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West Roxbury Animal Hospital
1964 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA 02132
West Roxbury Animal Hospital is a veterinarian office located on Centre Street, serving the town and surrounding areas.More The office treats all types of animals, including dogs and cats, and provides a variety of services, including examinations, nutritional assessments and prescriptions. Call to schedule an appointment or speak with an associate about pet care issues.
Busted Knuckle Bicycle Shop
2066 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA 02132

The bike shop sells new and used bikes, sells bike supplies like tire tubes, helmets and anything else you need for aMore bicycle.

Fixing and tuning up bikes is a big part of the shop as you can see once you walk in.

Owner Jay Devitt is personable, happy to work with you on finding the right bike supplies for you and more. 

There's also a shop dog, Rocko. 

Charley's Market
604 Weld St, West Roxbury, MA 02132
Charley's Market has been open in West Roxbury for the past 75 years and the owner, who is also a West Roxbury resident,More encourages a friendly atmosphere in the store and is ready to serve customers' needs. The convenience store sells dog foods, snack foods, groceries, dairy products, ice, slushies, ice cream, lottery tickets, scratch-off tickets and cigarettes. Charley's Market is easily found on the corner of Weld Street, when turning on to Maple Street fromCentre Street.
The Continental - Bed Bath & Bone
1729 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA 02132
The Continental offers pet grooming services, boarding and sells pet supplies, such as leashes, collars and pet toys.More Pricing for grooming services varies by dog size and breed, so call for a quote. There is a full indoor play area for your pet along with a 1/4 acre outdoor play space. Daycare pick-up times have recently been extended to 7pm on weekdays.
Hynes Playground
Brucewood St & Vfw Pkwy, West Roxbury, MA 02132

At Hynes Playground, neighborhood sport organizations practice and play games at the soccer/baseball fields, whileMore toddlers enjoy the two age-appropriate playgrounds with water spouts to keep cool during the hot summer months.

There is also a full court basketball hoop where adult pick up games are often played, as well as recreational league games. There is a second basketball court that is smaller, next to the main court. 

There is also an asphalt path around the entire park for walking or biking. Dogs are welcome, but must be leashed. 


Allandale Woods
Centre St & Vfw Pkwy, West Roxbury, MA 02132

Allandale Woods is a 90-acre property situated between Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury. It is owned by Boston's ParksMore and Recreation Department, the Conservation Commission and private lands that are subject to city conservation restrictions.

In recent years, trails have been refurbished by the Boston Natural Areas Network and youth groups. The crews have worked hard to remove invasive species throughout the woods. Originally, the Appalachian Mountain Club built trails in 1992 through the woods.

The woods are a great place to relax, take a stroll and enjoy the maple and oak trees, with or without a dog.

There are several entrances, which are not marked well. The main entrance is behind the Church of the Annunciation on the VFW Parkway near the intersection of Centre Street. There are small signs at the entrances, but they can be easily missed.

Arnold Arboretum
125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130

The Arnold Arboretum was established in 1872. It is the oldest public arboretum in North America and run by HarvardMore University.

The arboretum is 265 acres of flora and fauna collected from all around the world. It is situated between three Boston neighborhoods: Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury.

A beautiful Boston cityscape is easily seen from atop Peters Hill. Peters Hill is also the spot for dog owners to congregate. 

The arboretum offers self-guided tours via personal cellphones as trees are marked with info on how to participate in the tour.

The annual Lilac Festival on Mother's Day weekend draws crowds from all around the world to see the more than 200 lilac bushes that provide heavenly aromas as you walk past them. 

Classes of all levels of gardening and learning about plants are offered through the Hunnewell Building. Inside the Hunnewell, there is a scale model of the arboretum as well as a little book store.

The arboretum is also a part of the Emerald Necklace.

It is important to note that you are not allowed to take anything out of the Arnold Arboretum, such as flowers, branches, animals or anything else found in the Arboretum. 

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