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:
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.
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