Living at our Galatyn Park apartments for rent allows you to live a balanced life as you juggle kids, work, or even school. Adding a pet to the mix might seem like a bit much to add to your already busy day, but did you know that a pet can actually have a positive impact on both your physical and mental health? Living with a cat or dog can make a big difference in your quality of life and not just have an impact on your daily routine. Here are a few examples of great reasons to bring home a new pup or kitten:
Pets can improve your mood: When you come home from a long day of work to your mostly empty apartment, it will be wonderful to see that your four-legged best friend is waiting patiently for you to come home. If you live alone, pets reduce loneliness and can even encourage you to be more social when you’re in public (who doesn’t want to stop to say hi to the cute puppy dog?!).
Easily increase your exercise: If you choose to bring a new puppy or a rescue dog home, you’ll have plenty of excuses to increase your daily exercise. Your new pet will require walks as well as trips outside to relieve themselves allowing you to enjoy more cardio than you may be accustomed to.
Pets can help you relax: Since pets can help improve your mood, they can also help you relax. Once your dog is grown and trained appropriately, you’ll have a semi-set routine that you can follow from exercise times to bedtime. Your pet can even help you feel more secure!
Even the kids can benefit: If you have a family or plan to start one, pets can benefit the child’s health and well-being. Kids will form strong bonds with their pets because pets are trustworthy and non-judgmental. Pets can help children develop emotional and social skills for when they have siblings too.
A pet that allows you to interact, whether a dog or cat, will improve your quality of life. Take your dogs for daily walks around our Galatyn Park apartments or play laser light with your kitten. Our community is pet-friendly and we are eager to welcome you and your four-legged companion home today!