Posts Tagged: apartment pets

Pros and Cons: Pets in an Apartment
Pros and Cons: Pets in an Apartment

Pros and Cons: Pets in an Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In our Pros and Cons series, we weigh the advantages and disadvantages of important decisions that apartment dwellers are making every day. For some people, apartment life might not quite feel complete without a pet. That said, the responsibilities involved in pet ownership can be daunting – and that’s before you factor in the many…
Living with Man’s Best Friend: Best Dog Breeds for An Apartment
Living with Man’s Best Friend: Best Dog Breeds for An Apartment

Living with Man’s Best Friend: Best Dog Breeds for An Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Before you let that cute dog in the pet store window or a shelter steal your heart, make sure you do a little research to find out if your building allows pets and which dog breeds are best suited for your living situation. Many landlords will let you know their pet policy as soon as…
Dealing With a Roommate’s Pet
Dealing With a Roommate’s Pet

Dealing With a Roommate’s Pet

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Pets can be a very divisive subject in new apartments, especially between roommates! On one hand, you now have freedom to take care of an animal in your space. On the other hand, roommates don’t want to be stuck taking care of their roommate’s pet all the time! Here are some tips for handling a…
Thinking of Breaking Your Landlord’s Pet Policy?
Thinking of Breaking Your Landlord’s Pet Policy?

Thinking of Breaking Your Landlord’s Pet Policy?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Is a cute little kitty or puppy on the top of your wish list this year, but you are not sure if your landlord  allows pets?  Are you thinking of sneaking in that little furry friend anyway, and taking your chances?  You may feel it’s a worthwhile gamble, but bringing a pet into your apartment…
Easy and Unique Apartment Pets
Easy and Unique Apartment Pets

Easy and Unique Apartment Pets

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into your first place is a GREAT excuse to get a new pet…but are you really ready? Instead of going for an animal that requires significant time and effort to care for, consider choosing one of these easy, unique apartment pets to fulfill your need for a friend while being fair to both you…
Pet Care While On Vacation
Pet Care While On Vacation

Pet Care While On Vacation

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The holiday season is here! While it means fun, snow, and holiday cheer, it can also mean pretty significant travel as many of us go home to visit with family and friends. For pet owners, one of the biggest perks of the season can quickly become stressful, if pets aren’t allowed at your family’s home…
I Want to Adopt a Pet, But Should I?
I Want to Adopt a Pet, But Should I?

I Want to Adopt a Pet, But Should I?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you are an animal lover like me, you dread every day that you have to live without a pet. Moving away from home meant leaving my dog, my best friend, Charlie. But he is better off where he is, with a big house and his own yard (and our other best friend, dad). My…
Hosting Four-Legged Guests
Hosting Four-Legged Guests

Hosting Four-Legged Guests

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
My roommate/boyfriend Matt and I have two amazing dogs! Having them in our place makes it feel more like home, they are fun to be around, and they ensure that we spend time outside every day walking and playing with them. Well, this weekend, we are also hosting my parents’ two dogs! As you can…
Planning for Pet Care While You Travel
Planning for Pet Care While You Travel

Planning for Pet Care While You Travel

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The holidays are all around us! For many, especially us of the younger generation in new apartments, that means travel back “home” is likely imminent! While the travel itself isn’t bad, and visiting old friends and your family in your hometown is probably the highlight of your year, there’s one potential problem: pets! If you’re…