Traveling can be very stressful, and if you’re traveling with your furry friends it can be even more stressful, whether you’re traveling for work, vacation, or just moving from city to city, there are things that are beyond your control, however it is always good to have more information about your next destination.
So here are the ten most dog-friendly cities around the world, according to Reference kennelsincluding different factors such as pet-friendly restaurants, weather, veterinarians, parks, pet stores, public transportation, dog walkers, and groomers.
London ranks first among the most dog-friendly cities in the world, leading with 834 dog walking services, 163 parks, 240 pet stores, 92 paw-friendly rentals and 71 dog-friendly restaurants.
New York follows with a second place, offering 423 dog walking services, 94 parks, 116 dog-friendly rentals “and the most paw-friendly restaurants in the world, at 548.”
Top 10 of the most dog-friendly cities in this world ranking:
1 – London, United Kingdom
2 – New York, United States
3 – Toronto, Canada
4 – Melbourne, Australia
5 – Berlin, Germany
6 – Madrid, Spain
7 – Paris, France
8 – Tokyo, Japan
9 – Washington D.C., United States
10 – Barcelona, Spain
Madrid is at number 6, with an average daytime temperature of around 20.5°C, and a big advantage when it comes to public transport, as dogs are allowed to travel on public transport.
Washington DC came ninth on the list, also allowing dogs on public transportation. The popular city has 40 parks and 384 dog-friendly restaurants. And with New York on the list, the study found that the United States is home to the most dog-friendly cities.