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Smithfield, VA 114 Dog Friendly Apartments for Rent

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Finding an apartment in Smithfield 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... Read Guide >
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City Guide for Smithfield, VA

Smithfield, Virginia, is the "Ham Capital of the World." Early settlers to the town took several preservation techniques, including a few learned from the Native Americans, and developed the dry-cured Smithfield ham, a commodity that would keep for extended periods of time, even with no refrigeration. Up until their defeat in the Revolutionary War, the English monarchy had a standing order for Smithfield hams. That's a really wide delivery area!

Smithfield is a city rich in history, located within the county of Isle of Wight. It is considered a part of the Hampton Roads region of the state. For those of you who are only familiar with the state's beaches, Hampton Roads is essentially Virginia Beach and its surrounding areas. Though the town is only a car ride away from the popular tourist destination, it also boasts some impressive waterfronts of its own. Home to approximately 8,000 residents, Smithfield is a perfect combination of small town living, with historical charm. The locality was discovered by Captain John Smith (remember him from history class), and it is one of the original colonized areas of our great country. Smithfield was even a sight for battles during the Revolutionary War, as well as the Battle of Smithfield during the Civil War. Its close proximity to the James River made it a perfect location for battles by land and sea. To preserve all of this priceless history, the town created a Board of Historic and Architecture Review in 1979. The watchdog organization reviews all proposed building changes occurring inside of the historical district and ensures that you will always be able to experience a unique piece of the American story. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for dog friendly apartments in Smithfield, VA

Finding an apartment in Smithfield 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.