Pet owners beware: New York is one of the worst cities for furry friends Factors like home square footage make NYC one of the worst overall cities for pets

New York is one of the worst cities to be a pet owner or a pet for that matter. (Max Pixel, behind / Milton Glaser / Marvel Comics)

Our lifelong companions, the furry friends many of us share our lives, homes and even beds with, are the best part of a thriving industry that s worth almost $70 billion in the U.S. In 2017, it s estimated U.S. pet owners will spend about $30 billion on food alone, according to the National Pet Owners Survey.

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et owner or a pet for that matter. On WalletHub s ranking, the Big Apple came in 97 out of 100 cities. The rankings were determined by factors such as home square footage, access to a yard 爱上海同城

or park within walking distance, and average vet bill prices.

New York filled out the bottom five cities America alongside Baltimore, Boston, Honolulu and Newark. The top city for pets and their owners is Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Tags: pets, Residential Market Report
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