Pet Policy

The following communities are Pet Friendly:
East Side Estates Town Homes, Fairmont, MN
Fairmont 8-Plex, Fairmont, MN
Winnebago Triplex, Winnebago, MN
The Cottages, Winnebago, MN.

Maximum of 2 pets are allowed at these properties.

Pet Fee & Renters Insurance

$200 Refundable Security/Damage (per pet) will be paid prior to move-in. Additionally, there is a $20/month pet fee (per pet). Renters with pets must carry renter’s insurance.

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Wellness Records

Tenants are required to provide health and wellness records, such as immunization/vaccination records, for any pet.

Pet Exclusion

Due to stipulations in our insurance policy, the following animals are not allowed to be at our properties: Pit Bulls, Staffordshire terriers, Dobermans, Rottweilers, Chows, Great Danes, Perro de Presa Canario, Akitas, Alaskan Malamutes, German shepherds, Siberian Huskies, Wolf Hybrids.

Service/Companion/Emotion Support Animals (ESA)

Permissible with a written order from the tenant’s physician. The pet fee is waived for these animals. Tenants with a pet and/or service/companion/ESA animal must demonstrate they have insurance to cover property damage and/or injury to fellow tenants.

Pet Screening Application


A welcoming environment is paramount to all of our residents. To help ensure ALL of our residents understand our pet and animal-related policies, we use a third-party screening service and require everyone to complete a pet profile, a “no pet” profile, or request accommodation for an assistance animal. This process ensures we have formalized pet and animal-related policy acknowledgments and more accurate records to create greater mutual accountability. If you are unable to complete a profile online and need help please contact your housing provider.

I understand and agree that by applying to lease with this company I will have to complete a pet profile, a “no pet” profile, or request accommodation for an assistance animal.

Please get started by selecting a profile category on our landing page: