I have to move a lot for work, so I'm always renting. Try finding short term leases with three big dogs!
But don't give up hope. There are things you can do. As suggested, seek out listings by owner, rather than management companies. I often take my dogs when I view the property, though not usually the first time. Then, I just have their crates in my truck, and it's a conversation starter. You'd be amazed how many people love a GSD, and when they meet a well behaved one they soften up.
Also as suggested, bring a resume, whatever your dog has to its credit. Mine aren't titled, but they are rescue success stories, and that helps.
But, as was also mentioned, it *really* boils down to money and liability. I never flinch at a pet deposit, even non refundable... And actually my last landlord insisted on refunding it when we left anyway.
My best tip: Shop for renter's insurance that covers GSDs and add a personal liability policy. I have Allstate, and am covered up to $100,000, and that covers dog bites, etc. That really puts a landlord's mind at ease.
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