting to La Salle or Temple easy? If so, Edgewood Manor has the rental you need. You are allowed one pet only but there are minimal pet fees. The units are attractive and, most importantly, affordable for students on a limited budget. With high speed internet and air conditioning you will have everything you need to get your studying done comfortably.

Edgewood Manor

Fountain GardensAcademy Gardens, rents starting at $ 825– Check availability

Walkable neighborhoods and easy access to parks and outdoor activities make this a fantastic location for dog owners. If you fancy no-hassle living in Northeast Philadelphia, Fountain Gardens may just be what you’re looking for. Both dogs and cats are allowed with minimal pet fees, with some dog breed restrictions. These apartment homes feature amenities like energy efficient appliances and a top rated water conservation program, with some utilities included. The hot water is solar heated too!

Fountain Gardens

Lincoln CourtOverbrook, rents starting at $965 – Check availability

If you need a lot of space and love historic charm combined with modern conveniences, Lincoln Court in upscale Overbrook Farms will impress you. Apartments with up to four bedrooms are available, making these apartments perfect for families. You will be close to public transit, shopping, and other activities. Up to two pets are allowed per apartment with minimal pet fees. There are some restrictions regarding large breeds.

Lincoln Court

Sedgwick GardensWest Mount Airy, rents starting at $ 1,000– Check availability

If you love historical homes and the architectural details that make these buildings unique, you will love Sedgwick Gardens. These West Mt. Airy apartments are updated and have all modern conveniences with great historical touches. Cats and small dogs are also allowed, but exotic pets and certain dog breeds are a no-no. The lush gardens and the abundant outdoor space make it especially welcoming for dog owners. There is plenty of access to transit which makes commuting to Center City or other parts of the city easy.

Sedgwick Gardens

2116 ChestnutCenter City West Philadelphia, rents starting at $1,705 – Check availability

If you are looking for a modern urban environment that is also great for your dog, 2116 Chestnut is the apartment community for you. The building offers updated apartments with granite countertops and great amenities. It’s located in Center City just steps from the best that Philly has to offer. It also has an on-site dog run and place for plenty of outdoor activities. Large dogs are also welcome here—you can have up to two dogs with a maximum weight of 80 pounds each. There are a couple of breed restrictions, though. There is a one-time pet fee of $350 and a pet deposit of $35 but no monthly pet rent charge.

2116 Chestnut (1)

If none of the above communities seems to suit you and your pet, keep searching on RentCafe among the hundreds of pet-friendly apartments in Philadelphia.

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