Top 10 Cities That Love Dogs (Is Yours On This List?)

June 7, 2016

About 44% of US households have a dog. So when you are moving you start thinking about whether or not your new city be dog friendly. Our friends at took a look at which cities love furballs.  Favorable furry factors (say that 5 times fast) included stats on dog ownership, dog parks, pet-friendly restaurants, dog walkers, and pet stores.

Here are the top 10 dog loving cities with the percentage of dog ownership per city. Uhhh...what is happening in Temecula? 

  1. Charleston, SC (68%)
  2. Temecula, Calif. (85%)
  3. Las Vegas (62%)
  4. Scottsdale, Ariz. (69%)
  5. San Diego (63%)
  6. Austin, Texas (61%)
  7. Tampa, Fla. (57%)
  8. Fort Collins, Colo. (54%)
  9. Atlanta (54%)
  10. Seattle (52%)
-Mike Draup

Photo: USA Today