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Denver, Colorado Springs named among top 25 ‘pet-friendly' cities

Denver, Colorado Springs named among top 25 ‘pet-friendly' cities
Posted at 11:57 AM, Aug 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-07 13:57:03-04

DENVER – Denver and Colorado Springs are among the 25 most pet-friendly big cities in the United States, according to a new report from WalletHub.

Denver was named the 22nd most pet-friendly city in the country on WalletHub’s list while Colorado Springs came in at number 25. Aurora also made the list, coming in at number 65. 

WalletHub looked at a variety of characteristics and statistics to come up with its rankings, including the number of dog parks per capita, veterinarians and pet caretakers per capita, costs of veterinary care, the number of animal shelters and more.

Based on all those criteria, Scottsdale, Arizona came out on top of the list, followed by Orlando and San Diego.

Here are the ten most pet-friendly cities, according to WalletHub:

1.    Scottsdale, AZ
2.    Orlando, FL
3.    San Diego, CA
4.    Austin, TX
5.    Phoenix, AZ
6.    Tampa, FL
7.    Cincinnati, OH
8.    Seattle, WA
9.    Las Vegas, NV
10.    Irvine, CA

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