In some cities, canines rule. Men's Health took a look all the factors that would make a city more or less "dog friendly."
The magazine took at look at the per capita number of dog parks, dog-friendly apartments, vets, animal shelters, pet stores and services along with the percentage of dog owners. Also factored in are state laws against animal cruelty, dog fighting and puppy mills.
Take a look at the most dog-friendly cities in the U.S.
More water guzzling lawns may be replaced by drought tolerant plants throughout Santa Barbara because of the on going drought, and in some cases, homeowners will be getting a cash rebate for making the change.