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Pet Friendly Communities

Pets add comfort, joy, companionship, and fun to our lives and enrich our everyday with unconditional love and loyalty. We at Cypress Creek Village and Winter Haven Oaks understand the importance of your furry loved ones and welcome them into our communities! When beginning your retirement search and selecting a 55+ community, it is essential to do your research and learn whether or not your loved one can call the community home.


We asked our residents to share photos and videos of their pets, and they delivered! Check out the above video to see what life can be like with your furry buddies!


Our communities are a popular retirement spot in Winter Haven, FL, primarily due to its fantastic location and Central Florida weather. Besides the apparent benefits of glorious weather day in and day out, a great perk for you and your buddy is that you will find numerous pet-friendly establishments in this city that offer outdoor seating! Whether you and your furry friend decide to stay in the community or hit the town, you are sure to enjoy a laid-back lifestyle in the Florida sun!


Both Cypress Creek Village and Winter Haven Oaks are less than 10 minutes away from quality veterinarians, groomers, and dog parks. An active lifestyle, beautiful scenery, and friendly neighbors await you in these beautiful communities! Please view some of our happy residents in the above video and contact us for details on starting your Florida retirement at Cypress Creek Village or Winter Haven Oaks!


Pet Policy FAQ’s

How many pets can I own? 

Up to two domestic pets are allowed per household.


Are there sizes and breed restrictions?

Yes. We welcome small to mid-size dogs, cats, and birds. However, we are breed-conscious, and some communities have weight restrictions. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for details. 866-370-1581 or email


Leash Laws?

Polk County Ordinance states that leashes are required in any public/private street, sidewalk, or park. Dogs must remain leashed when outside the home within the community.

*All pets must be current on vaccines and wear all required tags and identification per state and local laws.