Pets help make cities happier, healthier places to live. When you make pets part of city planning and policy, you can make life better for all your constituents. The BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ program is designed to help.
We’re certifying cities to recognize and celebrate those that have put programs and policy
in place to make life better for people and pets.
Click a point on the map to learn more about how each city became certified.
The first step to making your city pet-friendly is understanding your strengths and needs. Our city assessment can help.
Pets make life better, but there are barriers to pet ownership in many cities. Our playbook explains what pet-friendly places do.
The BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ program includes a model and playbook for pet-friendly cities, our city certification program and free online tools.
At different times of year, Mars Petcare and its partners offer grants or other support for cities that are working to be pet-friendly.
Stay up-to-date on everything we’re doing.
Get the tools you need to make your city more pet-friendly.