Let`s say the default setting in your rental agreement is a no-pet policy. The rule of thumb is that you get a yes from your landlord before you say yes to a soft, fluffy kitten or puppy. Step 3 – Enter the number and type of pets the tenant may have. Next, write down the number of books a pet can weigh. If the landlord wishes to collect a fee or deposit in relation to the tenant who owns pets, he must enter the dollar amount of this tax/deposit and indicate whether it is refundable or not. A landlord has the right to say no to pets, but there are several reasons why a landlord wants to say yes. If you want to adopt an animal in distress, some shelters need a pet supplement or a written letter from your landlord to prove that you have the right to adopt an animal or bring it home. Check out the Humane Society and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) for resources and tips for pet owners who rent….