Just four miles north of Boston, Massachusetts, lies the suburban town of Everett. Residents love this city because of its proximity to Boston. Everett has a diverse community with lots of amazing restaurants for all your cravings. Neighbors here are welcoming, and the neighborhoods are dog-friendly. The climate is characteristic of New England, with chilly winters and warm springs and summers. If you love the change in seasons, you will love living in Everett. The town is also close to Malden, which lies minutes to the northwest and is another dog-friendly city.
There are two animal hospitals here to help you keep your dog in tip-top, tail-wagging shape. There are also 7 parks both in and around the city for your walking enjoyment. Glendale Park is right inside the city and is the pawfect local spot for a quiet stroll through green grass in the early morning or after a long, stressful day at work. After all, watching your dog have a fun time is sure to lift your spirits. There are also many green spaces and open fields throughout the city in between the many residential neighborhoods. Your dog is bound to make plenty of four-legged friends while you are welcomed warmly by the two-legged variety.
Central Everett is close to many of the local favorite spots for both humans and dogs. There are two dog-friendly restaurants in the area. Nigh Shift Brewing is a local favorite if you are looking for a tasty spot to enjoy a meal and a beverage in their outdoor seating area with your dog. Your dog will be offered fresh water and you both will experience top-notch service. Common Ground Coffee Roasters is a great coffee shop with light fare where dogs are welcome to join their humans on the outdoor patio. Just keep some waste bags in your pocket for emergencies and make sure you have a good leash with you to keep Sparky close by.
Sacramone Park is one of the southern neighborhoods in Everett. Just a few minutes from Central Everett, both dogs and humans can appreciate the convenient location. You will find both suburban and urban features here, from open green spaces shared by the neighborhood to convenient fast food chains and popular shops where residents can be found enjoying themselves on busy weekend mornings. Sacramone has its own family friendly playground with paths around the perimeter for those looking for a fun-filled place to take an afternoon walk. You will need your leash, waste bags, and some water with you for your trip to this small but friendly Everett neighborhood.
The neighborhood of Broadway wraps around the northeastern corner of Everett. The neighborhood is all residential, and quite a bit of the city’s population is concentrated here. Because of this, make sure your dog is on a non-retractable leash and he minds his manners when encountering other dogs on the busy sidewalks. If your dog struggles with passing other dogs politely, you may consider bringing a double-handed leash with you for extra security and safety for all the dogs involved. Be sure you don’t forget your waste bags or extra treats for good behavior. You may also want to bring some drinking water for extra long walks on warm days.
To the north of Everett is the neighborhood of Prescott. This small part of town is all residential and features some of the prettiest homes in the area for your admiration. Your dog will be sure to admire the local bird population that loves the bushes and greenery supplied by the locals here in their well-tended yards. Make sure you carry waste bags with you if you find yourself on a walk with Fido in this neighborhood. This way, you can help the residents keep Prescott clean and pristine for everyone’s pleasure. While the neighborhood is small, there are many other dogs living here, so be ready to make some fast friends!
Just five minutes from the middle of the town of Everett is River’s Edge. The Malden River runs right alongside this neighborhood and supports the residents’ love of the water. Fishing and sailing are popular past times and trades here in River’s Edge. If your dog has a love for the water, it is definitely worth packing your treats and extra drinking water for a day on a boat with the best doggie-captain in the world at your side. If you would prefer to stay on land, there are lots of quiet places on the river bank to relax on a blanket with a book and a puppy.