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A popular online destination for pet parents to purchase products for their pets is Amazon.com. I know I've purchased items for Shiner from Amazon before, and I'm sure that plenty of you have too. Since May is National Pet Month, Amazon just released a list of the top 20 most pampered pet cities in the U.S. The list is based on 2013 sales of pet-related items.
My own city of Austin, TX is number 8 on the list, which is no surprise. Austin is a very pet friendly city to live in. Check out the rest of the cities who made the list:
- San Francisco
- Portland, OR
- Washington, D.C.
- Las Vegas
- Austin, TX
- San Diego
- Colorado Springs
- San Jose
- Virginia Beach
Miami, Florida made it to the number one most pampered pet city in the US. In Miami, popular pets include cats, birds, aquatic animals and reptiles. The residents of Miami bought the most toys for their pets along with the most apparel, accessories, grooming products, and health supplies.
At number two on the list, Seattle pet parents love to treat their pets! Pet parents in Seattle purchased the most treats for their pets.
I've heard lots of good things about the Kyjen Hide-A-Squirrel Puzzle Toy. It looks like a fun toy for dogs. I may have to get one for Shiner, although I'm a little worried she'd just de-stuff it too quickly.
One of my favorite purchases for Shiner from Amazon is Zymox Otic with Hydrocortisone. We used to prescribe it to many dogs for ear infections when I worked at the vet clinic, but since it's a mostly natural treatment it doesn't require a prescription to purchase.
Did you know that Amazon is pet friendly too? When you shop on SmileAmazon you can choose your favorite pet-related charitable organization and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price for tens of millions of eligible items. This was new to me, so I'll have to remember this next time I am shopping there.
Did your city make the list as one of the most pampered pet cities in the U.S.? Do you use Amazon to purchase products for your pets? Let us know your favorites in the comments!