Keep Your Furry Friend Safe by Pet Proofing Your Kent Apartment

We welcome pets to our community with open arms and we encourage residents to keep their furry friends safe while inside their Signature Pointe apartment. Here are several tips for pet proofing your apartment:

  • catKeep dangerous items out of reach: Chocolate, grapes, medications, cleaners, sharp objects and other items that can pose a threat to animals should be safely kept out of reach and in closed cabinets or closets.
  • Close drawers: A cat or kitten hiding in your drawer may seem cute at the time, but they could wind up trapped inside. Check drawers, the dryer and other confined places periodically, and always leave them closed, especially if your pet is nearby.
  • Put the toilet lid down: Believe it or not, a small dog can actually fall in and drown if you allow him to drink from the toilet. Keep the toilet seat down when the bathroom isn’t in use.

Share other methods of pet proofing your apartment with the Signature Pointe community via our Facebook page. And if you’re looking to relocate to a pet-friendly community in the Kent area, contact Signature Pointe Apartments today!

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Simple Steps for Making Apartment Living With Your Dog a Breeze

Just when you think living at Signature Pointe Apartments couldn’t get any better, you’ve decided to get a furry friend.  We want you and your new pet to get off on the right foot, so we’ve compiled a list of helpful tips for apartment living with a dog.

  • dogMake sure your dog has fresh water available at all times. When it comes to meal time, locate the feeding station away from the rest of the household. Many dogs feel more secure eating by themselves.
  • Keep blinds open when you’re home so they can check out the world around them. This fights boredom, which can result in bad behavior, and allows them to keep up with their canine neighbors.
  • Make walks a priority. While it’s definitely important to walk your dog so he or she can use the bathroom, it’s also important for the sake of regular exercise. Schedule frequent trips to the Morrill Meadows Dog Park so Fido can run off his leash and play with his new buddies.

For more information on how to keep your new dog happy, please drop by the Signature Pointe leasing office today.

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