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Pet Friendly Apartments For Rent in Berkeley, CA

Pet Friendly Apartments For Rent in Berkeley, CA

Discover the perfect balance of comfort and pet friendly living at Telegraph Gardens. If you’re seeking pet friendly apartments for rent in Berkeley, CA, your search ends here. Telegraph Gardens welcomes both residents and their furry companions with open arms! They are part of the family, after all.

Proud to be Pet Friendly

Telegraph Gardens proudly offers pet friendly apartments in Berkeley, CA. Our apartments are designed for residents and their pets, creating a home where everyone feels comfortable. From spacious apartment interiors to an unbeatable location near pet friendly hot spots, we’re committed to providing a welcoming haven for you and your pets.


Cat and dog cuddling in owner's lap.


Benefits of Having Pets

Physical Health Benefits

The presence of pets in our lives contributes significantly to our physical well-being. One of the foremost advantages is the boost in physical activity. Dog owners often walk, run, and play with their dogs, which helps them stay active. This increase in physical activity helps maintain a healthy weight and improves heart health.

The joy and activity that pets bring to our daily lives can positively impact blood pressure. Studies have suggested that interacting with pets, particularly dogs, may contribute to lower blood pressure levels. The calming effect of petting a cat or walking a dog can help reduce stress hormones, leading to a healthier heart.

Mental Health Benefits

Beyond the physical advantages, the mental health benefits of having pets are profound. Pets provide emotional support and companionship without judgment, creating a strong bond with their owners. This is particularly beneficial for managing stress, reducing loneliness, and fostering a sense of connection.

The responsibilities that come with pet ownership also play a crucial role in mental health. Caring for a pet introduces structure and routine into daily life, providing a sense of purpose. This routine helps people with mental health challenges by providing stability and motivation for everyday activities.

In a work context, the presence of pets can contribute to increased productivity. Studies have indicated that employees who bring their pets to work experience lower stress levels and improved job satisfaction.

From physical health improvements to enhanced mental well-being, pets contribute to a healthier, happier life. To read more about these excellent benefits, check out these articles:


Two dogs playing in a grassy outdoor dog park.


Berkeley, CA Dog Parks

In the heart of Berkeley, California, Telegraph Gardens is minutes from two popular dog parks. César Chávez Park and Ohlone Park provide great areas for your pets to play, meet other dogs, and enjoy the great outdoors.

Ohlone Dog Park

Ohlone Park, at 1701 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703, is open from 6 am to 10 pm unless stated otherwise. This park offers a great five-block green space near Telegraph Gardens—that’s nearly 10 acres! You and your furry friend will have a blast at this local hot spot. Below is a list of this park’s features:

  • Community Gardens
  • Picnic Area
  • Playgrounds
  • Off-leash Dog Park
  • Restrooms
  • Walking and Biking Trails
  • Grassy Lawn
  • Basketball Court
  • Volleyball Court
  • Soccer Field
  • Softball Field
  • Wheelchair Accessible

César Chávez Park

César Chávez Park, at 11 Spinnaker Way, Berkeley, CA 94710, is also open from 6 am to 10 pm unless stated otherwise. This park, built on a former landfill, provides stunning views of the bay bridges, Alcatraz, and Angel Island.

Keep your eyes on your fur baby in this area, as it is not fenced in and has loads of open space—90 acres, to be exact. This is a beautiful go-to destination for a day of exploring. Below is a list of this park’s features:

  • Picnic Area
  • Unfenced Dog Park
  • Grassy Lawn
  • Waterfront Overlook
  • Off-street Parking
  • Walking and Biking Trails
  • Wheelchair Accessible


Pet Policy

At Telegraph Gardens, we value pets as family and strive to ensure their comfort and inclusion in our community. That’s why we have made our pet policy simple and hassle-free. Our team is here to help ensure your pet’s move-in and stay at Telegraph Gardens is extraordinary.

We want your pets to feel just as at home in Berkeley as you do. Join our community at Telegraph Gardens, where your pets are not just welcome but cherished. Below are commonly asked questions and answers about our Pet Policy! If you still have questions, please contact us to get all the information you need to welcome your pet home.


Q: Are both dogs and cats allowed at Telegraph Gardens?

A: Yes! Both dogs and cats are welcome in our community.


Q: What are your pet restrictions?

A: Telegraph Gardens allows 2 pets maximum per unit. Pit Bull Terriers, Staffordshire Terriers, Rottweilers, German Shepherds, Presa Canarios, Chow Chows, Doberman Pinschers, Akitas, Wolf-Hybrids, Mastiffs, Cane Corsos, Great Danes, Alaskan Malamutes, Siberian Huskies, or any mixes of these dog breeds are restricted. These breed restrictions do not apply to Emotional Support Animals or Service Animals.


Q: How much is the Pet Deposit?

A: Telegraph Gardens is proudly a $0 deposit community, so there is no Pet Deposit! Ask us about participating in our Zero Deposit Program to significantly lower the cost of your move-in.


Q: How much is the Pet Rent each month?

A: Pet Rent is an additional $65 per month per pet.


Q: Does Telegraph Gardens waive pet charges for Emotional Support Animals or Service Animals?

A: Yes! All pet-related charges for your working animals are waived upon confirmation. Emotional Support Animals and Service Animals also bypass breed restrictions. Contact our team today to learn about the required documentation we need to waive your fees.


If you’re looking for a pet friendly home in Berkeley, CA, check out our apartments for rent at Telegraph Gardens. Explore our community through virtual tours or visit us at 3001 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705. If you like what you see, remember that you can always explore our available floor plans and lease online anytime!


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