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.
Work crews and volunteers on beaches east of the main Refugio oil spill site have, at times, prevented the public and press from going on the sand. Local leaders with the Santa Barbara County Park Department and the City of Goleta say no beaches are closed and they are working on a more coordinated effort.