Madison ranked No. 2 pet-friendly city 

A study from CoworkingCafe has named Madison the second-best U.S. city for pets and their owners.

Twelve metrics were analyzed, including veterinary and pet-friendly establishments, weather, pet-friendly coworking spaces and apartments, pet-related occupations, and the number and quality of city parks.

Madison ranked No. 2 in terms of veterinary establishments among 100 cities analyzed, with 32.5 veterinary and pet care establishments per 100,000 residents. It also ranked second-best for dog parks among the top 10 cities, with 4.1 dog parks per 100,000 residents and a total of 11 citywide.

Madison ranked third for its walkable access to parks, with more than 95% of residents living close to a green space.