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Renting with pet birds and fish.

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Every time I see an add the big bold NO PETS flashes up, everyone I know who I mention this too says “oh they mean cats and dogs”, but do they? Does anyone have experience of renting with such pets?

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It will depend on the individual landlord as to how it’s interpreted – as owners of the property they’re entitled to rent it to whoever they wish (while avoiding discrimination laws obviously) so if they deem a bird is a pet but a fish is fine then there’s not much that can be done about it.

With all ‘no pets’ signs it’s always worth asking – some landlords will change their minds if you offer them an extra deposit amount to cover the potential damage.

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