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Which pets are fine to have without permission

For some kinds of pets you won’t need our permission but for others you will.

If you are thinking about getting a small animal like a hamster, guinea pig, rabbit or mouse you don’t normally need our permission.

An illustration of a pet carry case

For other pets

It depends on a number of factors, including the type of home you have with us, your tenancy agreement, and the type of animal it is. You may also want to learn more about the type of pet you are considering so you know the level of commitment – the RSPCA website has load of advice on many different types of pets which may help you decide if a pet is right for you.

It is really important that you get in touch if you are thinking about getting a dog, cat, or exotic pet

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