Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

How to Handle Your Roommate’s Pet

aptsherpa

 · Sep 27, 2016

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If you like animals but aren’t ready for the responsibility of owning your own pet yet, having a pet owner for a roommate can seem like a great deal. You benefit from many of the perks of having a pet with a fraction of the responsibility. Of course, things don’t always go smoothly. Your stuff is just as vulnerable as your roommate’s is to cat scratches and stains from dog urine. If your roommate’s hamster escapes its cage, it becomes your problem as well. When you agree to live with someone who has a pet, it’s best to figure out where to draw the line of responsibility before things go wrong.

For apartment dwellers who own dogs, a bark collar can be used as an aid in reducing nuisance barking. If your dog barks to excess, then weighing the pros and cons of buying a bark collar can help you decide if such a collar is the right choice for altering your dog’s behavior. Bark Collars Control Excessive Barking Many dogs will […]

Staff Writer

 · Apr 13, 2010

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If your dog won’t stop barking (and so, sadly, your neighbors see you as that person with the “annoying barking dog“) it can be very annoying and cause problems for yourself and your neighbors. This article will explore three ways you can quiet your dog, and enjoy some peace and quiet. Classic Obedience Training There […]

Jordan Gaither

 · Dec 11, 2009

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A dog barking at neighbors is a certain community nuisance and may land you in hot water with your landlord. Your best bet is to identify what the issue may be, and apply a quick response for a quick resolution. Why Is Your Dog Barking? All dogs bark as a method of communication, and they do not […]

Staff Writer

 · Dec 3, 2009

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There are few things that can grate the nerves quite like the consistent noise of a neighbor’s barking dog. In an apartment complex, it’s much more of a problem than in other living situations. While it may be tempting to go over to a neighbor and fuss about how the problem is disrupting your life. […]

Staff Writer

 · Dec 2, 2009

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Living in an apartment-sized space with roommates can be stressful of its own accord. While some roommates may be mindful and courteous of your dog, others are less than pleased to be living with a dog. And to have your dog barking at roommates is a situation that can add stress to your relationship with your roommates. […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 30, 2009

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Is your dog whining all day while you are at work? If he does, your neighbors will probably let you know. Not only does constant whining and crying signal that a dog is emotionally distressed, it can also bother your neighbors. There are several ways you can keep your dog happy and quiet while he’s home […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 29, 2009

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Selecting a stop dog barking device can be confusing. There are certain aspects to consider, such as price, effectiveness and whether the treatment is humane. Years ago, dog owners had the option of having their dog’s bark removed, an operation that left the dog without a voice. This is now generally considered to be inhumane, […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 24, 2009

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Almost every place in the United States has some laws about dog barking. Particularly in urban and suburban areas, where dog sounds can be a nuisance to neighbors, many municipalities and local governments have laws on the books to help stop dog barking when it presents a noise pollution issue or interferes with the peace […]

Staff Writer

 · Oct 30, 2009

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You may not think about it until you are impacted by this kind of situation, but dog barking noise law is a big deal in most communities. The unfortunate mix of pet lovers and those who love their peace and quiet will often produce a local controversy over dog noise control. When you’re dealing with […]

Staff Writer

 · Oct 29, 2009

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