Do you live in a city and are you considering adding a furry companion to your life? Or, if you already have a pet, do you know how to make cohabitation more harmonious? Part of becoming a responsible pet owner is choosing a pet that's the right fit and adapting your lifestyle to your pets' needs. After all, the things you love about the city—the people, culture, noise and excitement—may leave very different impressions on your pets. In the GOOD Guide to Smart Living with City Pets, we offer fun and savvy ways you can keep dogs and cats happy, healthy and balanced.
From pet training and home design tips to proper dog park etiquette, we cover both the basics and intricacies of pet ownership. After all, a well-adjusted pet can play a key part in enriching your life in your community.
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How City Dwellers and Dogs Can Find the Perfect Fit
Ask yourself these five questions to find the best dog breed match for your lifestyle.
How to Adjust Your Dog to City Life
Make sure your dog loves the city life as much as you do with these helpful tips from behavior pros.
Learn Dog Park Etiquette 101
Before you head to the dog park, remember the finer points of dog park etiquette for a fun and safe time.
How Your Pet Can Lend a Helping Paw to Others
Your dog brings you happiness and you can learn how your pet can brighten the day of others, too.
Interior Design That Improves Well-Being for You and Your Pet
Learn how adjusting your lifestyle to fit your pets can make cohabitation harmonious.