Most landlords in the State College area simply do not allow pets, rejecting
all pet owners in order to avoid the possibility of pet damage, pet odor, flea
problems and neighbor complaints.
At Park Forest Enterprises, Inc., we understand that there are many good
tenants who happen to have pets. And we encourage the property-owners that
employ us to consider allowing certain pets.
Not all properties on this website allow pets, but many of them do.
Where pets are allowed, the following general pet policies apply. Specific
properties may have additional rules, or restrict that only cats or only dogs be
- Tenants with pets must pay an additional rent of $25 per month,
- Landlord allows a maximum of 2 pets in any residence.
- Only adult dogs older than 1-year (sorry, no puppies!)
- Large breed dogs are not permitted (50 lbs maximum).
- Dogs must be fixed (spayed or neutered), licensed, immunized, supervised
- Tenant must immediately collect and properly dispose of dog feces.
- Indoor cats only: Cats may not roam freely outside.
- Cats must be spayed or neutered, and immunized.
- Cats must use an indoor litter box, which must be kept clean at all
- Goldfish and other small-aquarium fish are permitted, and do not require
special permission or pet fees.
- Birds will be considered on a case by case basis.
- Other mammals and reptiles are NOT permitted including: Ferrets,
rabbits, chinchillas, pot bellied pigs, snakes, lizards, etc.
- Tenant agrees to treat all pets for fleas as preventative maintenance.
- Tenant agrees not leave the property for more than 12 hours without
arranging for alternative care for the pet.
- Tenant agrees make arrangements for pet care when maintenance or other
employees need to enter the premises.
- At the end of the lease, Landlord will professionally exterminate for
fleas, and the cost will be deducted from the Tenant's security deposit.
- Upon vacating the premises, Tenant will thoroughly clean and remove all
- Upon vacating the premises, Tenant will professionally steam clean and
deodorize carpets (receipt required).
- Tenant is responsible for all damage to the leased premises, including
(but not limited to) flooring, carpet, pad, doors, woodwork, and blinds, as
well as for damage to public areas outside the leased premises.
- The monthly pet fee is additional pet rent, and is not escrowed or
otherwise set aside to pay for pet damages.