The first landholders that Dudley was named after were Paul and William Dudley. The town was settled in 1714 and was officially incorporated 18 years later. Just around 19 miles north of Dudley, you can find the second most densely populated city in New England, Worcester.
When it comes to taking care of your pooch's health, Dudley doesn't have veterinary hospitals or clinics. If you head just 2.5 miles east to Webster, you will find a couple veterinary services there.
Dudley doesn't offer any dog-friendly hotels or accommodations. If you need dog-friendly lodging nearby, head to Sturbridge, where you can choose from over 10 doggie-welcoming places. The town is located just 10 miles away from Dudley.
If you want to visit a restaurant or a bar where your dog can sit with you on the outside patio, you'll have to head to Sturbridge or Worcester.
A great place in Dudley that you can visit with your doggie by your side is the Tufts Branch Wildlife Sanctuary. This sanctuary is over 80 acres and offers plenty of meadows, forests, and wetlands that you and your leashed pooch are welcome to explore. There are trails that you can walk on as well; just don't forget to respawnsibly clean up after your doggo.