According to a recent article in Parents magazine a child who owns a dog is more active that a child who does not. Does this mean that you know have the perfect excuse to get a dog?
If you have been wanting to get a dog anyway and this is just the piece of information that you needed to tip the scale in favor of dog ownership you will probably be glad to hear that there are a growing number of apartments that allow pets!
That’s the good news but… don’t be surprised if you are required to pay a pet fee. According to a survey done by apartments.com 56.9% of pet owners were required to pay a pet deposit and of those requires to pay a deposit 35.6% were requires to pay $200 of more. Another increasing trend is ‘pet rent’ a monthly fee you pay when you have a pet.