Keeping Your Dogs Happy and Healthy in a Small Apartment
Living with your beloved pooch in a small space can present some challenges, but with these tips you can make the experience positive for both you and your furry best friend!
First, Consider the Breed. Before you commit to a dog, it’s important to first make sure that the breed is a good match for apartment living. High energy herding and hunting dogs that need frequent exercise, or vocal breeds that are likely to howl while you’re away are generally not a great fit. Apartment or condo dwellers will likely be more content with low-maintenance breeds like dachshunds, French bulldogs, or greyhounds, for example. These dogs either have lower energy levels or can meet some of their exercise requirements in a smaller area.
Provide them with Exercise and Socialization Regardless of the breed you choose, it’s important that every dog gets enough exercise and socialization. Long days inside a small space may le