A guide to locate a pet-friendly apartment in Los Angeles

If you’re tired of searching for a pet-friendly place in Los Angeles, check out this list of the top pet-friendly options around the city!

Editorial Team

By Editorial Team

two small french bulldogs dogs on lease going for a walk

Finding a place to rent that accepts furry companions can be a struggle. Well, don’t fret! This article provides insight and suggestions for pet-friendly apartments in Los Angeles.

Since the apartment search process takes time, and even more when you have a pet, think of this as a one-stop-shop database.

There’s also Blueground, a real estate tech company providing high quality and extreme comfort. Every apartment comes fully furnished, completely equipped, and move-in ready. After all, hassle-free living is the ultimate goal.

On the company website, it is easy to understand which apartments take pets, so you’ll never have to wonder.

Also, there’s a Guest App available for those who have a booking. This handy tool allows tenants to schedule cleanings, report maintenance issues, and much more.

Regardless of if your pet makes a mess or you are trying to find a great dog park nearby, the app will help. 

Some apartments listed by Blueground are in this article, so take a look. You might end up finding the perfect match for you and your pet today!  


Sway Santa Monica

Neighborhood: Santa Monica

Sway Santa Monica apartments are only a few minutes on foot to Ocean Avenue.

Here, you’ll find wide sidewalks, diverse restaurants, and many shops. It’s a great setting for a walk with your pet.

Not to mention you can hear the sounds of the waves crashing along the shore.

Besides the fantastic location, the building features designer residences and offers a wide array of amenities such as an outdoor movie screen, a salt-water pool, and even a pet washing station.

You can choose from studios, one and two-bedroom apartments as well as multi-level townhomes.

Key features

  • Gourmet kitchens with quartz or granite countertops
  • European-style cabinets
  • Stainless steel Bosch appliances
  • Five-burner gas cooktop
  • A built-in water filtration system
  • Full-size front-loading washer and dryer
  • USB charging stations and MP3 programmable doorbells
  • Marble countertops in bathrooms
  • Soaking tubs and glass-enclosed showers (in select units)
  • Large energy-efficient windows with solar shades
  • Wood plank-style flooring
  • Personal patios and balconies
  • Nine-foot-tall ceilings

Sway Santa Monica building amenities

  • Salt-water pool with LED lighting and underwater speakers
  • Outdoor movie screen
  • BBQ grills and outdoor dining area
  • Clubhouse with private nooks, and a pool table
  • Modern fitness club
  • Community art gallery
  • Resident lounge (with a shuffleboard table and floating boat daybed)
  • Saltwater soaking spa and fireside retreat
  • Outdoor ping-pong table
  • Complimentary WiFi and USB outlets throughout amenity areas
  • Personal onsite storage is available
  • Pet washing station
  • Private underground parking
  • Electric vehicle charging stations


AVA Hollywood

Neighborhood: Melrose

modern living room with lots of natural light, gold and dark wood tones and a round marble coffee table

This one-bedroom pet-friendly apartment is located right off Santa Monica Boulevard.

A frosted sliding glass wall divides your sleeping and living spaces while giving you the option to open up and let your dog run loose when you’re all alone!

Also, for you pet owners, there are about a dozen pet stores within a 10-minute drive of these apartments.

Within a few miles, you can reach numerous pet boarding and doggie daycare centers. It’s definitely one of the best pet-friendly apartments in Los Angeles.

Key features

  • Furnished with designer and custom-made furniture
  • The kitchen includes all cooking and serving utensils
  • Quality 5-star hotel mattresses, linens & towels
  • Wood flooring
  • A wide-screen TV with a WiFi speaker
  • Private balcony
  • In-unit washer & dryer

AVA Hollywood building amenities

  • BBQ grills 
  • LEED Certification (pending)
  • Resort-inspired outdoor lounge areas
  • Gorgeous outdoor pool and cabanas
  • Pet amenities including the WAG Spa and Pet Park
  • 1,500 square foot coworking space
  • Package Receiving
  • Access to the Blueground mobile app


Aliso Apartments

Neighborhood: Downtown L.A. (DTLA)

Constructed in 2018, the Aliso Apartments are a brand-new addition to L.A.’s mid-rise residential offerings. You can choose from studio, one, and two-bedroom apartments as well as lofts.

Situated in the Arts District section of DTLA, this luxurious apartment building serves to inspire its residents.

The rooftop lounge has a firepit and is a stunning amenity that residents can enjoy all year long. This pet-friendly community even has a dog park, so your pet can get exercise and socialize anytime. 

Key features

  • Keyless front door entry
  • USB charging outlets in the bedroom
  • Programmable heating and air conditioning
  • LED lighting
  • Faux wood blinds
  • Ceramic tile or polished concrete bathroom flooring
  • Deep soaker-style bathtubs
  • Glass top electric range
  • Kitchen island with storage
  • Double-pane tinted windows
  • Quartz countertops in the kitchen and bathroom

Aliso building amenities

  • Karaoke room and green screen room to create videos
  • Private screening room and recording studio lounge
  • Control access community
  • Electric car charging stations
  • Rideshare waiting lounge
  • Bike storage
  • Yoga Studio
  • Pet-friendly
  • Dog park with watering station
  • Bocce ball courtyard and game room
  • Private conference and dining room


Domain WeHo

Neighborhood: West Hollywood

outdoor patio common building area with grills

This building is only a few years old and it has a great location on Santa Monica Boulevard.

Domain WeHo features a rooftop lounge that showcases views of the Hollywood Hills. Its outdoor space is inviting and built with the community in mind. One- and two-bedroom apartments here include access to a large swimming pool, spa, outdoor grill, pizza oven, and a cozy seating area.

For pet owners, there is even a grooming area and a nearby park. Poinsettia Recreation Center is a great city park with sports facilities and lots of grassy areas for you and your furry friend to run around.

Key features

  • One and two-bedroom floorplans
  • Quartz countertops and European-style cabinets
  • GE stainless steel appliances
  • Tile backsplash in kitchen
  • Oversized soaking bathtubs
  • Wood plank or concrete-style flooring
  • Roller shades over windows
  • An electronic door lock system

Domain WeHO building amenities

  • Outdoor grill, pizza oven, and communal seating
  • Indoor/outdoor sky lounge featuring a gourmet kitchen
  • Outdoor fire pit with lounge-style seating
  • Fitness center
  • Pet grooming area
  • Secured garage parking
  • Storage lockers and bicycle storage
  • WiFi available throughout 
  • Pet-friendly


Playa Del Oro

Neighborhood: Playa del Rey

This large pet-friendly apartment in Los Angeles is minutes from Playa Vista, the beach, and LAX airport. Additionally, it’s located right next to a pet supply store and is only five miles from the Playa del Rey beach where you can walk your dog and play in the waves.

Playa del Oro outdoor pool

Playa Del Oro has beautifully landscaped gardens, courtyards, and a peaceful fountain. Spend your morning at the resident’s lounge enjoying gourmet coffee or tea. 

To conclude your day, take time to yourself and unwind in the steam rooms and saunas.

Key features

  • Furnished with designer and custom-made furniture
  • The kitchen includes all cooking and serving utensils
  • Quality 5-star hotel mattresses, linen & towels
  • Hardwood flooring
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Gas fireplace in living room
  • Private balcony with garden view
  • A wide-screen TV with a WiFi speaker
  • Nespresso machine
  • In-unit washer & dryer

Playa Del Oro building amenities

  • Two swimming pools and a spa
  • Sauna and steam room
  • Fitness center
  • Coffee Lounge
  • Business centers
  • BBQ grills and fire pit
  • Ground floor retail stores including Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
  • Package concierge (24/7)
  • Controlled access parking
  • Free weekly yoga class
  • Access to the Blueground mobile app
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