Do you have a dog? If so, then you know that you need to think carefully about where you decide to live. There are a few factors that you need to think about where you decide to make your home. For example, a lot of dogs prefer to live in a place with a backyard instead of being cooped up in an apartment building. At the same time, you also have to think about the city you move to. What is the most dog-friendly city in the United States? Where should you think about living? There are a few cities that should be on your list.
1. Tampa Bay, FL
You definitely need to think about the warm weather of Tampa if you are looking for a beautiful city for you and your dog to call home. Very few apartment buildings in this area charge an extra fee for you to have a dog and the vast majority of them do allow dogs. In addition, you should have an easy time finding dog parks, as many of the apartment buildings have a play area for pets. You can also combine your love of dogs with your love of alcoholic drinks if you check out a few breweries in the area. Sometimes, you don’t even have to keep your dog on a leash. This makes it much easier for you to enjoy the warmer weather.
2. Portland, OR
Another city that you should consider is Portland, in scenic Oregon. When people think about the Pacific Northwest, they usually think about beautiful weather and scenic views. Therefore, it only makes sense that this is going to be a great place for your dog to live as well. Portland is an area that is filled with dog parks scattered throughout the city. In addition, it has one of the highest ratios of dog parks to residents in the country. Many of these parks also allow you to take your dog off of his or her leash. There are lots of restaurants that allow you to bring your dog in as well. Make sure the apartment building doesn’t charge pet rent before you make a decision.
3. Henderson, NV
One of the cities that you need to think about is Henderson, in Nevada. This is a city that is dog-friendly for multiple reasons. First, the city has close to 20 dog parks that are perfect for enjoying the warmer weather. Even though it is true that a lot of apartments in the local area charge a fee for having a pet, the vast majority of them allow dogs. In addition, there are a lot of pet play areas at these apartment buildings, which are great for the health of your dog. There are even pet warming and grooming areas as well. Because the city does not allow dog breed discrimination, this is a great place for you and your dog to set up shop.
4. Nashville, TN
Nashville is mostly known for its love of country music; however, it is also known for its love of dogs. The overwhelming majority of apartment buildings in Nashville allow you to bring a dog into the building. In addition, many of them also have a play area. There is often a dog washing or grooming station at the building as well. If you are looking for a park in the area that will allow you to take your furry friend off of his or her leash, then be sure to check out Centennial Park, which also has a lot of trails and open areas for your dog to run.
5. Charlotte, NC
Another city that you should consider moving to or visiting due to the dog-friendliness is Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlotte is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country and there are lots of open parks in the area for your dog. Charlotte is also not far from Latta Plantation, which will provide you with acres of open space. Charlotte also has lots of apartment buildings that will allow you to bring your dog; however, you do need to make sure that you do not have to pay any pet rent. There are lots of dog parks in the area that allow you to take your dog off of his or her leash.
6. Norfolk, VA
In Virginia, Norfolk is known for its naval attractions; however, this is also a great place for dogs. There are a lot of apartment buildings in the area that will allow you to have a dog and some of them don’t charge you pet rent. You should have plenty of open spaces for your dog to run thanks to the proximity to the beach. Remember to take a look at restaurants in the area as well, as some of them will allow you to bring in your dog.
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