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Posted: August 08, 2017

What are the most pet-friendly cities in the U.S.?


By Sandra Nortunen, Palm Beach Post

If you’re a proud member of the growing number of households that include four-legged friends, you’ll want to check out this list.

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WalletHub ranked the 100 most populated U.S. cities based on whether they are a pet’s friend or foe. 

Analysts came up with the ranking after looking at about two dozen metrics that focused on three general categories: pet budget, pet health and wellness, and outdoor pet-friendliness.

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The number one spot in the U.S. for pets? Scottsdale, Arizona.

It was followed by Phoenix, Arizona; Tampa; San Diego, California; and Orlando. Austin and Atlanta made the top 10.

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As for where not to bring Fido? Boston, New York City, Honolulu and Baltimore were among the least pet-friendly cities. Ranked dead last was Newark, New Jersey, at 100. 

Read more at WalletHub

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