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Pet Agreement

(Addendum To Rental Agreement)

(Note: This Pet Agreement is attached to and forms legal formation of a Personal Property Rental Agreement between an owner and a tenant.)

AGREEMENT made on [Date] by and between [Name] of [Address], hereinafter referred to as "Owner", and [Name] of [Address], hereinafter referred to as "Tenant", the parties mutually agrees as follows:

Tenant desires to keep a pet named [Name] and described as [Breed of Animal] in the dwelling they occupy under the Rental Agreement referred to above. Because this agreement specifically prohibits keeping pets without the Owner's permission, Tenant agrees to the following terms and conditions in exchange for their permission:

(a) Tenant agrees to keep their pet under control at all times.

(b) Tenant agrees to keep their pet restrained, but not tethered, when it is outside their dwelling.

(c) Tenant agrees to adhere to local ordinances, including leash and licensing requirements.

(d) Tenant agrees not to leave their pet unattended for any unreasonable periods.

(e) Tenant agrees to clean up after their pet and to dispose of their pet's waste properly and quickly.

(f) Tenant agrees not to leave food or water for their pet or any other animal outside their dwelling where it may attract other animals.

(g) Tenant agrees to keep their pet from being unnecessarily noisy or aggressive and causing any annoyance or discomfort to others and will remedy immediately any complaints made through the Owners or Manager.

(h) Tenant agrees to provide their pet with regular health care, to include innoculations as recommended.

(i) Tenant agrees to provide their pet with an identification tag.

(j) Tenant agrees to get rid of their pets offspring within eight weeks of birth.

(k) Tenant agrees to pay immediately for any damage, loss, or expense caused by their pet, and in addition, they will add [$------] to their security and cleaning deposit, any of which may be used for cleaning, repairs or delinquent rent when Tenant vacate. This added deposit, or what remains of it when pet damages have been assessed, will be returned to Tenant within [--] days after they have proved that they no longer keep this pet in their possession.

(l) Tenant agrees that this Agreement applies only to the specific pet described above and that no other pet may be substituted.

(m) Tenant agrees to furnish the Owners with a picture of their pet.

(n) Tenant agrees that the Owners reserve the right to revoke permission to keep the pet should the Tenant break this agreesment.

Entire Agreement. This Agreement including any attachments is the entire agreement between the parties and there are no other promises or conditions in any other written agreement.

This Agreement supersedes any prior oral agreements between the parties.

Agreement Binding. This Agreement shall be binding upon the parties hereto and their respective heirs, administrators, successors, and assigns.

No Assignment. Neither this agreement nor any right or interest thereunder shall be assigned in any respect whatsoever.

Exclusion of Oral Statements. This instrument contains all of the agreements of the parties. No oral or other statements shall be binding on either of the parties hereto.

Applicable Law. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of [State].

Time of The Essence. Time is the essence of this agreement.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this agreement the day and year as first above written at [City], [State].


[Name], Owner


[Name], Tenant

Witnessed by:

This Section for Notary:


STATE OF -------)

) ss: [date]

COUNTY OF ------)

On [Date] before me, [Name of Notary], notary, personally appeared [Name of Person(s) Involved], personally known to me (or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.

Witness my hand and official seal.


[Name of Notary Public]

My commission expires: [date]