• When a paw-rent chooses a home, it must be just as much for his or her furkid. We understand that, so here is a list of upcoming projects that are welcoming to your paw-pal, with like-minded communities to boot. 

If there’s one thing most Malaysians can agree on, it’s that we love pets. According to a Consumer Report conducted in 2023 by Standard Insights, 51.1% of Malaysians own pets and out of this percentage, 26.4% own multiple pets. Amongst the other 48.9% of the population who do not currently own pets, 26.2% of them have expressed interest in owning pets in the future. 

The pet industry in Malaysia is also projected to experience tremendous growth in the near future. As noted by Mordor Intelligence in their research, the estimated value for the pet food industry alone is US$317.3 million (about RM1.486 billion). This is expected to increase to US$443.03 million by 2029, with a compound annual growth rate of 6.9%. 

This goes hand in hand with the increasing demand for residential developments that offer pet-friendly units and facilities. Here are some of our picks for the pet-friendliest properties in the Klang Valley, as featured on EdgeProp START. For a more comprehensive view, we have also given you a low-down on the pet-oriented amenities surrounding these newly-launched homes.

1. Talisa, Bangsar Hill Park, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur

Walking distance from all pet-centric necessities

Developers: Sunsuria Bhd & Suez Capital Sdn Bhd
Price range: RM1,123,000–RM1,648,000
Built-up sizes: 978–1,407 sq ft 
Completion date: 2028

Starting off with the three L’s of property hunting: location, luxury and lifestyle, Phase 2 of Bangsar Hill Park covers all of these criteria with Talisa. Envisioned as a serene, urban resort, Talisa’s pet-friendly rooftop park lets you and your paw-pal enjoy panoramic views of the city together. Being located along Jalan Maarof in Bangsar, one of KL’s most self-contained neighbourhoods, also means that you and your furbaby don’t need to travel far to access quality amenities. 

While Sunsuria Care, located on the ground floor, will provide primary healthcare services to Talisa’s residents, there are also multiple vets within walking distance for your furkids. 

Urban Daybreak on Jalan Telawi 5 welcomes pets in their outdoor seating area, so you and your furry companion can enjoy brunch together while people-watching. Other pet-friendly cafes in Bangsar include Phil’s Pizza and Yeast. 

Pet-friendly highlights: Dedicated pet-friendly rooftop area, 7-minute walk to Bangsar Veterinary Clinic & Surgery and Small Animal and Exotics Hospital, 6-minute drive to Vet Partners — Bangsar Baru, and multiple pet-friendly cafes in the area.

2. Bon Kiara, Mont’Kiara, KL

A lush hideaway pets can explore

Developer: BON Estates
Price range: RM1,276,
Built-up sizes: 2,081–3,075 sq ft 
Completion date: 2027

Bon Kiara seeks to meet the growing demand for pet-friendly facilities. The 4.15-acre development is packed with green spaces that allow you to bring your pets along for exercise or exploration, including 1.5 acres of open park space and pockets of fauna throughout the development. 

It’s also a GreenRE Gold-certified development, and all units come with a dedicated electric vehicle plug and charge port. Residents can also enjoy the use of a new access road, planned to be constructed between Jalan Duta and Jalan Kiara 3, for better connectivity to the rest of Mont’Kiara. 

The units of Bon Kiara offer a lot in terms of square footage, so if your pet has to be stuck indoors, they’ll still be comfortable. They might even prefer staying indoors and admiring Bon Kiara’s stylish Mediterranean-inspired design. 

If your furbaby ever wants to go out for some weekend shopping, 163 Retail Park is just a 5-minute drive away. Aside from the lower ground levels, pets are allowed to roam around the mall. The famous CuBs & CuPs Cafe is also nearby, at just a 9-minute drive away in Desa Sri Hartamas. 

Pet-friendly highlights: 1.5 acres of pet-friendly green space, 5-minute drive to 163 Retail Park (partially pet-friendly), 9-minute drive to CuBs & CuPs Cafe, 11-minute drive to VPAC — Vets for Pets Animal Clinic, and spacious units so your pets don’t feel cooped up.

3. Alora Residences, Subang Jaya, Selangor

Sustainably-built homes with your pet in mind

Developer: Avaland Bhd
Price range: RM431,
Built-up sizes: 568–1,041 sq ft 
Completion date: 2027

Part of the 2fifth Avenue master plan, Alora Residences is a great option if you’re looking for a home with a pet-friendly environment in Subang Jaya. Amidst a bustling city, you and your whiskered-companion can just head out into nature for a walk or a game of fetch at the 6-acre pet-friendly park connected to Alora Residences

Alora Residences is also GreenRE Gold-certified with 89% of its common areas naturally ventilated. All units come with 100% efficient sanitary wares and fittings, water purifiers, and 5-star energy-efficient air-conditioning units. So, if you need to leave your pet indoors for the day, they can still keep cool and hydrated, sustainably. 

Subang Jaya also has numerous pet-friendly cafes that you can explore, including Kopi Cat Cafe and The Eternal Cafe, both less than 10 minutes away from Alora Residences.

Pet-friendly highlights: 6-acre pet-friendly park, 7-minute drive to USJ Animal Clinic, 6-minute drive to The Vet Alley Animal Clinic, and 6-minute drive to The Eternal Café.

4. SouthPlace 2 Residences, Tropicana Metropark, Subang Jaya, Selangor

Perfect blend of community amenities and residential facilities

Developer: Tropicana Corp Bhd
Price range: RM506,
Built-up sizes: 583–1,105 sq ft 
Completion date: 2026

Located in the 88-acre, integrated township of Tropicana Metropark, SouthPlace 2 Residences offers a well-rounded home for pet owners of all different demographics, for a reasonable budget. Whether you’re single or have a householdful co-parenting your four-legged family member as well, SouthPlace 2 has a unit to suit your lifestyle — all with stunning views of the 9.2-acre pet-friendly park. 

SouthPlace 2 Residences is also directly connected to SouthPlace Shoppes via a link bridge located at Level 1 of the residences, making it super convenient to get essentials for you and your pet. Tropicana Metropark is also right next to SS15, a popular destination in Subang for foodies, including several pet-friendly cafes. You can also find a number of animal clinics and veterinarians located within a 15-minute drive.

Pet-friendly highlights: 9.2 acre pet-friendly Central Park, 7-minute drive to Dr Zawani Animal Clinic, 9-minute drive to Rain Animal Centre, 10-minute drive to SUBANGVET SS14, 10-minute drive to Healing Rooms Veterinary Clinic, 10-minute drive to Wuff & Wok Bistro, and 12-minute drive to Sweet 99 Café.

5. The Ashwood, U-Thant, KL

Landed and non-landed homes for cosmopolitan pets

Developer: Paramount Property
Price range: From RM1.64 million (non-landed); from RM4.31 million (landed)
Built-up sizes: 1,381–1,707 sq ft (non-landed); 2,431–3,020 sq ft (duplexes); 3,133–3,399 sq ft (villas)
Completion date: 2029

The Ashwood is here to offer different types of luxurious homes for you and your city pets with 302 condo units, 40 units of double-storey duplexes, and 12 units of 3-4-storey villas. It’s hard to find pet-friendly parks in the heart of KL, but four-legged residents of The Ashwood will be able to enjoy their very own private park, located in one of the most distinguished neighbourhoods of the city no less. 

The Ashwood also has its very own pet salon, to get your fur babies pampered and prepped for fun urban adventures on the weekends. The nearest pet cafes are all located within a 15-minute drive from The Ashwood, around the KL city centre, including Bean Brothers @ The LINC KL and Mori Kohi on Jalan Tun Razak. 

You can also find comfort in the fact that there are multiple vets and animal clinics within a 10- minute drive from your home, so you don’t have to battle city traffic in case of emergencies.

Pet-friendly highlights: Pet-grooming space, pet-friendly park, 4-minute drive to Mori Kohi, 4- minute drive to Bean Brothers @ The LINC KL, 11-minute drive to Kwong Cheung Loong Kopitiam Bar @ Chow Kit, 15-minute drive to Cureé @ Jalan Imbi, and multiple veterinary clinics less than 10 minutes’ drive away.

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