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Can they stop me from moving in since my dog is on that list?

1 Answers. Asked on Apr 07th, 2017 on Animal Law - Florida
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My location is going to be in Orlando, FL. I am look at apartments to move into. I currently have a Emotional Support Animal. The place that I am looking at has prohibited breeds and my type of dog is on that list. Can they stop me from moving in since my dog is on that list?
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Answered on Apr 07th, 2017 at 10:48 AM

Its possible but a risky porposition for the LL. Equally, if youare showing up with your ESA pitbull and a bogus online rent-a-doc plopping out a letter of need for $500.00 you equally could run into some issues. If you have a legitimnate disability an ESA is not a pet and pet rules dont apply. 

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