This may or may not come as a surprise but it turns out that Seattle is one of the most dog-friendly cities in the US. And honestly, it makes a lot of sense after all this city has so much outdoor space. Not to mention, a lot of pooches were adopted during the pandemic. So we’d definitely agree with this ranking.

Although that being said, Seattle is sitting at number 19 so we have some work to do. But according to a study by SmartAsset, we have 1.9 dog parks per 100,000 residents and 351 dog-friendly restaurants. And that’s not too bad if you ask us.

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If you’re wondering, the other factors included average annual days of precipitation, median home value, walk score, and the concentration of pet stores and veterinary offices. So out of the US’s 100 largest cities were sitting pretty well.

If you’d like to see more data from the study you can click here. And we hope you and your four-legged friends get some joy from this. But if you’ve been wanting to get a pup, take this as a sign it’s time.JTNDZGl2JTIwaWQlM0QlMjJtb2JpbGUtYWQtb25seSUyMiUzRSUwQSUzQyUyMS0tJTIwU2VhdHRsZSUyMC0lMjBNb2JpbGUlMjAtLSUzRSUwQSUzQ2lucyUyMGNsYXNzJTNEJTIyYWRzYnlnb29nbGUlMjIlMEElMjAlMjAlMjAlMjAlMjBzdHlsZSUzRCUyMmRpc3BsYXklM0FibG9jayUzQndpZHRoJTNBMzIwcHglM0JoZWlnaHQlM0E1MHB4JTNCJTIyJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwZGF0YS1hZC1jbGllbnQlM0QlMjJjYS1wdWItNTUyMTg1Njk1NTQ5NzQ1NiUyMiUwQSUyMCUyMCUyMCUyMCUyMGRhdGEtYWQtc2xvdCUzRCUyMjE2MjcxNzI5NDclMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZpbnMlM0UlMEElM0MlMkZkaXYlM0U=