Top 10 Best Cities To Have A Dog

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10. Oakland, CA
Oakland is a great place to own a dog. The weather is nice and veterinary care is affordable. Dogs can also can also go for a hike in a Redwood forest. (Source: Chip Chipman/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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9. Minneapolis, MN
There are plenty of fun events in Minneapolis, including Doga (yoga with your dog!) (Source: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
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8. Milwaukee, WI
Although there are not very many off-leash dog parks, the dog parks in Milwaukee are particularly good with hills for dogs to play on. Veterinary costs are low. (Source: Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
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7. St. Louis, MO
St. Louis has plenty of walkable dog parks. Many restaurants and attractions like the St. Louis Walk of Fame, Six Flags and Laumeier Sculpture Park are all dog-friendly. (Source: Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
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6. Seattle, WA
Seattle has it all—11 off-leash dog parks, somewhat affordable veterinary care and a walkable layout. The 350-acre Warren G. Magnuson Park includes an off-leash area, so you and your pooch can play on the shores of Lake Washington. (Source: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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5. Washington, D.C.
Washington is a great place for dogs who love to swim. Owners can take their furry friends to Shirlington Park or Glencarlyn Park. (Source: PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
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4. Miami, FL
Miami has well-priced veterinary care as well as a highly walkable layout, so you can easily fit walking your dog into your schedule, as a car is not necessary for many day-to-day activities in the city. Miami’s Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department has 13 dog-friendly parks, and the Amelia Earheart Bark Park has five acres of walkways, benches and drinking fountains designed specifically for dogs. (Source: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
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3. Las Vegas, NV
Sin City is a great place for dogs, Desert Breeze Dog Park even has specific gated sections so you can let your dog run off-leash in a safe environment. (Source: David McNew/Getty Images)
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2. San Franciso, CA
San Franciso has 27 dog parks and most of them even have breed-specific events, such as Pug Sunday at Alta Plaza Park in Pacific Heights. (Source: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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1. Portland, OR
Portland has 32 off-leash dog parks, which is more than any other city except New York. Portland dog owners have a variety of events that they can attend with their pets, including puppy romps and holiday parties. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
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