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Unique Apartment Pets: Fire Bellied Newts

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Pet newts make the perfect apartment pets because they don’t take up a lot of space, they don’t get the apartment damaged or dirty and they require little care. The ideal pet newts for the beginner amphibian owner are Fire Bellied Newts. Fire Bellied Newts 101 With dark brown or black backs and bright reddish […] read more

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Unique Apartment Pets: Frogs

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Many frogs are suited for life as apartment pets because of their small size and relatively simple care. However, interested apartment dwellers must be sure to do a little research to ensure proper care. Selecting a Frog as a Pet Unlike a mammal, frogs don’t tend to feel much attachment to their owners, but there […] read more

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How to Train Your Dog in Your Apartment

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You may be wondering how to train your dog in an apartment. It may not always be easy, but if your start out right with your training, you will have a pet that is easy to be around and enjoyable for many years to come.  Dog-Proofing your Apartment The single most important thing in training […] read more

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Unique Apartment Pets: Chinchillas

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Of all rodents, chinchillas are among the most suited for life as apartment pets. Clean, relatively odor-free, hyperactive and lovers of attention, chinchillas can make excellent pets for apartment dwellers in the right climate. Chinchilla Facts Chinchillas are rodents whose temperaments are friendly and inquisitive, particularly when bred for domestication. Some facts about chinchillas include: […] read more

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Unique Apartment Pets: Ferrets

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Ferrets make excellent apartment pets because of their small size and ability to sleep happily in cages for long periods of time when the apartment dweller is away, but they do require knowledgeable care. While there are some negative myths about ferret ownership, ferrets can make loving pets. Ferret Facts Ferrets aren’t always the most […] read more

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How to Raise a Puppy in a Studio Apartment

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Raising a puppy is never easy, especially if you live in a studio apartment where space is limited. However, if you live in a pet friendly apartment building, and have thus decided to take the plunge and raise a puppy, here are some tips to help you along the way. 1. Housebreak Your Puppy with […] read more

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Unique Apartment Pets: Rats

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Apartment pets ideally won’t take up a lot of space, don’t require a lot of care and are hygienic animals. The pet rat fits this description perfectly. Choosing a Pet Rat Pet rats are different from the common pest or sewer rat and are attractive and cleanly. Rats do best in pairs or small groups […] read more

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Unique Apartment Pets: Mice

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Apartment pets need to be clean pets who take up little room and are simple to take care of. Unlike pest mice, who come into the home uninvited, a pet mouse that is properly cared for is a hygienic, fun pet for the apartment dweller. Choosing Pet Mice Mice actually do best in pairs, although […] read more

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Unique Apartment Pets: Gerbils

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The best apartment pets comfortably fit into a small environment, require little care and make loving pets. A pet gerbil fits the bill perfectly. Choosing Gerbils Gerbils are social creatures, so you should adopt them in pairs. Be sure to pick two gerbils of the same gender, otherwise you’ll find yourself with a frequently pregnant […] read more

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