St. Louis among most pet-friendly cities in US

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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis has been named one of the best cities in America for pets.

Personal finance site WalletHub researched the 100 largest cities in the US and found St. Louis to be the No. 6 most pet-friendly city. It's high number of pet shelters and pet caretakers were huge boosts in the ranking.

Only Scottsdale, Tampa, Orlando, Las Vegas and Birmingham ranked higher than St. Louis.

Here's how St. Louis finished is a few specific categories:

20th – Veterinary Care Costs
13th – Dog Insurance Premium
24th – Veterinarians per Capita
7th – Pet Businesses per Capita
20th – Dog-Friendly Restaurants per Capita
37th – Dog Parks per Capita
19th – Walk Score
2nd – Animal Shelters per Capita
7th – Pet Caretakers per Capita

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