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The Dog Chapel

143 Parks Road, Dog Mountain, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819
800-449-2580
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Art Galleries, Parks
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... more » 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. « less
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Buffalo, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This place was amazing. Dog park, dog chapel, gallery of art work and gift shop. The history in and of itself is interesting, but people's response is fantastic. It's amazing to see how people value their dogs (and other pets!).\ Lots of pictures, beautiful grounds, terrific staff in the gallery, and really nice dogs in the park and on the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We always look for our old dog Howie's picture there, beneath all the levels of pets who "went over the rainbow bridge".

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This was a nice stop on our way from VT to NH. Depending on if you have your dog with you, will determine the amount of time you can/want to spend there. The chapel is beautiful with all the notes to passed dogs. It has a beautiful view of the country. We spent less than 30 minutes there, but enjoyed... More

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Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 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... More

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Montreal
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23 reviews 23 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 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... More

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Redwood City, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 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... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 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... More

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 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.

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Louisiana
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285 reviews 285 reviews
84 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

If you love your dog or all dogs, then don't miss seeing The Dog Chapel. This chapel is one of a kind anywhere in the world. Go on line and check it out. Become a friend of Dog Mountain to help preserve this special place.

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Burbank, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

My hubby is a HUGE dog lover. He has such great memories with Tiger, the family dog that passed away before I even met him. This dog sounded incredible. When we got there he didn't even know a place like this even existed (it was a surprise). He wrote a little note on the picture I printed of Tiger, posted... More

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