Denver is the most pet-friendly metro area, says a new study

Denver scored the best when it came to how many pet-friendly rentals, parks, dog parks and pet amenities were in the city.

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Rose Freed and Malo on an Uptown bench.

It may be harder to drink with your dog, but Denver’s still the most pet-friendly out of the largest 100 metropolitan areas in the United States, according to Trulia

Yes, amid their April Fool’s prank, the company sandwiched in a bit of actual information: Denver scored the best when it came to how many pet-friendly rentals, parks, dog parks and pet amenities were in the city.

Trulia ranked Denver as the most pet-friendly metro. (Courtesy of Trulia)

Trulia ranked Denver as the most pet-friendly metro. (Courtesy of Trulia)

With our multiple designated dog parks, 3.1 percent open park space and 120 pet amenities, Denver beat out San Diego, Madison and Portland in Trulia’s averaged ranking.
A North Capitol Hill window cat. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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A North Capitol Hill window cat. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

However, just because we have cat wine doesn’t mean we are the champs of pet amenities — the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura ranked first to Denver’s seventh.

I choose to interpret this as a sign that there’s room for in the market for cat vape pens. Get on it, entrepreneurs.