Amazon.com Unveils List of Most Pampered Pet Cities in the U.S. – Miami, Seattle, Atlanta, San Francisco and Portland ranked â€œtop dogsâ€ with the most pet-related items purchased per capita in 2013.
The honor of being the Top Dog goes to Miami as the most pet-loving city in the United States.
To mark May as the National Pet Month, Amazon.com revealed a list of the most-pampered-pet cities in the U.S. based on 2013 sales of pet-related items: from dog toys to cat grooming items and bird treats.
Miami Is Best In Show
Miami pet-owners bought the most toys overall for their pets, and spoiled their dogs and cats by buying the most apparel and accessories, grooming products and health supplies. The residents of Miami know how to pamper their pets: the city ranked highest for pampering their dogs, cats, birds, aquatic animals and reptiles.
Treat-Less In Seattle? Not Likely
While the city ranked second overall, Seattle locals love to give their animals treats. Seattle topped the list for buying the most treats for dogs, cats, birds and other small animals.
Horsing Around In San Jose
The residents of San Jose, California, followed by Colorado Springs, Colorado, Long Beach,Â California, Nashville, Tennessee, and Omaha, Neb., showed the most love for their horse friends by buying the largest number of horse-related products.
Most Popular Pet Products
The best-selling pet-related items based on the number of units sold in 2013 included:
The Cat Dancer 301 Cat Charmer Interactive Cat Toy
Kyjen Hide-A-Squirrel Puzzle Toy for Dogs
StarMark Clicker Dog Training System
â€œWe love our four-legged friends at Amazon, ” says Kristiana Helmick, Category Leader of Amazon Pets.
“Hundreds of dogs walk the halls every day in our Seattle headquartersâ€”and weâ€™re excited to see who else around the country pampers their pets.â€
â€œFrom Miami to Seattle, itâ€™s clear that there are pet lovers coast-to-coast, and this list gives a bit of insight into where some of the most devoted pet owners (and most fortunate pets) call home.â€
Those who shop the Amazon.com pet store through smile.amazon.com can choose their favorite pet-related charity and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible items.
The Top 10 Most-Pampered-Pet Cities in America
- San Francisco
- Portland, Ore.
- Washington, D.C.
- Las Vegas
- Austin, Texas
- Tucson, Ariz.
- San Diego