Big Dog Walkin' LLC

Welcome to Big Dog Walkin' LLC where every dog is a big dog!

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About Us

Big Dog Walkin' was started in 2011 by Emily and Ian's passion to provide a better dog care experience for residents in the Brighton and Newton communities!

Who are we? 
We are a professional pet care company servicing the communities of Allston/Brighton, Brookline, and Newton. We provide walks, playgroups, daycare, and overnight boarding (for regular and current clients).

Our shop is set up like a living room at home: complete with couches, beds, and plenty of room to behave like a dog! All of our team members are professional and experienced dog handlers who strive to provide the best care for your beloved canine. We would love to meet you and your pup so contact us today!




Services

Daycare with ALL TRANSPORTATION

We pick up and drop off! Have your pup join us for a full day of daycare. Full-day daycare includes walks, group play, and of course plenty of love!

Pick-up and drop off daycare is $40 day ($5 each way) a five-day pass is $175.
Pick-up is between 9-10:30am, drop-off is anytime after 4pm.

Cost : $40.00

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60-minute WALK

On our group leash walk your dog will have the opportunity to "join the pack" for a 60-minute walk. We limit our leash walks to no more than 3 or 4 dogs depending on dog size and personality. Your pooch will enjoy a sniff and stroll with pals while also taking care of business! 

Cost : $30.00

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30-minute WALK

On our group leash walk, your dog will have the opportunity to "join the pack" for a 30-minute walk. We limit our leash walks to 3-4 dogs depending on dog size and personality. Your pup will enjoy a sniff and stroll with pals while also taking care of business! 

Cost : $20.00

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Daycare

Have your pup join us for a full day of daycare! All daycare services include walks, play group trips to Newton parks, and of course plenty of love!

Our daycare is open from 7am-7pm and is $30/day. 

Cost : $30.00

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Bath

A bath includes a brush, wash, and dry. Pricing dependent upon size of dog. Small - $20, Med - $30, Large - $40.

Cost : $40.00

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Daycare with home PICK-UP

Daycare with home PICK-UP is all day play, walks, and socialization. BDW picks up your dog up from your home in the morning and you retrieve your dog from BDW after daycare. 

Cost : $35.00

Daycare with home DROP-OFF

Daycare with home DROP-OFF is all day play, walks, and socialization. You drop off your dog at BDW in the morning and BDW brings your dog home after daycare. 

Cost : $35.00

Let-Out -- puppies or special circumstances ONLY

This service is for young puppies who need to relieve themselves during the day, older dogs who need a quick bathroom trip, or dogs who have just undergone a procedure/surgery (i.e. spay/neuter). 

Cost : $15.00

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Owners

Manager

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Emily Stefans

Emily Stefans, owner and co-founder, is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a degree in Business Management & Entrepreneurship. After building her managerial skills while holding an executive position at Target corp., she decided to pursue her passion of pet care and embarked on the journey that is Big Dog Walkin'! Putting her entrepreneurial spark to the test, Big Dog Walkin' successfully emerged through dedication and partnership with co-owner Ian Kelly.

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Ian Kelly

Ian Kelly, owner and co-founder, originally from Brookline and a graduate of Boston College High School and McDaniel College with degrees in both Business Management and Spanish. Ian worked as a real estate salesperson for SouthCoast Real Estate Co., and Hammond Residential in Chestnut Hill before starting Big Dog Walkin' LLC with Emily. He also has experience running a small advertising company in the retail liquidation industry. 




Contact us

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You can find us at these locations

154R Chestnut Hill Avenue, Brighton MA, 02135

You can also call us at 617-787-2364

162 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton MA, 02135

You can also call us at 617-787-2364

162 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton MA, 02135

You can also call us at 617-787-2364