Boston Terrier
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SLIDESHOW: 6 Apartment-Appropriate Pets

If you long for an animal companion but live in an apartment, don’t despair: you don’t need to own a home with a huge yard to give a pet a good home. All you have to do is select an animal that can live in a small area and won’t damage either your apartment or your relationship with your neighbors. And of course, make sure your lease agreement specifically allows for the type of pet you choose. Consider these apartment-friendly friends:


Remember: before you bring a pet into your home, find out what your landlord’s rules are about animals. And after carefully evaluating what you want and what you can offer a pet, you can be sure to find the right animal friend for you!


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