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Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery

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Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A Must See For Dog Lovers

If you love dogs and are visiting Vermont, this is a “must see” stop! Stephen Huneck created a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lindquistma
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Orlando, Florida
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Love Dogs? Visit Dog Mountain

Our grand-dog Magoo loved this place! She felt like it was her second home. She loved to run up and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Whoismrg
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Albany, New York
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Dog Mountain is a nonprofit set on 150 acres on a private mountain top spot in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. The grounds are open from dawn til dusk to people and their dogs. Artist Stephen Huneck and his wife, Gwen, bought the property in 1995. They...more
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143 Parks Rd, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love dogs and are visiting Vermont, this is a “must see” stop! Stephen Huneck created a tranquil and gorgeous respite for dog lovers to gather. There is a beautiful chapel where visitors honor their furry family who have crossed the Rainbow Bridge. There...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our grand-dog Magoo loved this place! She felt like it was her second home. She loved to run up and down the hill and along the meadow, and we liked the Chapel and Gift Shop just as much. If you are in the area, especially...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

This is a place to bring your dog and let'er loose to run with other dogs, up and down, just a gorgeous place for people and dogs. your dog needs to not be dog aggressive and come when called but don't call it for a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

We took our Jack to dog mountain. They have obstacle courses and plenty of room to roam. They have a nice souvenir shop, but most impressive was the sanctuary where hundreds if not thousands of people have posted letters to their dogs that have passed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank nickc4813
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The total experience was awe-inspiring! Everything from the wonderful gallery of Stephen's works to the beautiful chapel where I had intended to write a memorial but was unable to do so as it was so overwhelming...both as happy memories and the sadness of profound loss....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chester D H
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Absolutely blown away with this place. As soon as we drove down the dirt road and caught a glimpse of the labrador columns, we knew this place was special and unlike any other gallery or church we had visited. We went this week (inbetween seasons)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Lindsey C
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This place is absolutely amazing. I was surprised to see such a wonderful place in such a small town. We found it on accident and I am so happy that we did. The gallery was amazing and the chapel very humbling. The grounds are beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Contakesavaca
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We drive through every year on our way to Maine. This year, we brought our dog and decided to finally stop at Dog Mountain. It was amazing! The chapel is a must-see, as there are thousands of pictures and notes of dogs passed from their...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KateTheSkiier
Reviewed August 22, 2018

There are plenty of nice trails for your four legged companion and they are allowed in the Chapel and Gallery (on leash)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Richard Z
Reviewed August 7, 2018

It is well worth going off the highway into the sleepy village of St. Johnsbury, Vermont, to visit the Stephen Huneck dog chapel. I've been privileged to visit 3 times.......in 2003, 2005, and 2 days ago....It is the most peaceful place and a great place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Kaybella4128
July 9, 2018|
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Response from KirbyQ | Reviewed this property |
It is all unfenced. We just kept ours on leash because they aren't trust-worthy.
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Gtraveller47
May 6, 2018|
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Response from Stephanie J | Reviewed this property |
They have granted permission in the past for dog owners to spread their ashes. You should simply contact them and I'm sure they would make every effort to grant your wish. You can always leaves notes and remembrances about... More
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alexleishman3
April 4, 2018|
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Response from Mary O | Reviewed this property |
It is open year round. Go to the website to view the hours.
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