Sources – an Excerpt from the BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ 2019 Annual Report

This report, our first annual report from the Better Cities For Pets™ program, shares insights and best practices from a variety of sources, including:

BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ City Assessment: The assessment cities complete when applying to be certified by the BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ program. Data reported in this book reflects responses from the 31 cities that earned certification. Learn more at BetterCitiesForPets.com/Assessment

BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ Citizen Survey: The assessment citizens complete on BetterCitiesForPets.com to share their thoughts on what makes cities pet-friendly. This includes surveys from more than 350 citizens. Learn more at BetterCitiesForPets.com/Citizen

BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ Pet-Friendly Cities Survey: Conducted by OnePoll in June 2019 on behalf of the BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ program with a sample of 2,000 American pet owners. See the full results at Bit.ly/BetterCitiesForPets2019Survey

BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ Pet-Friendly Workplace Survey: Conducted by OnePoll in May 2018 on behalf of the BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ program with a sample of 1,000 U.S. employees and 2,000 U.S. employers. See the full results at Bit.ly/BetterCitiesForPets2018Survey

WALTHAM™ Centre for Pet Nutrition: The BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ program is informed by research from WALTHAM™ about human animal interaction and its benefits. Find out more at Waltham.com

BANFIELD™ Pet Hospital PAWrometer™ survey: Our workplace insights are informed by this research from BANFIELD™ Pet Hospital. Find out more at Banfield.com

Here’s where these sources are used throughout the report:

  • Page 3: City Assessment
  • Page 4: Pet-Friendly Cities Survey
  • Page 5: Pet-Friendly Housing Study from FIREPAW, Inc. (Foundation for Interdisciplinary Research and Education Promoting Animal Welfare); City Assessment
  • Page 6: Pet-Friendly Cities Survey; City Assessment
  • Page 7: WALTHAM™ Centre for Pet Nutrition; Citizen Survey; City Assessment
  • Page 8: City Assessment; Citizen Survey
  • Page 9: Pet-Friendly Cities Survey; City Assessment
  • Page 10: Pet-Friendly Cities Survey; Pet-Friendly Workplace Survey
  • Page 11: City Assessment

See how cities are working to make life better for people and pets, and the seven trends that are driving them. Check out the full BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ 2019 Annual Report here or download a PDF version below.

Cover of the 2019 annual report

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