The Dog Lover's Companion to Boston: The Inside Scoop on Where to Take Your Dog

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The Dog Lover's Companion Guide to Boston has the inside scoop on the best parks, dog runs, beaches, restaurants and pet-friendly businesses throughout Bean Town. Local authors, JoAnna Downey and Christian J. Lau, along with their trusty companions George and Inu, have dug up many suprising resources available to dogs in Boston, such as the Boston Common Dog Wash, holiday-time photos, pup-friendly movie and music nights, and off-leash areas. Packed with helpful maps, up-to-date leash laws, and a useful "paw" ...

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Overview

The Dog Lover's Companion Guide to Boston has the inside scoop on the best parks, dog runs, beaches, restaurants and pet-friendly businesses throughout Bean Town. Local authors, JoAnna Downey and Christian J. Lau, along with their trusty companions George and Inu, have dug up many suprising resources available to dogs in Boston, such as the Boston Common Dog Wash, holiday-time photos, pup-friendly movie and music nights, and off-leash areas. Packed with helpful maps, up-to-date leash laws, and a useful "paw" ranking system for all locations in the book, The Dog Lover’s Companion to Boston is truly a pet’s best friend.
This special breed of guidebook features extensive information on everything from the best hound-hospitable parks, beaches, and recreation areas to the dog-friendliest restaurants, hotels, and shops in select regions across the country. Each guide features the illustrations of celebrated San Francisco Chronicle cartoonist Phil Frank.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566919722
  • Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/28/2006
  • Series: Dog Lover's Companion Guides
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 330
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
1. Boston: The Olde Towne 21
Allston 24
Back Bay 25
Beacon Hill 35
Brighton 40
Charlestown 41
Dorchester 42
East Boston 43
Hyde Park 44
Jamaica Plain 44
North End 47
Roxbury 50
South Boston 51
South End 53
2. North of the Hub 57
Lynn 59
Malden 62
Marblehead 62
Medford 65
Melrose 67
Nahant 68
Revere 69
Salem 70
Saugus 73
Stoneham 74
Swampscott 75
Wakefield 76
Winthrop 77
3. West of the Hub 79
Arlington 82
Belmont 83
Brookline 85
Burlington 88
Cambridge 89
Lexington 95
Newton 98
Somerville 101
Waltham 101
Watertown 102
Winchester 102
Woburn 104
4. South of the Hub 105
Braintree 107
Canton 108
Cohasset 110
Dedham 112
Hingham 113
Hull 119
Milton 120
Needham 122
Quincy 124
Randolph 127
Weymouth 127
5. North Shore 131
Amesbury 134
Beverly 134
Danvers 138
Essex 138
Gloucester 139
Hamilton 147
Ipswich 148
Manchester-B The-Sea 153
Newbury 155
Newburyport 156
Rockport 158
Rowley 160
Salisbury 160
Topsfield 161
6. South Shore 163
Abington 166
Bridgewater 166
Brockton 167
Carver 168
Duxbury 169
Hanover 171
Hanson 173
Kingston 174
Marshfield 176
Middleborough 179
Norwell 180
Pembroke 184
Plymouth 185
Plympton 188
Rockland 188
Scituate 189
West Bridgewater 191
7. Merrimack River Valley 193
Andover 196
Bedford 202
Billerica 203
Boxford 205
Carlisle 207
Georgetown 213
Haverhill 214
North Andover 218
Tewksbury 221
Wilmington 221
8. Sudbury River Valley 223
Acton 226
Ashland 229
Boxborough 231
Concord 232
Framingham 238
Holliston 241
Hopkinton 241
Hudson 243
Lincoln 244
Marlborough 246
Natick 247
Sherborn 247
Southborough 250
Stow 251
Sudbury 252
Wayland 256
Wellesley 261
Weston 263
9. The Charles River Valley 267
Avon 270
Dover 270
Easton 273
Foxborough 275
Franklin 278
Mansfield 278
Medfield 280
Millis 283
Norfolk 284
Norwood 284
Sharon 286
Stoughton 286
Walpole 288
Westwood 289
Wrentham 290
10. Cape Cod 293
Barnstable 297
Bourne 301
Brewster 303
Chatham 307
Dennis 308
Eastham 311
Falmouth 313
Harwich 318
Mashpee 321
Orleans 323
Provincetown 325
Sandwich 327
Truro 332
Wellfleet 332
Yarmouth 334
11. Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket 337
Martha's Vineyard 340
Aquinnah 341
Chilmark 342
Edgartown 343
Oak Bluffs 345
Tisbury 347
West Tisbury 348
Nantucket 349
12. Beyond Beantown 357
Manchester, New Hampshire 358
Putney, Vermont 358
Cape Elizabeth, Maine 359
Warren, Vermont 360
Williamstown, Massachusetts 360
Newport, Rhode Island 361
Doggy Diversions 363
Pick of the Litter 364
Resources for Rover 366
Travel Tidbits 369
24-Hour Veterinary Clinics 373
Pet Sitting 377
Index 385
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