Best Pet Care in Boston


The Urban Hound


There are pets, and then there are babies who just happen to have fur. For the four-legged companions in the latter camp, the Urban Hound is ready to stand in…Read More

2012 Best Pet Care, Dog Sitting

Fenway Bark


Oh, the guilt of dropping the dog off at a crummy boarding facility before you embark on a five-star vacation. This baseball-themed complex, complete with a pool and an indoor…Read More

2005 Best Pet Care



Hosing down Fido is simple at this ingenious self-service canine salon in Fresh Pond, where dog owners dunk squirming pooches into stainless-steel industrial sinks equipped with built-in leashes. Handy dryers…Read More

2004 Best Pet Care, North



Care to try some terrier-misu? Or perhaps the matching pet-owner jewelry is more up your alley. Regardless, the two-legged and four-legged alike are barking up a storm about DogSpa, Beverly’s…Read More

2004 Best Pet Care

Dog Day Afternoons


Dog Day Afternoons bills itself as the city’s first prep school for pooches, which sounds a bit ridiculous—unless, of course, you happen to be someone with a predilection for seriously…Read More

2003 Best Pet Care



Need someone to look after your critters? While you’re away, DoggieDay will walk Spot four times a day, clean Fifi’s litter box, grab your mail, water your plants, inject your…Read More

2002 Best Pet Care

Paws to Consider

Jamaica Plain

Even the bad pun can’t keep us away from a pet service this efficient, loving, and dependable. Owner Scot Jones clearly cares for his four-legged commissions with the same passion…Read More

2001 Best Pet Care

The Pawsitive Dog


They say trainer Jenifer Vickery thinks so much like a canine, she circles her pillow each night before hitting the hay. But she and her staff don’t just train dogs….Read More

1997 Best Pet Care

Pet Companions


The dog lovers at Somerville’s Pet Companions never call what they do kenneling, a term which implies confinement. Those in the know refer to Pat Companions as the Ritz for…Read More

1996 Best Pet Care, Emergency Animal Care and Place to Pick Up a Pet

Angell Memorial Animal Hospital

Jamaica Plain

No matter what ails your pet, no matter what kind of pet you have, no matter what time of day or night—the folks at Angell are ready and willing to…Read More

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