7 Life-Improving Benefits of Pet Ownership

Owning a pet costs money and comes with responsibility. But it also contributes to one’s sense of belonging and purpose. Pet ownership can markedly improve quality of life, and some pets even promote better physical health. If you’re trying to decide whether to bring a pet home to your apartment, here are some compelling benefits to consider.
1. Reduce stress and anxiety
When you’re stressed, few things can calm you down like petting, playing, or cuddling with a faithful four-legged friend. This is because playing with pets increases production of the stress-reducing hormone oxytocin and decreases production of cortisol, which contributes to stress. For similar […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|All About Pets|0 Comments

Creative Ways to Hide Your Cat’s Litter Box

If you and your cat live in an apartment, your cat’s got to do his or her business in house. There’s no way around this. But there are several clever you can conceal your kitty’s litter box so it’s not in plain view. Doing so will give your cat privacy, minimize litter-related odors, and improve your apartment’s aesthetic. Here are six creative litter box solutions only you and your cat will be clued in on.
Potted plant litter concealer
Good Pet Stuff Company sells a litter box that comes concealed in a faux clay planter. This attractive planter contains a large-capacity litter box […]

By |August 25th, 2017|All About Pets|0 Comments

AMLI at the Ballpark’s Dog Days of Summer Photo Contest

AMLI MANAGEMENT COMPANY

“Dog Days of Summer” Promotion Official Rules

AMLI Management Company (“AMLI” or “Sponsor”) is the sponsor of the “Dog Days of Summer” promotion which begins at 12 a.m. (CST) on Monday, August 28, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. (CST) on Friday, September 1, 2017 (the “Promotion Period”).

To Enter: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY IN ORDER TO ENTER. You may enter to win the “Dog Days of Summer” promotion by submitting an original photo of your pet as a comment in reply to the Facebook contest post pinned to the top of the AMLI at the Ballpark Facebook page. A description […]

By |August 24th, 2017|All About Pets|0 Comments

Dog-Friendly Bars and Restaurants in Seattle

While it faces tough competition from other pet-loving parts of the country, Seattle is widely considered one of the country’s most pet-friendly cities. Some neighborhoods, including Lake Union, Capitol Hill, and Ballard, are especially amenable to man’s best friend. If you’re looking to spend quality time out and about with your pet in the coming months, keep this list of dog-friendly bars and restaurants in Seattle in mind.
Bad Jimmy’s Brewing Co.
One of many brew houses in the Ballard Brewery District, Bad Jimmy’s has a charming atmosphere made more enjoyable to patrons through its welcoming attitude to dogs. The dog-friendly tasting […]

By |July 12th, 2017|All About Pets, Around the Area|0 Comments

Pros and Cons of Living with Pets in Apartments

Pet ownership is not for every person or every apartment, but all house cats and most dog breeds can get by just fine living the apartment life. Sharing your apartment with a pet can be immensely rewarding. But it also requires time, effort, and money. In this post, we explore the benefits and drawbacks of living with pets in apartments.
Pros

Exercise
Pet ownership, particularly where dogs are concerned, promotes living an active lifestyle. To stay happy and healthy, dogs require exercise. After bringing home a canine companion, you’ll find yourself walking thousands more steps each day. You’ll also get more exercise in your […]

By |December 12th, 2016|All About Pets|0 Comments