Posts Tagged: pets and apartments

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…
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…
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…
Furnishing an Apartment That Will be Home to Pets
Furnishing an Apartment That Will be Home to Pets

Furnishing an Apartment That Will be Home to Pets

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Growing up with pets of all kinds taught me that animals often destroy things…expensive things usually. If you are moving into a new apartment with your pet, or you are thinking of adopting a new pet once you are settled in, there are some important things that you need to consider when buying furnishings. Couches and pets…
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…
Having a Pet in an Apartment
Having a Pet in an Apartment

Having a Pet in an Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Many of us can agree that animals are awesome, and having your own space might seem like the perfect opportunity to bring a new critter into your life. If you’ve read some of my earlier posts here on My First Apartment, like 3 Reasons Why I Chose to Live Alone, then you know that I…
Having a Pet in an Apartment
Having a Pet in an Apartment

Having a Pet in an Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
What’s better than having a pet to greet you at the end of the day? Not much. For a serious reality check, read this post from my colleague Alex. A bit negative for my opinion, but go read it and come back to me. Still interested in a furry companion? Awesome. So was I. We decided…
So You Want to Get a Pet? Read This First!
So You Want to Get a Pet? Read This First!

So You Want to Get a Pet? Read This First!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The reasons for getting a pet are plenty obvious. Companionship, for one: a dog that trots next to you on your daily run, a cat that curls up on your lap when you watch your favorite movie. Even a fish or an iguana can have its own subtle charm and personality, as plenty of happy…
Pets and Apartments
Pets and Apartments

Pets and Apartments

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Wouldn’t it be nice to have a dog that wagged its tail and licked your face every time you came home? Or a cat that curled up in your lap whenever you sat down to watch television? Of course it would – it’d be really quite wonderful! But – and of course there’s always a…