If you are living in a pet friendly building and are looking to add a furry friend to live with you, the size will matter. Consider whether you would prefer a pet you can curl up or prefer to watch at a distance. Always make sure to do your research but here is a helpful guide to help determine if your new friend will be happy, and most of these can easily be adopted at your local shelter!
Rabbits: Size and behavior make rabbits the perfect pet for an apartment. They are happy to roam around or being in a cage and they are furry and love to be snuggled.
Fish: Fish make for a perfect pet as they are easy to take care of and do not require much space. They are beautiful to observe just make sure you clean the tank consistently.
Turtle and Reptiles: They are playful; you can interact with them but they are independent.
Cats: Cats make for a perfect apartment pet. No need to be walked, they groom themselves and sleep for over 14 hours each day.
Birds: They can live happily in small spaces, make for a great companion and serenade you with music.
Dogs: There are many great dog breeds who enjoy smaller spaces but make sure to consider the size, energy levels and noisiness.
Guinea Pigs: They have a friendly and playful personality making for a perfect pet in a small space. They are also a very affordable pet to maintain.