BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ certified cities have programs and policies that make it easier for pets and pet owners to live a happy, healthy life together.
What Makes Port St. Lucie a Pet-Friendly City?
Certified in the BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ program in 2019, Port St. Lucie, FL scored especially well in the Homes and Parks traits of our pet-friendly cities model.
The city boasts 62 pet waste stations throughout the community, which can be found on an interactive map for residents and visitors.
The community also has four dog parks and six additional parks that welcome leashed dogs.
Building for People and Pets
Here’s what Mayor Shannon Martin said about pets when Port St. Lucie achieved recertification in 2023. The city has been certified since 2019.
“I’m proud that our city has received the BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ designation once again. We treat our pets like family and it’s great to see our programs, parks, businesses and local organizations support, protect, foster and love our pets.”