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BEST Pet Supplies

2014 BEST Pet Supplies

Polka Dog Bakery

You’ll always find a parade of eager pooches dragging their owners with Pavlovian precision to Polka Dog’s South End flagship for pig ears, chicken jerky, cod skins, and chew toys. This loyal fan base (and their humans) have turned the… read more»

2013 BEST Pet Supplies

Polka Dog Bakery


We’ll cop to ordering kibble in bulk and rolls of doggy bags online, but when we want to reward our most loyal friends, we load up on the chicken littles, cod skins, and duck jerky dehydrated in Polka Dog’s South… read more»

2011 BEST Pet Supplies, North

Linda’s Critter Corral


Linda Katz and crew have been pampering four-legged friends on the North Shore for more than 20 years. And when we say pampering, we mean it: In addition to standard grooming services, Linda’s offers aromatherapy treatments and a Bathing Beauty… read more»

2011 BEST Pet Supplies, South

Land of Pawz


There’s no place like home, especially for a pet. But when a kennel stay is inevitable, Land of Pawz in North Weymouth is a close second. A veritable Emerald City of doggie delights, the complex offers training, grooming, a retail… read more»

2008 BEST Pet Supplies

Polka Dog Bakery


The trash bin at the Shawmut-Milford intersection brims with the other kind of doggie bag, the calling cards of tail-wagging patrons who find plenty of reasons to stop here: two floors of homemade treats (tuna cookies for crunching, pig ears… read more»

2007 BEST Pet Supplies

Polka Dog Bakery


Puffy’s not the best shopping companion: drooling on merchandise, constantly demanding attention, invading strangers’ personal space. Any place that overlooks —welcomes, even—such unseemly habits scores big with us. This year Polka Dog expanded to accommodate its lines of animal gear… read more»