Renting to Pet Owners: Is it Worth it?

Finding the perfect tenant for your rental property isn’t easy. Over 50% of Americans own one or more pets, meaning that property owners must decide on a pet policy. Although most pets don’t cause significant problems or damage to property, it only takes one bad experience to give pet owner tenants a bad reputation.

Are you trying to decide whether renting to pet owners is a good idea? The team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates knows a thing or two about pets and their owners. Let us help you!

Renting to Pet Owners

There are plenty of reasons why renting to pet owners may be in your favor. For starters, allowing pets in your rental property significantly increases the pool of available applicants. Well-trained and well-groomed pets generally have owners who care about their personal environment and maintain their living space. A responsible pet owner also tends to stay home more often, which contributes to increased security in the neighborhood.

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A Cat’s Tale: What Your Cat’s Tail is Telling You

Cats communicate with a complex variety of body language, vocalization, and even scent signals that humans can’t smell. Even with all this communication, cats are an enigma with their seemingly aloof behavior.

But learning some basics about a cat’s mood based on her tail position is relatively easy. And it can really enhance your relationship with your cat once you understand where she’s coming from. We’re looking at what tales your cat’s tail is telling you.

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Dog Toy Safety: Are Indestructible and Stuffed Toys Safe?

For most dogs, toys are not a luxury – they are a necessity. Toys help fight boredom, provide a mental and physical outlet for energy, and keep dogs comforted in new and unfamiliar situations.

Balls, rope toys, and chew toys are popular choices, but many dogs will play with absolutely anything they can get their paws on, including clothing and other non-toy items. Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates wants to shed some light on dog toy safety and give you some tips about how to tell if toys are safe for your best friend.

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