Emilio Cogliani

If you have pets and you’ve ever rented a home, it’s likely that you have experienced some sort of discrimination against your furry friends during your search. If you have a pet who also finds him or herself on what is commonly referred to as a “restricted” or “aggressive” breed list, I am certain you have experienced discrimination against your four-legged family member.

It doesn’t matter how impeccable your credit is or that you are a responsible pet parent with a very well-behaved furry family member. Invariably, when you speak with a home owner, property management company or apartment complex rental office when you answer pit bull (or Rottweiler or German Shepard or Chow Chow, or Akita or Doberman or Mastiff or Great Dane, or Alaskan Malamute or Siberian Husky or any mix of thereof) to the “What kind of dog do you have” question you can feel the rejection…

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