Hello Pet Lovers of San Diego,

Have you ever wondered about the furry friends that fill the homes and hearts of our beautiful city? In this blog, we’re going to unravel the age-old question: Which pets are more popular in San Diego— cats or dogs?


A Purr-fect Exploration: Cats in San Diego 🐱

Did you know that San Diego is a cat lover’s paradise? These independent, elegant creatures have captured the affection of many households across our sunny city. With their playful antics and soothing purrs, cats bring a unique charm to San Diego homes.


Dogs: San Diego’s Canine Companions 🐶

On the flip side, the loyal and lovable nature of dogs has made them cherished members of countless families in San Diego. From beachside strolls to park playdates, our city’s canines enjoy a variety of adventures with their devoted owners.


Quick insights from a 1995 study on San Diego pet ownership:

      • Over 53.9% of households don’t own dogs or cats.
  • Pet owners break down as: 21.3% dogs only, 15.5% cats only, 9.2% both.
  • 8.9% of households feed an average of 2.6 roaming cats, whether they own pets or not.




According to an article published by Kristina Bravo on April 5, 2016, a new study ranked San Diego as the fourth most dog-friendly city in the U.S.


As of 2023…

In Elizabeth Gray’s recent update, San Diego stands out as one of the most dog-friendly cities in the state, with a canine population exceeding half a million. Featuring numerous dog beaches, hiking trails, parks, and a variety of outdoor activities, San Diego provides ideal weather and ample opportunities to keep our furry friends happily occupied.


The Ultimate Pet Harmony 🐾

While the debate between cats and dogs is age-old, the truth is, both feline and canine companions have found a special place in the hearts of San Diego residents. Whether you’re a cat enthusiast or a dog devotee, our city celebrates the joy and love that pets bring to our lives.

Let’s create a community that appreciates and embraces the diverse world of pets in San Diego.

Here’s to the furry friends that make San Diego a warm and welcoming home!

Warm regards,

Precious Petcare‪‪❤︎‬