Regina Pets Living in the Lap of Luxury: Reveals Where the Most Pampered Pets in Canada Reside

Regina, Saskatchewan has a paw up on other Canadian cities rising two spots to No. 1 with the most pet-related items purchased per capita of any city of Canada

The province of Ontario knows how to pamper their pets with 7 cities in the top 20

SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, released the third annual list of the top cities in Canada with the most pampered pets. This list was compiled by comparing pet item sales data from August 2014 to August 2015 on a per capita basis in cities with more than 100,000 residents.

The top 20 most pampered pets cities in Canada are:

  1. Regina, Saskatchewan

11. Vancouver, British Columbia

  2. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

12. Hamilton, Ontario

  3. Burnaby, British Columbia

13. Calgary, Alberta

  4. Windsor, Ontario

14. Surrey, British Columbia

  5. Kitchener, Ontario

15. Mississauga, Ontario

  6. Richmond, British Columbia

16. Winnipeg, Manitoba

  7. Gatineau, Quebec

17. Laval, Quebec

  8. London, Ontario

18. Halifax, Nova Scotia

  9. Markham, Ontario

19. Brampton, Ontario

  10. Edmonton, Alberta

20. Longueuil, Quebec

In taking a closer look, the pet data reveals:

  • Regina is the New Top Dog: Regina has surpassed Windsor, reclaiming the No. 1 spot overall, rising from No. 3 last year. The city ranked highest for purchasing the most dog products, as well as grooming and toys items for their pets.
  • At Home Pet-icures are Trending: We all enjoy pampering every now and again, and so do Canada's pets. New this year is the grooming category and pet owners in Regina, Kitchener and Burnaby topped the list with Dremel Nail Grooming Kit for dogs being the most popular product.
  • Cats vs. Dogs: The great debate of cats vs. dogs will live on, but here's what the data told us: Regina, followed by Saskatoon and Windsor purchased the most products for dogs, while Kitchener, followed by Saskatoon and Regina purchased the most cat products. Overall, Canadians purchased more items for dogs than they did for cats, let the rivalry live on!
  • Canada's Got Love for the Tiniest of Paws: Dogs and cats aren't the only pets being pampered across Canada. Gatineau, Regina and Saskatoon residents purchased the most items for small animals such as rabbits, ferrets and hamsters, including cages and spinning wheels.
  • Polly Wants a Cracker…and More: Bird owners in Gatineau, Edmonton and Windsor took the top three spots, purchasing popular items including, bird toys, food and cage accessories.
  • Treats and Play -- Saskatchewan Represents: The two Saskatchewan cities in the top 20 also make plenty of time for playtime with pets! Regina, followed by Windsor and Burnaby purchased the most toys for their furry friends, while Saskatoon followed by Windsor and Regina purchased the most treats.

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