Las Vegas and Henderson love their pets. We pride ourselves in being pet-friendly and tend to treat them like family. In fact, it's an important factor to consider when choosing where to live. So where do we rank among other American cities in this department?
A new report reveals which ones are the best for you and your furbabies.
WalletHub has just revealed their list of the Most Pet-Friendly Cities in the U.S, looking at 100 of the largest cities across 23 key metrics in areas of budget, health and wellness and outdoor pet friendliness. Topping the list as the Most Pet-Friendly City is Scottsdale, Arizona, which scores a 63.48 out of 100, and is number one for pet health and wellness, and six for outdoor pet friendliness, although costs must be high because it lands at 74 in the budget category. San Francisco, California is tops for outdoor pet friendliness, while Raleigh, North Carolina tops the list for budget.
Top Ten Pet-Friendly Cities
- Scottsdale, AZ
- Tampa, FL
- Portland, OR
- St. Louis, MO
- Cincinnati, OH
- St. Petersburg, FL
- Lexington-Fayette, KY
- Las Vegas, NV
- Colorado Springs, CO
- Raleigh, NC
Further down the list, North Las Vegas ranks in the top 20 and Henderson falls further down in the top 50.
As for the least pet-friendly city, Santa Ana, California earns the “honor,” with a score of just 38.85, coming in at 96 for budget, and pretty low on the list for health and wellness outdoor pet friendliness.
Click here to see the full list.