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UNF apartments can be a fantastic place for you and your beloved pet to live. Many apartments in Jacksonville are pet friendly but it is always important to check with your landlord first to make sure exactly what kind of pets they allow and to figure out if there are any restrictions in place. Usually the restrictions apartments place on the allowance of pets have to do with either the number of pets living with you, or their size and breed. If you're just looking to live with a small pet such as a fish or a bird it's usually never an issue. If you're looking to share your apartment with your dog or cat make sure you're up to date on the restrictions because that's usually where they start. Many communities will have breed restrictions against "bully" breeds of dogs such as PitBulls, Rottweilers, Doberman Pinschers, and German Shepherds. You may also find weight limit restrictions in place such as no pets over 35 lbs. So before moving your pet in make sure that you're completely up to date on all of the pet policies so you don't accidentally end up breaking your lease!
Once you're sure you and your pet are allowed in your UNF apartment it's all about keeping them happy. As a fellow pet owner I know how important it is that we keep our pets happy. After all, pets are family too. Keeping small animals such as fish, birds, or hamsters happy in your apartment is pretty straight forward and you don't have to worry too much about it. Just take care of them as you always have, there shouldn't be any extra steps you need to take to keep these animals happy in an apartment.
When it comes to cats it may require a little extra effort to keep them happy in your apartment especially if they're used to living in a bigger environment like a house. One of the most important keys to keeping your cat happy is to make sure they have sources of entertainment while you're away. Your cat may act like it doesn't care about your comings and goings but they miss us when we're gone and tend to grow bored easily and boredom can easily lead to depression in cats. To avoid this try leaving out some toys for your cat to play with and consider investing in a good quality scratching post. Not only will the scratching post keep them entertained it will keep your furniture and everything else in your apartment from being all scratched up. The same goes for dogs, when you're gone keep a bin of toys out for them to play with so they can keep entertained. Other than that, make sure they are well exercised every day. Consider taking them on walks and runs and on many visits to the local dog park.
You and your pets can live a long and happy life in apartments near UNF. With just a little bit of effort you can transform your apartment into the perfect place for you and your pets to grow and thrive together.