Best Cities For Dogs 2024

San Francisco, known for its temperate climate and iconic hills, ranks first on our list of the greatest cities for dogs. All residents (100%) can walk to a park in 10 minutes or less, and there are 4.2 dog parks per 100,000 residents.

San Francisco

Henderson has 19 dog parks where dog owners may relax and enjoy the sunshine. Renters should have little trouble locating an apartment that permits pets.

Henderson, Nevada

In Denver, more than seventy-nine percent (79%) of apartments welcome pets. When you're not hiking across the Rocky Mountains, you might enjoy a leisurely stroll through a nearby park.


Dog enthusiasts should have no trouble finding suitable accommodations in Duke City. Seventy-one percent of flats allow dogs.

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Portland is an excellent spot for dogs to mingle. That's because Portland boasts one of the most dog parks per 100,000 people (5.79) of the cities we looked at.

Portland, Oregon

Aurora is ideal for those looking for pet-friendly apartments. Pets are allowed in 83% of rental units, with some units featuring a pet play space (17%) or a pet grooming/washing station (8%). 

Aurora, Colorado

Sactown is an excellent location for apartment hunters with canine roommates. Sixty-four percent of apartments accept pets, but only 37% charge pet rent, which averages $31 per month. 

Sacramento, California

The Badger State's capitol is an excellent spot to bring a pet. Ninety-five percent of Madison inhabitants can walk to a park in ten minutes, and there are 4.15 dog parks for every 100,000 residents. 

Madison, Wisconsin

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