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Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of the five boroughs in New York, NY. As considered the melting pot of America and rich in history and diversity, Manhattan is surrounded by the Hudson, East, and Harlem rivers and contains the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Manhattan is thought to be the heart of “the Big Apple,” filled with some of the most iconic sites in the world including Town Square, Central Park, Empire State Building, and Wall Street. A large borough with a fast-paced and high-end lifestyle, Manhattan is offers an endless list of activities from the night scene to art communities to dog-friendly activities.

Pet Laws in Manhattan

Almost every city in the country has the mandatory law of licensing your pet, however, each state or city can have a different set of local pet laws. In New York specifically, there are three big ones every pet owner should be aware of.

  1. Failure to Remove Canine Waste
    1. Each person who owns or controls a dog must remove any feces left by that dog on any sidewalk, gutter, street, or other public area and dispose of it in a legal manner. Fine: $250
  2. Control of Dogs & Other Animals to Prevent Nuisance
    1. Each person who owns or controls a pet shall not allow the animal to commit a nuisance on any public or private premises used in common by the public, or any area of a building abutting a public place. Fine: $200 - $400
  3. Unleashed Dogs
    1. A person who owns or controls a dog may not allow it to be in any public place or in any open or unfenced field abutting a public place, unless the dog is effectively restrained by a leash or chain no more than six feet long. However, there are parks that allow unleashed dogs during operating hours. Fine: $200-400

Pet Friendly Activities in Manhattan

Riverside Park Conservancy

Location: 475 Riverside Drive, Ste 455, New York, NY 10115 (West side of Manhattan from 59th-155th St)

330 acres of pet-friendly greenspace with paths, dog runs and Hudson River breezes

Pier 84 Dog Run

Location: 44th Street and 12th Avenue, New York, NY

In the Maritime Entertainment District you will have a beautiful view of the U.S.S. Intrepid and the Hudson River while your dogs are exercising and meeting friends

Pet Friendly Restaurants in Manhattan

Pier i Cafe

Location: W 70th St & Riverside Park South

A Cafe in Riverside Park South that offers fresh food with open air seating, scenic river views and dramatic sunsets.

Fred's Restaurant

Location: 476 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10024

Fred’s Restaurant is named after a female black Labrador Retriever. Fred was bred by the dedicated people at Guiding Eyes for the Blind, based in Yorktown, New York. This wonderful organization’s sole purpose is to breed dogs for their important role as guides and companions for the visually impaired.

The Marshal

Location: 628 10th Ave, New York, NY 10036

Enjoy a nice brunch or dinner at this farm-to-table concept restaurant with your dog if you can get seating at their small outdoor space

Chez Josephone

Location: 414 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

This restaurant has been in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood for the past 30 years! If you can get outdoor seating you can enjoy the delicious French cuisine with your companion.

Pet Friendly Accommodations in Manhattan

Arthouse Hotel

Location: 2178 Broadway at W 77th Street, New York, NY 10024

Tucked away in the Upper West Side, Arthouse Hotel New York City occupies a unique space in the landscape of NYC. While walking distance from Central Park, Lincoln Center, the Museum of Natural History, and numerous city subways, our location is also a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle.

The Empire Hotel

Location: 44 W 63rd St., New York, NY 10023

Residing at the gateway to the Upper West Side, The Empire Hotel reflects the earth tones and modernism of our illustrious neighbors, Central Park and Lincoln Center. Our New York Hotel offers sophisticated comfort and bold décor amongst many of our upscale amenities and superior guest services.

Kimpton Ink48 Hotel

Location: 653 11th Avenue, New York NY 10036

Upscale style and stunning views of the city or the Hudson River (or both) from the majority of their guest rooms make for an unforgettable retreat. They offer pet amenities and there is no extra charge for your pet's stay!

Pod Times Square

Location: 400 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

In the middle of Times Square you can enjoy the convenience of being close to major public transportation hubs if you stay at this hotel. Your dog must be 25 pounds or less to stay here.

Recommended Pet Services in Manhattan

Central Park Pet Spa

Location: 827 10th Ave, New York, NY 10019

The pet spa offers dog and cat grooming and well-liked by our clients

Canine Retreat

Location: 620 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036

They offer day care, boarding, grooming, and training for dogs.

Pet Stores and Supplies in Manhattan

Happy Feet Pet Shop

Location: 754 10th Ave #1, New York, NY 10019

Offering all kinds of toys, food, and treats for your canine and feline friends

Hell's Kitchen

Location: 525 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036

Offering variety of toys, food, and treats for your canine and feline friends.

Manhattan Demographics & Economic Data

Population Information

Population as of 2007: 1,621,897
Males: 769,732 (47.5%)
Females: 852,165 (52.5%)

Median resident age: 35.7 years old

Estimated median household income in 2016: $77,559

Zip Codes:

10026, 10027, 10030, 10037, 10039, 10001, 10011, 10018, 10019, 10020, 10036, 10029, 10035, 10010, 10016, 10017, 10022, 10012, 10013, 10014, 10004, 10005, 10006, 10007, 10038, 10280, 10002, 10003, 10009, 10021, 10028, 10044, 10065, 10075, 10128, 10023, 10024, 10025, 10031, 10032, 10033, 10034, 10040

Home Prices in 2016

Estimated median house or condo value: over $1,000,000.


  • All housing units: over $1,000,000
  • Detached houses: $892,205;
  • Townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000;
  • In 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000;
  • In 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000;
  • In 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000;
  • Mobile homes: $410,778;
  • Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $761,656

Schools in Manhattan

Charter, Private & Non-Traditional Schools

  • Manhattan Charter School
  • Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School
  • Success Academy Charter Schools
  • The Equity Project Charter School
  • Harlem Children's Zone Promise Academy
  • Global Community Charter School
  • New York City Charter School of the Arts

High Schools

  • Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
  • Manhattan Business Academy
  • Manhattan Academy for Arts & Language
  • Manhattan Bridges High School
  • Manhattan School for Career Development
  • Manhattan International High School
  • Manhattan Village Academy
  • Manhattan Early College School for Advertising
  • Manhattan/Hunter Science High School
  • Lower Manhattan Arts Academy

Middle Schools

  • Lower Manhattan Community Middle School
  • M.S 224 Manhattan East School for Arts & Academics
  • Middle School 322
  • I.S 289
  • M.S 131
  • The Mott Hall School
  • Yorkville East Middle School
  • Harold O. Levy School

Elementary Schools

  • STEM Institute of Manhattan
  • P.S 333 Manhattan School for Children
  • P.S 290 Manhattan New School
  • Muscota
  • Amistad Dual Language School
  • P.S. 048 P.O. Michael J. Buczek
  • Washington Heights Academy
  • Dos Puentes Elementary School
  • River East Elementary


  • Manhattan Schoolhouse
  • Manhattan Early Childhood Center
  • Manhattan Nursery School
  • UCP of NYC Manhattan UPK
  • Riverside Montessori, Inc
  • Sunshine LC of 3rd Ave.
  • Prince Hall Colonial Park Day Care Center
  • BMCC Early Childhood Center

With over 35 combined years of experience, Hudson Animal Hospital has been the go-to resource for local pet care. Contact us today or schedule an appointment for all your pet care needs.