20 Fastest-Growing Dog-Friendly Cities in America

BY  ON MAY 12, 2022

A new report from Zillow & Rover says dogs are driving consumers housing decisions. They say that more than 60% of dog owners consider their dog’s happiness and well-being for inspiring them to move. In fact, a slobbering 3/4 of U.S. dog owners reported they’d consider moving to a home that better suits their dog’s needs. Click here to read more.

The report identifies the top 20 fastest growing dog-friendly cities in America. To come up with their list, Rover & Zillow looked at newly registered dog-owner accounts from Rover’s database of millions of pet profiles, together with Zillow page views of pet-friendly single-family home rental listings.  Indeed…

“We saw pandemic pet ownership soar among renters, which has impacted their home preferences,” said Amanda Pendleton, Zillow’s home trends expert. “More renters now report owning at least one pet, compared to 2020. Like recent movers on the whole, they appear to be seeking out more space and relative affordability in places where they can get a fenced backyard or room for a doghouse.”

top dog-friendly cities

Top 20 fastest-growing dog-friendly cities, according to Zillow and Rover:

  1. Antioch, Tennessee
  2. Baltimore, Maryland
  3. Alexandria, Virginia
  4. Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
  5. Kansas City, Kansas
  6. Cumming, Georgia
  7. Bellevue, Washington
  8. Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  9. Palo Alto, California
  10. Charleston, South Carolina
  11. Lee’s Summit, Missouri
  12. Bentonville, Arkansas
  13. Denver, Colorado
  14. Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  15. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  16. Lewisville, Texas
  17. Chicago, Illinois
  18. Rochester, Minnesota
  19. Norman, Oklahoma
  20. Grand Rapids, Michigan

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  • Hamza Ashfaq
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