If you have the wherewithal, you might try inquiring if a place will take a pet with a deposit. Some "no pets" places/landlords will do that if you strike them as a good prospect.
Originally Posted by wild~hair
Our current landlord (who absolutely ADORES us) is going to include something in our referral letter about the dog. I'll definitely give it a try if I think it's a possibility with a 'no pets' listing. The worst that can happen is they say no. (that's my fake sunflower smile trying to convince myself that it'll all be OK )

I'm 100% happy to pay a pet deposit, but I saw one earlier that was $2000 HAHA

Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.