Posts Tagged: how to take care of pets

How to Help Your New Cat Adjust to Your Apartment
How to Help Your New Cat Adjust to Your Apartment

How to Help Your New Cat Adjust to Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Even if you’re excited to bring home your newly adopted cat, you might wonder if your apartment is fully ready for your new friend. The good news is that you can take several steps to make sure your apartment is prepared and safe for your cat. Below, find out how to best help your new…
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…
Apartment-Training Your Puppy
Apartment-Training Your Puppy

Apartment-Training Your Puppy

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into your first apartment is a great time to consider owning a pet. There are lots of pros and cons and expenses, explored here and here, but if you’re ready for a puppy, you will have to quickly learn how to apartment-train it and avoid costly messes! As I’ve said before, I love having…
Pets in the Apartment: Bringing Home a New Dog
Pets in the Apartment: Bringing Home a New Dog

Pets in the Apartment: Bringing Home a New Dog

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Are you adding a dog to your family? Are you unsure how to transition your furry friend into apartment life? Let me start by acknowledging that I do not currently have my own dog living in my apartment. However, I have 10 years of experience working in animal shelters, and I am currently a foster…
Pets in Apartment: Bringing Home a New Cat
Pets in Apartment: Bringing Home a New Cat

Pets in Apartment: Bringing Home a New Cat

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I was just barely settled into my first apartment and I found myself already filling out an adoption application for a new cat. Nobody in my family is surprised by this. The fact that I went three months living without a pet is shocking. But how did I manage to give my cat the space…
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…