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“If You Love Dogs and Enjoy Folk Art, This is the Place For You”
Review of The Dog Chapel

The Dog Chapel
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Owner description: Built by renowned artist and founder of Dog Mountain, Stephen Huneck, this unique chapel, welcoming both parishioners and their dogs, is styled in the manner of a 19th-century village church in Vermont.
Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“If You Love Dogs and Enjoy Folk Art, This is the Place For You”
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Our 7 year old granddaughter, a dog lover, was the reason for our stop here on a trip from Massachusetts to Montreal. She loved it! There was only one other person there with a dog. We wrote a tribute to all of our dogs long gone and she posted it on the wall. A fun stop if you are driving in the area.

Visited June 2014
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Montreal
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Sweet (and bittersweet) tribute to man's best friend!”
Reviewed 25 June 2014

The artist and his wife created a loving tribute to our four-legged friends in the form of a chapel in which the walls are covered with pictures and messages from people who have lost a beloved dog. It's very moving to read people's tributes to the dogs they loved so much.
You can take your dog inside the chapel and in the gallery. There's even a walking trail (dog-friendly of course) and a small pond for your dog to swim in! Definitely worth a trip if you're in the area.

Visited June 2014
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3 Thank daeva
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Redwood City, California
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A must-see for any dog lover!”
Reviewed 15 June 2014

While road tripping through Vermont we came across this amazing place. Dog Mountain and especially the Dog Chapel are wonderful places to visit. The actual mountain place for dogs to run free is already a joy to visit and observe dogs at play.
But the Dog Chapel is truly a special place to see and leave a prayer for your dog(s), still living or passed on. Countless photos, letters, notes, drawings left by doting dog parents. I personally left a note in memory of my own 3 dogs who have passed away. I hope to go back to St. Johnsbury one day to add photos.
Reading through many of the notes and letters will leave tears in your eyes. But it also was wonderful to see how many great dog owners are out there who really appreciate these special creatures.
Great experience all around !

Visited June 2014
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2 Thank Martina C
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New York City, New York
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“This will definitely bring a smile to your face.”
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Dog lovers should visit! What a happy creative place. I happen to be a lab lover so this was right up my alley. Cant even begin to recall the many things we saw there... The Chapel itself is full of prayers for dogs. Enjoy this place there arent any others like it that I ever saw and I try to get around a lot!

Visited December 2013
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3 Thank 768Dee
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“You need to come here.”
Reviewed 8 March 2014

This is easily one of the best places for dog lovers. It's very touching and you can see why it's so amazing when you first pull up.

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Stephanie H
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