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The Dog Chapel

Dog Mountain, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819-8907
+1 802-748-2700
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Sweet place and I'm a cat person!

This is a comforting little spot for pet-lovers who have lost loved ones. I love their sign, very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
katmai8
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Lawrence, Kansas
A sweet, serene stop

I was already in St. Johnsbury and thought I'd check out The Dog Chapel. It is a serene little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anne M
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Miami, Florida
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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.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“special place” (11 reviews)
“passed away” (9 reviews)
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Dog Mountain, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819-8907
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+1 802-748-2700
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a comforting little spot for pet-lovers who have lost loved ones. I love their sign, very welcoming! Inside you'll find notes and photos from people all over expressing their love for their pets. The chapel is beautiful and offers a few pews to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was already in St. Johnsbury and thought I'd check out The Dog Chapel. It is a serene little chapel with chairs where many, many people have left notes remembering their beloved dogs who have passed away before their owners. According to the sign in...More

Thank Anne M
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We were stayin in Nirth Conway heading over To Montpelier vt and decided to make the detour to the dog chapel. I am so glad we did. It is a really fun and well thought out gallery and the chapel really brings home to you...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

If you are a dog lover, you must visit the Dog Chapel & Gallery on Dog Mountain. First, the view from Dog Mt. is spectacular during fall. Secondly, it is dog heaven! Dogs are welcome in the chapel, gallery, grounds & agility course. Third, the...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I really had mixed feelings going up here, but it is mega-cool if you have any affection for dogs. This place has a very good "gift shop" (really a beautiful artist gallery) of nice mostly affordable artist works of (what else) DOGS. The chapel is...More

Thank Jeffrey L
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is a must see for animal lover but especially dog lovers. The chapel is a special place that will bring tears to your eyes. Bring an picture of an old pet who has passed onto heaven and some tape. Add them to the wall....More

Thank Buttercream924
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

My friend and I arrived at dusk so we had little time to enjoy the chapel and no opportunity to explore the grounds or museum. Even still it was one of the highlights of our trip to Vermont and New Hampshire. The chapel is filled...More

Thank cincycamper
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

My wife and I brought her Service Dog Paddington and he had such a smile on his face when he was running with the other Golden Retrievers

Thank Graham B
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

When travelling with a dog, it's great to find places that allow you and your pet to both have fun. Dog Mountain as a whole was a wonderful place to hike with the dog and to interact with other dogs and dog lovers. Although my...More

Thank TCarterR
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This took my breath away to see all the notes and pictures of beloved pets. I left a picture of my recently passed fur baby and it was a great way to bring me closure. Truly spectacular to see all of the love for pups...More

Thank Meaghan Y
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I have no idea about the liquor rules at Dog Mountain. Their website has seemed user friendly so that may be another way to check on their feelings about liquor brought to the park. When I visited in Fall 2015 I know all... More
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