Best Cities Around The World For Man’s Best Friend

Jo Munro

Aug 30, 2020

Celebrating international dog day this week naturally poses the question. What are the best international places to be if you are a gorgeous fur baby?


A global research study conducted by Insurance company Coya reveals the most dog-friendly cities around the world.

Melbournites would not be shocked to find that one of Australia’s most livable cities is ranked 15 in the top 50 best cities for dogs.

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Sydney came in at 34 in the top 50.

Number 1 was San Francisco, USA in the study overall, followed

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by Seattle, USA, and Tel Aviv, Israel, then Prague and Hamburg.

Seattle has the most dogs per capita, with 246.67 pooches per 1,000 inhabitants. With Melbourne scoring 46.22 dogs per 1000 and Sydney 25.06.

To determine the best cities around the world for dogs the study reviewed infrastructure, plentiful parks, pet stores, vets, and dog-friendly establishments such as hotels and restaurants.


These all contribute towards a paw-fect dog experience in a city.


By Jo Munro

Jo Munro is best known as The Savvy Shopaholic with the tag line 'Shop More, Save More'. She is The Carousel's resident shopping expert and a regular TV presenter on Ch9's Today Show and A Current Affair. In Jo's book The Savvy Shopaholic, she shares over 20 years of savvy shopping expertise, business wisdom and channel management with those who want to turn their shopping skills into cash. Much loved for her luxe for less shopping tips and wide-brimming smile, she's always keen to share her passion for shopping and savvy tips to get the most out of your dollar.


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