Sharing your home with a dog can be difficult when you’re living in a small space. Here are some tips to help you share your apartment with a dog without losing your mind.
Best Dog Breeds for Apartments:
Be sure to check with your building owner to make sure you’re following all rules related to pets in your apartment building. If you’re looking to get a new dog, small to medium sized dogs are best for most apartment dwellers, simply because space is limited. You’ll also need to consider the dog’s personality and exercise needs since there won’t be a lot of space to run in an apartment. Also, be sure to ask if there are any breed restrictions in your building before choosing a new pup. These dog breeds generally make decent apartment mates:
You may want to consider taking your dog to a trainer to limit or stop issues such as barking, chewing, and marking to make apartment living with a dog easier. Any dog can be a good apartment mate with the right training. Two highly recommended trainers in the area are Cheryl Kocher with Raise the Bar Dog Training (513-227-2235) and Brian Wieland with Vacay 9 (513-306-8193).
Our tips for apartment dwellers is this: feed your dog bioavailable raw food. Your dog will be healthier and there’s less poop to scoop when you feed a natural, filler-free dog food. Stop in EarthWise Pet Supply / Liberty to check out options.
Wondering which dog breed is best for you? Check out this quiz from DogTime with URL below. It will help you narrow down your choices before you head out to the local shelter.
My dogs have given me an entirely new spiritual perspective on life. I now have a genuine understanding of unconditional love and provision.