you’re looking to get a apartment dog, first you should make sure that your
apartment complex allows dogs. You don’t
want to fall in love with a dog and then find out that your apartment does not
are several dog breeds that are compatible with apartment living, and many that
aren’t. So do some research on different
dog breeds before you bring one home.
best apartment dog for you will largely depend on your lifestyle and the dog’s
your new dog will need to be walked several times a day.
an apartment dog will need a good deal of your attention — especially during
its first year in a new home.
if your dog has a lot of energy (most puppies do), then you will probably need
to go to the dog park a couple of times a week to allow your dog to burn off
some of that energy. (Otherwise, destructive and behavioral problems begin to
Dog Breeds For Your Lifestyle
dog breeds do better when they stay indoors in the air conditioning during the summer
months and out of the cold during the winter months. These dogs have a shorter breathing passage,
and the extreme heat and cold is not good for them.
couple of good indoor dogs that make good apartment dogs are:
you’re looking for a little dog to bring into your apartment. These dogs may have a lot of energy, but they
are small enough to run around your apartment and burn off that energy.
couple of small dogs that make good apartment dogs are:
you might prefer a low-energy dog. These
dogs are satisfied with a daily walk, and they would prefer to sit on the couch
next to you instead of running around the dog park.
couple of low-energy dogs that make good apartment are:
it or not, some big dogs make good apartment dogs. Your best bet is a big dog that also has a
low energy level. That way, all he will
need is a long walk and a play session once or twice a week to keep him happy.
couple of big dogs that make good apartment dogs are:
mixed breed dogs make good apartment dogs, just as long as they have been
properly trained. Try to find your
apartment dog at the animal rescue shelter — where they usually have plenty of mixed
breeds and a few purebred dogs available.
Have A Dog?
you already have a dog and you need to find an apartment, then you will need to
do your homework first to find an apartment that meets the needs of both you
and your dog.
wouldn’t hurt to make a resume for your dog to give to your potential
landlord. It’s best to be upfront with
landlords in order to earn their trust — and acceptance — of you and your dog.