A large town of 60,000, Brookline is part of Greater Boston which makes it close to countless dog-friendly activities both in town and in the state’s capital. And with nearly 20 vets available within five miles of Brookline, pup moms and dads can rest assured that their best friend is safe.
Just a few of the parks in Brookline include Lotta Bradburn Shick Park, Brookline Avenue Playground, and the Chestnut Hill Reservoir. Lotta Bradburn is located in a gorgeous residential area. This one-acre park has a large lawn area, a covered shelter, and an environment that welcomes off-leash play. Brookline Avenue Playground is a large, fully-fenced dog park that doubles as a baseball field during summer months. If you have a water-loving pooch, visit the Chestnut Hill Reservoir for some off-leash play near the water.
For a bite to eat, there are tons of restaurants in Brookline that offer dog-friendly outdoor seating: The Abbey, Washington Square Tavern, and Fairsted Kitchen are popular options for American fare. For an international twist, try La Voile Brookline Brasserie, Rod Dee Thai Cuisine, or Barcelona Brookline.
Thanks to its bustling international community, close proximity to Boston, and growing population, Brookline has countless amenities to offer dogs and dog lovers no matter their tastes. Puptastic!