76 Dog Friendly Apartments for rent in Groton, CT
Home to the U.S.'s Naval Submarine Base, Groton has the distinction of being the location where the first ever nuclear powered submarine was built. In 1954, First Lady Mamie Eisenhower broke a celebratory bottle of champagne across the sub's bow as it headed towards the Thames River.
What a whale of a tale. Groton is ideally situated midway between the major New England city hubs of Boston and New York. Tucked between the Mystic and Thames Rivers, Groton is home to a variety of industries and educational organizations, including medical supply manufacturing, a U.S. Naval Submarine Base, Electric Boat, the Global Research and Development campus of Pfizer, Inc., the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and The University of Connecticut Marine Sciences Center at Avery Point. When lamps were lit by whale oil and the whaling industry was in its heyday, Groton was an international whaling center. Since the whaling industry is frowned upon, it is now extinct in Groton. In its place are the shopping and tourism industries. If whales are your thing, there are still plenty of stuffed ones to choose from. See more
Finding an apartment in Groton that accepts your pet may not be easy, but it’s very possible. Keep in mind, most of the time you’ll have to pay a premium for bringing your dog along in your new apartment. Some apartments require you to pay monthly pet rent, others will ask for a non-refundable pet fee or a refundable pet deposit.
While landlords and property management companies have varying pet policies, most of them limit the number of dogs you can bring to your apartment and include breed and weight restrictions.
If your pet falls under some of the restrictions outlined in the pet policy, it’s still worth asking the landlord if they can make an exception for your dog. Preparing a pet resume ahead of time could help you build the case for your furry friend. Make sure to include information on behavioral training your dog went through over the years and proof of vaccinations. If you can, include references from your former landlord and/or neighbors.