Animal Adoptions - Coronavirus and quarantine lead to tons of Americans adopting pets. Adoptions were so popular that some shelters were emptied, and others had long waiting lists for people trying to get furry friends to take home.

If you are a pet owner, you likely understand all the ‘requirements’ necessary to keep your pet happy, healthy and thriving. This is important especially when traveling. And with the holidays upon us, traveling to the right city with your furry friend can make the difference between a memorable holiday and unforgettable nightmare.

WalletHub has rounded up the year’s most pet-friendly cities across the United States. The personal finance site looked at the quality of life and financial factors across 100 large cities. The data analyzed ranged from minimum pet care provider rats, to pet businesses to walkability.

Here are a look at the top 10 most pet-friendly cities in the country with North Carolina’s capital rounding out the list.

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