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Readers' Choice: JP's Best Dogwalker

JP is a great neighborhood for having a dog. It's also home to a wide range of great dog walkers.

JP is a great neighborhood for dogs. And we've got lots of great dogwalkers, too.

We took nominations through July 9; voting runs through Aug. 17.

gretchen van ness June 20, 2012 at 02:47 PM
Alexis and Dave at Emerald Neckleash! http://www.emeraldneckleash.com/
Phoenix Boulay June 20, 2012 at 02:54 PM
Cheryl Reed Devitt, most calm demeanor, capable and reliable.
Leah Rainis June 20, 2012 at 03:16 PM
I second the nomination for Emerald Neckleash- I cannot say enough about how amazing Alexis and Sam are!
Kerry Jordan June 26, 2012 at 03:38 PM
Jennifer Jones - JPK9
Chris Helms (Editor) July 01, 2012 at 12:14 AM
Molly, the Official Dog of JP Patch, gets great walks (and sleepovers when we're away!) from Mailman's Pet Service. Mindy and Erin have always been reliable. http://www.mailmanspetservice.com/
Urika Champs July 01, 2012 at 12:31 AM
Jen Jones JP K9! She is WONDERFUL!
A Smith July 01, 2012 at 12:43 AM
Strut Your Pup - Jennifer McLaughlin loves doggies!
beth toomey July 01, 2012 at 10:44 AM
karen nash - http://www.doggiedaytrippers.com/aboutus/nash.html doggie day trippers! one of the first in boston and the best!
raegan July 01, 2012 at 11:56 AM
Bruce at woof and meow pet care
Nick Macarelli July 01, 2012 at 12:32 PM
I would like to second (and third!) the JPK9 nomination! Jen Jones and her team have been taking our dog to the park most days since the week we adopted her. JPK9 is the best!
RB July 01, 2012 at 01:54 PM
my vote goes to Cheryl!
Kristy July 01, 2012 at 03:03 PM
I third the nomination for Alexis and the Emerald Neckleash!
Bruce Fondren July 01, 2012 at 06:08 PM
I nominate all the pet care operations in JP/Roslindale- as the owner of Woof and Meow, it is a joy to work in a neighborhood without a sense of competition- to create a best contest is a no brainer as everybody does a great job!! ( sorry if that defeats a contest mentality JP Patch). I will say we should nominate who has the best clients..there I would say Woof and Meow, cuz we are only as good as they are to work with...and they are the greatest! But I presume Cheryl, Alexis, Jen, Karen, Woof It, Doggie Au Pair, Nikki, etc..would nominate their client's as well...Pet care in JP simply rocks no matter how you look at it!
Sarah Moreno July 01, 2012 at 06:27 PM
I vote for Jen Jones. I used her for a long time and she is wonderful!
Andrea Still Gray July 01, 2012 at 07:01 PM
MIchael Shores - http://www.thedogwalker.freeiz.com/. He's a kind, responsible person, and we trust him implicitly. He takes incredible care of our 3 dogs (2 large, 1 small) and provides excellent housesitting services and also will board at his home.
Kristi Paradis July 01, 2012 at 09:23 PM
Karen and Erika at Urban K9 are the best! Very reliable and kind. My dog loves them. I agree that JP has some great animal care!
judy July 02, 2012 at 12:09 AM
Tammy with Pondside Pet Care is wonderful.
Ren July 02, 2012 at 02:26 PM
I nominate Hounds About Town. Tina and everyone who works with her are all excellent! http://houndsabouttown.com/
Belinda Bartley July 02, 2012 at 09:57 PM
I nominate: Mr Steve Liberace ~ He is the BEST.. I've known him for years.. He is tireless and consistently caring patient and enthusiastic about the pet..He seems to have a uncanny 6th sense about Dogs and their wants and needs .. Even the most hyper dogs are calm and loving with him..He goes the extra mile for the dog and owner.. I highly recommend him .5 stars! Steve works for: The Cambridge Critter Sitter and Dog Walker Website: www.cambridgecrittersitter.com Phone 978-667-8200 e-mail: info@cambridgecrittersitter.com
Jackson July 04, 2012 at 09:31 PM
I nominate Julie and Simone Sherman of JP Neighborhood Dog Walking and Pet Care who have taken excellent care of our dogs for over 2 years. They are wonderful people and have a great love for the dogs they care for. Jackson and Courtney Ravenoff. Their number is 617-505-6767. Website: http://www.bostondispatches.com/services.html
Lauren P July 07, 2012 at 12:10 AM
Glenn with www.runningthepack.com! he does a great job with our crazy boy, I look forward to the days I come home to a note from Glenn about how they spent their outing.
Regina August 10, 2012 at 05:59 AM
Alexis at Emerald Neckleash! Not only is she a natural, she is deeply committed to our canine family's well-being as well as the earth that we all inhabit. I truly love the company's philosophy and practices of hiring locally, reducing carbon emissions, recycling, and use of biodegradable poop bags. Alexis is very reliable and trustworthy: a true professional. Communication about my "kids" is so important to me and Alexis is very responsive and detailed. Top notch. The. Best.
Courtney Radcliff August 13, 2012 at 01:49 PM
Alexis and everyone at Emerald Neckleash are the greatest!!!
Dave Jonas August 17, 2012 at 08:09 PM
Dinyee Boose- She's a dog TRAINER who walks dogs. I wouldn't trust any walker but Dinyee, and she definitely knows dogs. I think we're even getting a bit of free behavior modification, to boot! Dinyee isn't someone who thinks "gee, I'm unemployed, and dog-walking-- that sounds like fun." She's SERIOUS. She auditioned me and my sweetie to see how WE handled our dogs before she took them on. I used to own a dog-walking and pet-care business, and I wouldn't trust any of the morons who bring a tangle of dogs to a dog-park and then pay no attention (or smoke a jay? are you kidding me?) while the dogs get aggressive with each other off-leash. Either those walkers lie to their insurance companies, or they aren't covered, cause there ain't no way they found a company to cover that.
Dave Jonas August 17, 2012 at 08:14 PM
I just checked-- Dinyee's company is Brookside Walk & Train. http://www.brooksidewalkandtrain.com/ And perfect reviews at Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/brookside-walk-train-jamaica-plain
Brian Fizer August 17, 2012 at 11:41 PM
JPK9!!! No doubt!!
Jessica Jones August 18, 2012 at 02:51 AM
Jenny Jones of JPK9!!! My big sister is wonderful!!!

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