The Most Dog-Friendly Cities Around The World

Published on 03/03/2021

If you’re a dog lover or owner, you’ll totally understand that there is nothing better than living in a city full of dogs. However, there are several cities around the world that are truly dog-friendly. Keep scrolling to see some of the most dog-friendly cities from all around the world.

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The Most Dog-Friendly Cities Around The World

Geneva, Switzerland

When it comes to dogs in Geneva, the Swiss take things very seriously. In order to own a dog, owners first need to pass both a written and practical test before they can even think of bringing any pooch home. To some, this may seem totally absurd but this is only due to their strict animal rights laws. Regardless, Geneva is still one of the best cities to own four-legged friends. The city has a huge selection of parks and open spaces so both you and your dog can enjoy the outdoors. During the colder months, Geneva also has plenty of pet-friendly hotels so vacationing here won’t be an issue.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Dutch are known to be very dog-friendly, no matter where you are in The Netherlands. However, Amsterdam ranks as one of the most dog-friendly cities.  Dogs of all shapes and sizes are welcome in most establishments such as workplaces, restaurants, and even in all forms of public transport. There are only very few places such as churches, galleries, and museums that don’t allow dogs. So unless there is a sign stating otherwise, your doggie is welcome to stroll right in.

Tel Aviv, Israel

Believe it or not, but Tel Aviv is actually ranked at number 3 for being the most dog-friendly city in the world. It is also said that there is 1 dog for every 17 humans – this is could explain their major love for animals especially dogs. Nearly everywhere you go, you’re bound to see a dog. Be it the beach, restaurants, cafes, workplaces, buses, or hotels, four-legged companions are pretty much welcome everywhere. What’s even more amazing about the city is that it gets to experience more than 300 sunny days a year, so dogs get to enjoy the outdoors even more. Oh, and how can we forget due to its high-focused dog culture, the city boast countless amounts of dog-focused stores.

Sydney, Australia

Many have argued that Sydney is the very best city in the world for dogs to live in – of course everyone has their own opinion. But today we’ll show you why it’s a top favorite. Sydney natives absolutely love to spend their days outdoors enjoying the sunshine, which is no different for their doggies. There are tons of different areas that are dog-friendly located around the city. In actual fact, Rowland Reserve is one of Sydney’s most popular dog beaches, with an exercising area plus a coffee cart, dog wash business, and a pub to keep you entertained all while your pup gets to splash around in the ocean and maybe even catch some waves. There are also quite a few cafes, restaurants, hotels, and bars that will welcome your pup with open arms.