Charles St., well-known for its upscale shopping and services, is home to this posh boutique for four-legged friends.…More Catering to cats and dogs, this colorful shop features its own signature brand of locally-made collars and leashes, available to be custom embroidered with your pet's name. Also available, are a wide selection of gourmet dog treats from Polka Dog Bakery, Boston Barkery, as well as packaged holistic pet foods. On most days, visitors can mingle with resident pooch, Romeo, a three-year-old French bulldog, who can often be seen lounging in the window front.
This store is conveniently affiliated with Dogwood Cottage, which offers daily pet pick up at 11 a.m. and drop off at 5:30 p.m., with services including boarding, day care, grooming, and more.
Four Preppy Paws 103 Charles St, Boston, MA02114 Four Preppy Paws specializes in stylish designer accessories for pets and their owners. The items carried here include…More personalized collars, leashes, key chains and totes. All dog collars are crafted locally, and grooming is available upon request in the store. The Web site also features a variety of handy training tips for dogs.
Charles Street Animal Clinic 158 Charles St, Boston, MA02114 This branch office of the South Bay Veterinary Group on Tremont Street performs only limited pet services, including…More shots, blood testing and regular check-ups. People with emergencies should call 617-266-6619, or contact the Angell Memorial Hospital, at 350 South Huntington Avenue, Jamaica Plain, 617-522-7282.
North River Outfitter is the ideal shop for classic American clothing for men and women. Tory Burch cardigans…More Patagonia down jackets, and Vineyard Vines polos can all be found here, and North River is the exclusive authorized seller of Alden shoes in Boston. The store also carries jewelry, bags, sunglasses and pet accessories, and many of its products can be ordered through its website.
Infinity Portrait Design 59 Beacon St, Boston, MA02108 Infinity Portrait Design specializes in photographing individuals, families, kids and pets. Photos may be taken in the…More shop's studio, a client's home or the nearby Public Garden. The shop provides custom framing, photo jewelry, fine art canvas wraps and other formats for the finished product. The owner and main creative artist of the shop is Susan Symonds, who has more than 25 years of experience in photography. Call ahead or walk in to schedule a consultation session for a photo shoot.
The Phillips Street Play Area is a quieter, more adult-friendly playground than its neighbor up the hill, the Myrtle…More Street Playground. The play area is in the lower part of the park and features modern, jungle gym-like playground equipment set on top of rubber mats to absorb falls. The play area is surrounded by a low wall convenient for parents to sit on.
The upper park is a peaceful space with benches overlooking the play area. Pets are allowed in the upper part of the park only. It is maintained by the city's Parks and Recreation Department.