Our own Leslye Gale and her Labradoodle, Lewis, are all smiles after hearing about Orlando's new designation.
According to a new study, the most pet-friendly city in the country is . . . Scottsdale, Arizona, with ORLANDO coming in second!
The rankings are based on 24 different factors including vet costs . . . dog-friendly restaurants . . . pet supply stores . . . animal shelters per capita . . . how many rentals allow pets . . . animal protection laws . . . dog parks . . . and weather.
And the top 10 cities are: Scottsdale, Arizona . . . Orlando, Florida . . . Tampa, Florida . . . Austin, Texas . . . Phoenix . . . Las Vegas . . . Atlanta . . . St. Louis . . . Seattle . . . and Portland, Oregon.
The 10 worst are: Fresno, California . . . Laredo, Texas . . . Buffalo, New York . . . Milwaukee . . . Chula Vista, California . . . Santa Ana, California . . . Newark, New Jersey . . . Nashville, Tennessee . . . Aurora, Colorado . . . and Detroit.