Dog-Friendly Benefits

Wagtown’s values reflect the positive impact dog-friendly workplaces, public spaces and neighborhoods have on their broader communities. Authentic dog-friendly communities are:



Authentic Dog Friendliness. Wagtown sets responsible and genuine standards for the term, “dog friendly.” Our mission is to lead the movement to create a Wagtown® community for everyone. To do this, we advocate for dog-friendliness through research, consulting, leveraging big data, education, marketing, and empowerment.


A Wagtown® community is a place where residents and visitors recognize and enjoy the many benefits and opportunities of responsible dog-friendliness. These communities are vibrant, stronger, and better connected. Wagtown destinations attract people, spur economic growth, and foster loyalty. A Wagtown zone contributes to the core vitality of livable communities across the United States.