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The Dog Chapel

Dog Mountain, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819-8907
+1 802-748-2700
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A Slice of Heaven in Vermont

We drove all the way from Massachusetts to leave some pictures. My daughter recently lost her puppy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
copakat
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Boston, Massachusetts
Grace and Beauty

“I wanted to build a chapel in the style of an 1820s Vermont church on Dog Mountain,” said artist... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David S
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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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“dog chapel” (43 reviews)
“special place” (11 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 1 week ago

We drove all the way from Massachusetts to leave some pictures. My daughter recently lost her puppy to cancer and I made a promise to her that we would visit. We also brought along pictures of our friends dogs to leave. The chapel is very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

“I wanted to build a chapel in the style of an 1820s Vermont church on Dog Mountain,” said artist Stephen Huneck. “I wanted it to fit into the landscape, as if it had always been there.” And that’s exactly the feeling I had visiting the...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 29 May 2018

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

Thank Pennie S
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Reviewed 15 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

1  Thank Kay T
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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

1  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

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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

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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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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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