Best of Boston

1999 Best Dog Walkers


Is it owner Stephanie Spooner, or are her charges that well behaved? She works the noontime streets of the South End and Back Bay with a front-strapped backpack and a gentle menagerie of dogs, many of them bigger than she. She’s generous with training tips to other dog owners on the street, and is both knowledgeable about and sensitive to canine health problems like hip dysplasia. Two paws up.

334 Beacon St., Boston, 617-262-3593,