St. Pete is a Pet-Lover’s Paradise

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St. Petersburg, Florida is “pawsitively purrfect” for pet lovers. Commercial Café recently named St. Pete one of the top 20 cities in the U.S. for dog owners, and whether your four-legged friend is canine or feline, you’ll find the Sunshine City to be furry friendly.

A Doggone Good Spot

Canine companions are welcome in St. Pete. The City has:

-  Dozens of dog-friendly bars and restaurants, including The Dog Bar, a combination off-leash dog park and full-service bar

-  Six dog parks (in addition to the overall parks system, which is rated the #1 parks system in Florida

-  Dog swim day at the public pool

-  “Bark Parks” at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport

-  Therapy dog encounters for nervous fliers at PIE



St. Pete’s the Cat’s Meow

St. Pete isn’t just for pups! The city also boasts

-  A cat café

-  A cats-only animal hospital

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A Great City for All Creatures

St. Petersburg is a “Better Cities for Pets” certified city.  Its amenities include:

-  A pet-friendly Chamber of Commerce (any many other pet-loving workplaces)

-  The second highest density of vets to residents in the country

-  A citywide pet-friendly business program

-  More than a dozen pet-friendly hotels and inns

-  Pet stores galore

-  A host of dedicated animal-focused rescue organizations

Pets and their humans all find St. Pete a place of great “oppawtunity.”