Detroit Ranked One Of The Least Pet-Friendly Cities In America

August 17, 2019 - 11:35 am

DETROIT (WWJ) - There is plenty to do in Detroit, but the Motor City might not be the right place to raise your dog.

A new study by personal finance website WalletHub ranked Detroit in the bottom 10 of the 100 Most Pet-Friendly Cities. They looked at 24 benchmarks like vet costs, number of pet businesses, city walkability, and even the cost of monthly dog-insurance premiums.

Fresno, California was ranked the worst city for pet owners, while Scottsdale, Arizona was named the best.

Most Pet-Friendly Cities           
1     Scottsdale, AZ
2     Orlando, FL           
3     Tampa, FL           
4     Austin, TX           
5     Phoenix, AZ           
6     Las Vegas, NV  
7     Atlanta, GA   
8     St. Louis, MO 
9     Seattle, WA
10     Portland, OR

Least Pet-Friendly Cities
91     Detroit, MI
92     Aurora, CO
93     Nashville, TN
94     Newark, NJ
95     Santa Ana, CA
96     Chula Vista, CA
97     Milwaukee, WI
98     Buffalo, NY
99     Laredo, TX
100     Fresno, CA