Mountains of Western North Carolina

Pet Registration

If you live in a Pet Friendly Holton Mountain Rentals (HMR) dwelling unit and wish to add a pet to your Lease Contract, you must complete the Pet Registration Form below. You must complete a separate form for each pet you wish to register, up to the maximum number of pets allowed in your dwelling unit. See the Pet Rules & Regulations below for details. Upon submission of this Pet Registration Form, HMR will review your completed form. Once HMR approves the pet(s), a Pet Addendum will be created for each pet and must be signed by all parties to the Lease Contract. When the Pet Addendum is created, the $300 Non-refundable Pet Fee per registered pet will be charged to your account. When your Lease Contract starts, in addition to your normal monthly rent you will be responsible for paying an additional $30.00 per month rent, per allowed pet. HMR reserves the right to refuse any pet at HMR’s discretion. The Pet Addendum must be fully executed prior to the pet entering the dwelling unit. If a pet enters the dwelling unit prior to the pet addendum being fully executed for the pet, it will be considered illegal and Tenant(s) will be subject to paying an extra rent of $200 per pet, per day or partial day an animal(s) or pet(s) is in or about the dwelling unit or premises as stated in the Lease Contract clause “Pets” (Lease Contract, Article I, Section 3.6).

Renewing HMR Tenants:

If you are renewing your lease contract with HMR and you have already paid the $300 Non-refundable pet fee for your pet(s), you need to complete the online pet registration and sign a new Pet Addendum per pet but HMR will not add the $300 Non-refundable Pet Fee per pet to your account.

Owner's Information:

Pet Information:

Vet Records including: Breed, Age & Weight; Proof of Spay/Neuter; Vaccination Records
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      Pet Rules and Regulations:

      Holton Mountain Rentals (HMR) hopes your tenancy will be an enjoyable and a pleasant experience for you, your pet and your neighbors. To insure this for all tenants, you must read and abide by the following Pet Rules and Regulations.

      1. PET REQUIREMENTS: Pets must be at least One (1) year old when pet moves into dwelling unit, weigh 45 lbs or less, full grown and be a non-aggressive breed (including mixed breeds). All animals and/or pets must be housebroken unless it is the type of pet that is kept in cage. Landlord reserves the right to require a veterinarian’s proof of a pet’s age at Tenant’s expense.

      2. PROHIBITED BREEDS: Akita, Alaskan Malamutes, Chow, Doberman Pinscher, German Shepherd, Husky, Pit Bull, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Rottweiler, Staffordshire Terrier, Wolf-hybrids. If the dog being registered is a prohibited breed, mixed with/ or appears to be mixed with one of the prohibited breeds listed above it will be denied. HMR reserves the right to refuse any pet at our discretion.

      3. MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PETS: No more than 1 pet in a pet friendly Apartment, no more than 2 pets in a pet friendly Duplex or House. If Tenant should decide to get another pet, Tenant must first check with Landlord’s office. There must be a separate written Pet Addendum for each pet.

      4. PET RECORDS: Tenant must provide proof from a veterinarian that your pet has had all appropriate shots and vaccinations required by law and is on flea & tick treatment.

      5. AGGRESSIVE PETS: No breed of dog or other animal that has or tends to have vicious tendencies is allowed in, or on, or about the dwelling unit or premises at any time. If your pet should become aggressive toward other animals or people you will be asked to remove pet from the premises and grounds immediately!

      6. NUISANCE PET: It is also understood that any animal and/or pet must not become a nuisance to the neighbors or other parties. Barking dogs must be kept under control so as to minimize or eliminate the barking. Excessive barking could require a remedy such as using a bark collar on the pet. Talking or noisy birds are not to be allowed to become a nuisance. Animals and/or pets are not to be tied-up, chained, or left unattended on the exterior of the dwelling unit or building including decks, porches, patios and on the premises.

      7. SUPERVISION OF PET: Dogs are not to run loose! Tenant agrees to restrain any animal and/or pet that Tenant has at all times when it is on property of Landlord and outside of dwelling unit. Animal and/or pet is to be restrained in an animal carrier or by a leash, harness or other similar device not to exceed six feet in length (contact Landlord about an optional restraint method if Tenant qualifies for an exception to the restraint policy due to a physical difficulty or inability). Tenant agrees that any animal and/or pet is required to be under constant supervision when outside. If an animal and/or pet is running loose, Tenant is in violation of this Pet Addendum to Tenant’s Lease Contract. Exclusive to certain properties that Landlord advertises as animal and/or pet friendly, Landlord may have additional restraint options due to other factors such as fencing etc. If different restraint option is available for dwelling unit and property that Tenant is renting, then Tenant must request it and get Landlord’s permission in writing to use it.

      8. CLEANING UP AFTER PETS: For health, odor control and safety purposes all pet owners must clean up after their pets. Tenant is responsible for making sure their animal and/or pet does not urinate, defecate in/on dwelling unit, hallways, staircases, decks, walkways, balconies, sidewalks, parking lots, plants, trees, or in mulched landscape areas of dwelling unit, building, complex and property where Tenant lives.Tenant is responsible for cleaning any pet feces or urine caused by their animal and/or pet off of any hard surfaces with water and scrub brush if necessary and disposing of properly. Tenant is also responsible for cleaning and picking up their animal’s and/or pet’s feces on a timely basis which includes dog feces after each occurrence. The feces are to be put in a plastic bag, tightly tied off and properly disposed of by placing them in the dumpster or exterior trash can. Tenant will be assessed a cleanup fee for removal of animal and/or pet feces that Tenant does not cleanup properly. Tenant will be charged a minimum of $45.00 per hour, prorated for partial hours, with a minimum charge of $30.00 per time, if Landlord has to have animal and/or pet feces cleaned up because Tenant didn’t. Any inside litter boxes must be emptied on a regular basis, placed in a plastic bag, tied off tightly and put in a dumpster or exterior trashcan to prevent odor and insects in the dwelling unit.

      9. DAMAGES & LIABILITY: Tenant agrees to reimburse Landlord for any primary or secondary damages caused by the keeping of an animal and/or pet whether the damage is to the dwelling unit or to any common areas or grounds used in conjunction with them, and to indemnify Landlord from any liability to third parties and to hold Landlord harmless from any liability which may result from Tenant’s keeping of such animal and/or pet. Tenant also understands Tenant is financially responsible and legally liable for any and all actions of any animal and/or pet including service animals that Tenant has. Landlord recommends that Tenant consider getting insurance that covers any such possibilities.

      A. Examples of Damage: When a pet lives in a dwelling unit, they can cause significant damage to the flooring, sub-flooring, walls, doors, molding, ext. Some examples of damage pets can leave are: an odor in the carpet that cannot be removed without replacing the carpet and sealing the sub-floor, clawing a hole in the carpet or chewing or clawing on the door/window, frame and/or moldings. If this happens, Tenant is responsible for the cost of replacing the carpet and padding in the dwelling unit where damaged, plus the cost of repairing and replacing anything else damaged by the pet such as the replacement of floorboards and door facings. Tenant understands that any such damages can be deducted from the security deposit for Tenant’s Lease Contract for the dwelling unit Tenant is leasing and Tenant is responsible for paying Landlord for any damages in excess of the security deposit on a timely basis.


      Tenant agrees to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Pet Addendum including these Pet Rules and Regulations that are part of this Pet Addendum and the “Pets” (R&R, Article II, Section 57) of Lease Contract.

      HMR wants all Tenants to enjoy living in their dwelling unit and to get along with their neighbors. If you or your neighbor has a problem with the behavior of a neighbor’s pet, please call our office. We can only try to help if we have been informed of the problem. We welcome your call and will keep calls confidential when possible.


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