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Philly's top pet-friendly apartment buildings

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Everyone has their must-have list when it comes to house- and apartment-hunting, whether it's a dishwasher, yard, or a walk-in closet. But another must is making the rounds: A dog-wash room.

Yes, the struggle to find pet-friendly abodes in the city is real. But fortunately, increasingly more developments are keeping furry friends in mind by pampering pets with amenities like dog runs, dog-washing facilities, and more.

We mapped 13 of the apartment buildings that offer the best pet-friendly amenities and/or policies. No doubt one of these will be the purr-fect home for you and your fluff ball.

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1. The Schmidt's Commons

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1001 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19123

2. AQ Rittenhouse

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2021 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

3. Garden Court Plaza

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4701 Pine St
Philadelphia, PA 19143

The historic Garden Court Plaza in West Philly offers studios that start at $885, and one-, two- and three-bedroom flats, which top the price scale at $2,345/month. Cats and dogs are allowed and there is a dog park on the premises.

4. Korman Residential at International City Chalets

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8400 Lindbergh Blvd Ofc 303
Philadelphia, PA 19153
(215) 365-3100
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This suburban-style complex in Southwest Philly has studios that start at $830/month, one-bedrooms that top out at $1,125, and two-bedrooms for $1,380/month. Dogs and cats are allowed, under an 80-pound limit. The Woof Woof Club fenced dog park provides some quality off-leash time, while the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge next door offers longer leashed walks.

5. Rittenhouse Claridge

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201 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

6. Edgewater Apartments

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2323 Race St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 352-4420
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One of our favorite residents enjoying the newly turfed bark park!!! Time to cool off ☀️#phillypets #bozzutosummer #barkpark

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1616 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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8. Alden Park

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5500 Wissahickon Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144

We love our canine companions at Alden Park. Photo of this cutie lounging in the sun by @stephaniebonne

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9. Goldtex

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315 N 12th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

10. Henry on the Park

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7901 Henry Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Henry on the Park in Roxborough is a suburban-style apartment compound with outdoor amenities, like a pool, tennis courts, and a pet play area scattered between several buildings. Studios start at $965/month, and the largest four-bedroom is $2,310. Each of your two pets will add $35/month to the rent, plus a $300 fee. Dog walkers will like the long Wissahickon Valley Park trail heads that begin in the back yard.

11. Falls Bridge

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4328 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19129

The Fall Bridge Lofts apartments in East Falls is still under construction, but about half of the 46 loft units should be available by December. The building boasts river views and it is very close to Kelly Drive and the Schuylkill River Park, for long dog walks. Studios start at $1,300/month, one-bedrooms start at $1,400, and two-bedrooms start at $1,700, and there is a dog-washing facility on site.

12. Dalian on the Park

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500 N 21st St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(267) 281-6250
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The just-opened Dalian on the Park apartment building on the Parkway also boasts a dog-wash room, as well as a roof deck with green space. Both dogs and cats are welcome, though there is a two-pet limit. Plus, a $350 deposit and $50 monthly pet rent.

13. Rittenhouse Hill Apartments

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633 W Rittenhouse St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 253-8300
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All dog breeds and cats are welcome at Rittenhouse Hill. Plus, the building has a "Just 4 Paws" service, which provides in-home care when you're away, as well as retrieval for day care and cat care, a dog-wash room, and a dog run. They'll even train your pups.

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1. The Schmidt's Commons

1001 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123
1001 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19123

2. AQ Rittenhouse

2021 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
2021 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

3. Garden Court Plaza

4701 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19143

The historic Garden Court Plaza in West Philly offers studios that start at $885, and one-, two- and three-bedroom flats, which top the price scale at $2,345/month. Cats and dogs are allowed and there is a dog park on the premises.

4701 Pine St
Philadelphia, PA 19143

4. Korman Residential at International City Chalets

8400 Lindbergh Blvd Ofc 303, Philadelphia, PA 19153

This suburban-style complex in Southwest Philly has studios that start at $830/month, one-bedrooms that top out at $1,125, and two-bedrooms for $1,380/month. Dogs and cats are allowed, under an 80-pound limit. The Woof Woof Club fenced dog park provides some quality off-leash time, while the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge next door offers longer leashed walks.

8400 Lindbergh Blvd Ofc 303
Philadelphia, PA 19153

5. Rittenhouse Claridge

201 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
201 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

6. Edgewater Apartments

2323 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

One of our favorite residents enjoying the newly turfed bark park!!! Time to cool off ☀️#phillypets #bozzutosummer #barkpark

A photo posted by Edgewater Apartments (@edgewaterphilly) on

2323 Race St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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1616 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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1616 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

8. Alden Park

5500 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144

We love our canine companions at Alden Park. Photo of this cutie lounging in the sun by @stephaniebonne

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5500 Wissahickon Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144

9. Goldtex

315 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
315 N 12th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

10. Henry on the Park

7901 Henry Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128

Henry on the Park in Roxborough is a suburban-style apartment compound with outdoor amenities, like a pool, tennis courts, and a pet play area scattered between several buildings. Studios start at $965/month, and the largest four-bedroom is $2,310. Each of your two pets will add $35/month to the rent, plus a $300 fee. Dog walkers will like the long Wissahickon Valley Park trail heads that begin in the back yard.

7901 Henry Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19128

11. Falls Bridge

4328 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19129

The Fall Bridge Lofts apartments in East Falls is still under construction, but about half of the 46 loft units should be available by December. The building boasts river views and it is very close to Kelly Drive and the Schuylkill River Park, for long dog walks. Studios start at $1,300/month, one-bedrooms start at $1,400, and two-bedrooms start at $1,700, and there is a dog-washing facility on site.

4328 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19129

12. Dalian on the Park

500 N 21st St, Philadelphia, PA 19130

The just-opened Dalian on the Park apartment building on the Parkway also boasts a dog-wash room, as well as a roof deck with green space. Both dogs and cats are welcome, though there is a two-pet limit. Plus, a $350 deposit and $50 monthly pet rent.

500 N 21st St
Philadelphia, PA 19130

13. Rittenhouse Hill Apartments

633 W Rittenhouse St, Philadelphia, PA 19144

All dog breeds and cats are welcome at Rittenhouse Hill. Plus, the building has a "Just 4 Paws" service, which provides in-home care when you're away, as well as retrieval for day care and cat care, a dog-wash room, and a dog run. They'll even train your pups.

633 W Rittenhouse St
Philadelphia, PA 19144