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35 Eateries
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Boston is located beside the Atlantic Ocean, which provides unique recreational options for its residents and their pets. It is bordered by the Boston Harbor to the east, the Charles River to the west, and the Neponset River to the South.

The Belle Isle Marsh is one of the largest salt marshes in Boston Harbor, and the surrounding reservation covers 350 acres of land, with a focus on preservation and education. Several trails wind through the property, allowing visitors and leashed dogs to explore this natural resource.

For a clear view of the city, explore Prospect Hill Park in the nearby Waltham city. This 252-acre park offers a beautiful look at Boston’s skyline and is a lovely place where the whole family can relax, including the four-legged members. When the weather permits, take a hike, and then settle down for a picnic to share.

Peters Park is a community park that has an area for everyone. Between its playground, tennis courts, garden areas, and off-leash dog run, visitors are guaranteed to find an activity that is perfect for them. If your pup prefers socializing over hiking, visit the Peters Park dog park, and let her play to her heart’s content.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Boston

#1 Beacon Hill

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Population Density 29,720/sq mi

#1 Beacon Hill

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The Beacon Hill neighborhood is one of the most scenic and iconic areas for Boston, MA residents to call home. With numerous dog friendly activities, those looking to live, play or visit Beacon Hill are sure to find something to entertain and engage both two and four-legged family members. The Esplanade in Beacon Hill is the perfect idyllic spot to spend a day of sniffing, exploring, and leisurely walking along the banks of the Charles River. Abundant Green Spaces offer the perfect spot to rest tired paws or for you and Fido to enjoy a picnic for two. Just a few blocks away, the Boston Public Gardens offer yet another pooch friendly opportunity to take in nature. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with your pawsome friend with one of the many dog-friendly amenities in Beacon Hill.
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#2 Back Bay

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Dog Parks 1
Population Density 29,720/sq mi

#2 Back Bay

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The Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, MA is a thriving community and a residential, dining, and entertainment hub of the popular seaside community. Home to human favorites such as the Boston Public Library, Back Bay is also an ideal destination for those looking to spend some quality time with their canine companions. Stop by Pawsh Dog Boutique for toys, treats, or accessories that are sure to have your doggy pal feeling pawsome. Next, check out a little retail therapy in the area. From clothing stores such as Lucky Brand to cosmetic powerhouses Lush and Mac, and tech guru Apple, the area’s premiere shopping destinations are guaranteed to roll out the red carpet for Fido and are excellent opportunities for socialization and practicing good doggy manners.
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#3 East Boston

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Dog Parks 2
Population Density 8,330/sq mi

#3 East Boston

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Located just across the river from downtown Boston, MA, East Boston is a popular neighborhood for both two and four-legged family members. Whether strolling the streets on your nightly walks or leisurely exploring local dining and retail, East Boston has something for both canine and human family members. On-leash pets are welcome to join you on an exploration of Bell Isle Marsh, one of the area’s last salt marshes, which features abundant wildlife and unique vegetation. East Boston is also home to the Bremen Street Dog Park. Here canines can enjoy segregated areas for large and small canines, obstacle courses, and benches for human companions to rest their paws.

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#4 South End

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Dog Parks 2
Population Density 32,820/sq mi

#4 South End

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The South End of Boston is a thriving urban neighborhood located conveniently near the heart of downtown Boston. With a host of amenities for both pets and their human caretakers, this urban locale is increasingly popular for apartment and small home living. The Carlton Court Dog Park is a well-maintained space, perfect for enjoying some quality time with your pooch. The double entry gate ensures your pet’s safety while the always-working hose and full dog bowl are guarantees that Fido will feel right at home in this pet-friendly neighborhood attraction. Whether you’re visiting or calling the area home, the South End is an area favorite for pet-friendly living and entertainment.
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#5 South Boston

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Dog Parks 4
Population Density 11,070/sq mi

#5 South Boston

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Whether you’re racing around the area on four legs or two, South Boston is a Boston, MA neighborhood well known for catering to needs of area residents. Home to the Boston Convention Center and the Boston Children’s Museum, South Boston is also a great place to entertain man’s best friend. The Channel City Dog Park is located centrally within this historic Boston community and is a pawsome destination. Amidst big city living, Fido and pals can burn off some energy while human companions socialize. Carson Beach is a local dog-friendly sand and surf destination, where leashed dogs are welcome to partake in all the local amenities during the off-season, which runs from Labor Day to Memorial Day.
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Top Dog Walking Experiences in Boston

Rae
Rae
Review by Ian G.

"I'm so glad Rae was able to get through to Sviat. He can get kind of nervous at times around new people but he's easily won over. Thanks for handling his fear well!"

1.47 mi
60m
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Jayla
Jayla
Review by Michelle N.

"Jayla was awesome. She treated my pup great and went above and beyond in caring for him. Top of the line. Could not be more pleased. "

2.10 mi
59m
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Jayla
Jayla
Review by Kristen K.

"Jayla is the absolute best. She knows exactly what my dog needs and never over-walks her. My pup loves Jayla and she's always my go-to when I need a dog walker. Thanks Jayla!"

2.24 mi
57m
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Crystal
Crystal
Review by Wesley E.

"Crystal was very sweet and Marni looked like she had a great time! Definitely would like her for future walks. :)"

2.05 mi
62m
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Jon
Jon
Review by Wesley E.

"Super friendly ! He made the experience a breeze and Marni had a big smile when she returned."

1.06 mi
31m
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Trevor
Trevor
Review by Joseph R.

"Thank you Trevor! Yawkey and I both thank you for the long walk on this hot day :)"

1.59 mi
45m
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Rhianna
Rhianna
Review by Robert K.

"Great communication and allowed me to make special requests! I hope to have Rhianna walk Jax again soon!"

2.11 mi
38m
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Kelsie
Kelsie
Review by Joseph R.

"Thank you so much kelsie! I appreciate your last minute help to walk yawkey and your thorough report card. I’m glad he was a good boy for you :)"

1.23 mi
34m
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Talia
Talia
Review by Phillip L.

"Thank you so much for cleaning! Glad you enjoy time with her I’m sure she had a blast! "

1.41 mi
34m
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Savannah
Savannah
Review by Joseph B.

"Sometimes he can pull so I hope he's not doing too much of that! Thank you so much again!! "

1.14 mi
32m
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