Pet Restriction Policy

Pet Restrictions

LRHA Policy

The following animals are not permitted:

  • Any animal whose adult weight will exceed 25 pounds
  • Dogs of the pit bull, rottweiler, chow, or boxer breeds
  • Ferrets or other animals whose natural protective mechanisms pose a risk to small children of serious bites or lacerations
  • Any animal not permitted under state or local law or code

Number of Pets

LRHA Policy

Residents may own a maximum of 1 type of pet only.

  • In the case of fish, residents may keep no more than can be maintained in a safe and healthy manner in a tank holding up to 10 gallons. Such a tank or aquarium will be counted as 1 pet.
  • In the case of birds, a resident may keep a maximum of 2 birds and must be in a cage at all times.

Other Requirements

LRHA Policy
  • Dogs and cats must be spayed or neutered at the time of registration or, in the case of underage animals, within 30 days of the pet reaching 6 months of age. Exceptions may be made upon veterinary certification that subjecting this particular pet to the procedure would be temporarily or permanently medically unsafe or unnecessary.
  • Pets must be licensed in accordance with state or local law. Residents must provide proof of licensing at the time of registration and annually, in conjunction with the resident’s annual

Pet Policy