NYC is a great city to raise a pet! So many parks and outdoor cafes, a huge number of top-notch vets and specialty pet stores, and so many pets who need a home. Finding an apartment for the whole family may be slightly more of a hassle, but hey, you’re a New Yorker! We scoff at hassle and thrive on the hustle. These guys are worth it. For the best companion a New Yorker could ask for, check out any of these shelters.