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In 2019, there are 528 pet friendly assisted living facilities in Alabama. Alabama residents can take advantage of many assisted living facilities that allow pets, cats and dogs. If you live in Alabama and own a pet that you would like to take with you to an assisted living facility in Alabama that accepts pets, look through the complete list of all pet-friendly assisted living communities in Alabama and find one near you.

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Dogs and cats are just as much a part of your family as any other member. Thankfully, some Alabama assisted living homes are pet friendly and can help seniors bring along their pet for the next chapter in life.

Pet Friendly Assisted Living in Alabama - General Amenities

Pet friendly assisted living in Alabama is just like any other type of retirement community with the exception that pets are allowed in the individual rooms. There are exceptions to the rule such as pet’s breed or size restrictions.

However, it does generally provide seniors with the right to have a small dog or cat in their room for company. For those animal lovers that had a dog or cat in a previous home this is considered a necessity for most.

Thankfully assisted living centers in Alabama that allow dogs have become far more accepting of animals over the last decade as more and more families have them as part of their life.

Aside from allowing dogs, cats, and other small animals pet friendly senior homes are just like other types of assisted living centers. They provide the same amenities including housekeeping and meal service, as well as other special accommodations.

Pet Friendly Amenities in Alabama Assisted Living Facilities

Assisted living care in Alabama features communities that allow pets. Senior residents are usually provided with a few basic amenities for their pets.

There is usually some type of outdoor dog park or grassy area to take a pet to get exercise as well as use the restroom. For retirees looking to get their dog even more exercise, they may be able to request that someone else walk the dog if they are unable to do so personally.

Some of the more luxurious pet friendly elderly care homes also do things like offer pet grooming, veterinary clinics, and accessories for your pet.

If you are going away for a day it may be possible to schedule a pet sitting appointment either on-site, or nearby.

Assisted Living with Pets allowed in Alabama - Different Types of Pet Policies

The policies regarding animals in an elderly care environment such as an assisted living center varies depending on the provider. However, there are some common parallels that you notice in every senior living facility.

Assisted living facilities that allow pets have rules to what types of animals are allowed on the grounds. Cats are usually preferred more than dogs because they are quieter and usually cause less damage to the facility.

Dogs are acceptable in fewer assisted living facilities in Alabama, however, that doesn’t mean they are excluded altogether. Smaller and not aggressive types of dogs are often easier to get accepted by senior living facilities.

The biggest drawback with pet friendly communities is that there are extra fees associated with having a pet. Assisted living providers usually charge extra for housing a pet. The price per month, or flat fee can vary dramatically depending on the provider.

It is recommended to check with an assisted living facility regarding their rules for pets before you sign any lease in order to make sure they are accommodating to your needs.

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Assisted living facilities in Alabama that allow pets

The state of Alabama features many senior living facilites that accept pets. Pet friendly assisted living communities, memory care facilities and apartments for seniors located in Alabama provide comfortable and supportive environment for older residents with cats, dogs and other pets. Seniors can find a pet friendly assisted living facility by City, County or even by zip code in Alabama.

How much does assisted living cost in Alabama? Assisted living prices vary from one assisted living community to another and the easiest way to get cost related and other information in regards to the senior facilities that you are considering is by giving us a call. Average monthly cost for assisted living in Alabama was $3,270 in 2018. Many factors affect the monthly or yearly cost of any specific senior living facility, including personalized services designed to fit individual needs of each senior resident.

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