For Pet Lovers: 6 Condo Pet Policies you should Know

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Living in a condominium has become one of the top choices most people have. Who wouldn’t, when you got to live a satisfying lifestyle? Right? Renting or owning a condo unit can be one’s fulfillment of their dreams.  After all, you can definitely enjoy the ammenities that are available for your use. However, for pet lovers, living in a condo might be challenging on their end, since not all condos are pet-friendly.

Generally, condominiums who don’t allow pets in their premises are avoiding unwanted situations that can destroy the condo’s reputation. Well, they have all the rights to implement that kind of policy since they are the ones managing it. Fortunately, you don’t have to worry too much about it since there are condos who allow pets. So, fret not!

Yes, good news as it may seem. However, as a home and pet owner, it is your duty to take responsibility of your pets. Also, there will always be a certain policy when you are living in a pet-friendly condominium. And to give you a short idea about it, below are the common policies most condominiums have.

1. Only certain types of pets are allowed

If you plan on bringing and having pets in your condo unit, you have to make sure that the kind of pet that you are going to have is allowed on the premises. And the most common types of pets allowed in a condominium are aquarium fishes, cats, dogs, caged birds and other small animals such as rabbits and hamsters for as long as they are domesticated.

2. Only specific dog breeds are tolerated

Yes, dogs may be allowed in condos. However, not all dog breeds are permitted and tolerated. If you are planning on having a Pit Bull, German shepherd, Doberman pinscher, and/or any other high-maintenance, active, unsociable or aggressive, then you better think again! The only types of breed that are typically welcome in condominiums are; Pug, Yorkshire terrier, Lhasa Apso, Toy poodle, Bulldog, Shih Tzu. Well, for you to make sure that the kind of breed is allowed or not, it is better for you to ask and verify it with your Property Management Office (PMO).

3. Only up to a certain number of pets are permitted

It is definitely a no-no for you to bring many pets in your condo unit. Remember, you are living in a private property where there are also homeowners who have their own life to live, not a place for any other animals. Generally, pet-friendly condos usually permit homeowners to have at least one pet per unit, while for some; they permit a maximum of two pets. Of course, that exempts the aquarium fishes. Beyond that, you are breaking the condo policies.

4. Your pet must be vaccinated

As a pet owner, you have to know that having and taking good care of your pets can be a high maintenance on your end. One of the policies most condos has when it comes to your pets is to have it vaccinated. Usually, pet owners should have a written certification from a licensed veterinarian concerning the vaccination of their pets and submit it to the PMO. Well, it is a policy that you have to comply to avoid accidents caused by your pets.

5. You must register your pet with the Property Management Office

Generally, when you are a pet owner, you cannot keep a pet in your condo unit without properly informing and getting approval from the condominium management. It is in their policy that you, as a pet owner, are required to register your pet before you can actually bring your pet into your new home. Moreover, this gives the management a way to identify the kind of pet that you have when in case something might happen.

6. Don’t leave your pets unattended

One of the most important rules for you to follow is to not leave your pets unattended. If you are leaving for work or for school, it is your responsibility on how you are going to make it tame even if you are not around. Giving them enough food for the day, or tie them so that they will not break and/or destroy anything inside your home are some of the things that you can do. Moreover, this is also a way not to irritate your neighborhood with your pets.

5 Ways To Take Good Care Of Your Pets While Living In A Condo

Beautiful and playful. These are just some of the characteristics of the pet’s most homeowners love. They can be happy just by spending time and playing with their pets. And some homeowners, if not all would definitely love to live with their pets in an Alveo condo Cebu. They just can’t get over at the cuteness and the blissfulness their pets can give.

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But there are times when our pets can also be one of our liabilities. There are certain condo rules that we must consider and follow when it comes to bringing of pets in the premises. Perhaps, it is just one way to avoid hassle on the part of the other homeowners and the management.

If you are a kind of person who just can’t live without his or her pet, then there might be some considerations for you to have your pet in your house. Now here are some ways on how you can take good care of your pet while living in a condo without any hassle.

1. Know the condo policy

If you are a dog lover and wanted to live with your pet in a condo, make sure that the condo that you chose is a pet friendly condominium since there are some condos who do not allow pets inside their premises.

Know the condo rules regarding bringing pets in your house. You also have to know what are the limitations of your pet and as a pet owner of the condo that you live in. Always be reminded that some condos are strict when it comes to pets, that is why you must also abide their policy for as not to have problems later on.

2. Know what kinds of pets that would agree with your home and lifestyle

As a homeowner, you are responsible for your pet. It is your duty to take good care of it while living in a condo. It is also your responsibility that you know whether your pet can adopt the environment where you live in. If you want to have a dog, make sure that you can pet him when your dog barks noisily for as not to disturb your neighbors.

Also, make sure that you can keep up the balance between your lifestyle and the lifestyle of your pet for as not to make him feel uneasy living with you.

3. Make them feel at home

Before allowing your pet to live with you in the condo, make sure that their place or the place that they are about to stay or sleep is ready. You also have to make sure that thing that are included on your list that you have for your pet is all set. Their beddings, food, bathing supply, medicines for your pet when they are sick and other things that are important to have for your pet.

Make them feel at home. As much as possible, treat them as one of your valued family members. In times when they need, you also have to be there for them for as not to make your pet sick.

4. Safety for your pets

Aside from making them feel at home, it is also a must for them to feel secure inside the premises of the condo. If you think that your pet is so playful that he might hurt his or her self, you have to make them feel secure by letting them be away from the dangerous things inside your house and other things that might jeopardize the safety of your pet. Not just the safety of your pets, but also the safety of your neighbors to avoid any accidents that might occur when we are not careful in taking good care of our pets.

5. Train your pets

Pets can be trained. While living in a condo, you have to train them where to waste, where to go when your pet wants to play with other pets in the premises, when to eat, and other things that your pet must know for you to be hassle free.

When your pet knows how to do things that you taught to him or her, they will immediately do it without you telling them.

These are just some of the tips you can do to take good care of your pets while living in a condo. It is your responsibility on how you can discipline your pets. If you know how, then you would be ok.