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A Dog's Life

helping pups live their best lives since 2006


We think pups & their people deserve to live their best lives, so we help them explore, connect & find peace through nature

What We Offer

Off Leash Hiking Adventures


Since 2006, we have been leading off leash hiking adventures for pups in Cambridge, Back Bay, South End, and eastern Brookline.  Our hikes allow your dog the freedom to run, play, explore, socialize, and experience life the way nature intended, coming home as one happy, fulfilled pup.

Pet Photography Sessions


A Dog's Life founder and photographer Kelly Allen Langadinos offers fun, relaxed, personalized photography sessions for pups all over greater Boston. These sessions capture and celebrate your pup's unique spirit and personality.

Positive Dog Training


We ask a lot of our pups and our busy human world isn't always easy for them. Through our scientifically proven, positive training offerings, we can help your dogs be their best selves and help you enjoy life together to the fullest

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Our monthly newsletter offers tips for living life with your pup to the fullest. Featuring a monthly hiking spot, training tips, and healthy living advice

We're Hiring!

A Dog's Life is looking for a new adventure leader to join our pack!

We are a small company providing off-leash group dog hikes in the woods as a more active adventurous alternative to traditional dog walking. We believe a dog's best life is lived outdoors, so we help pups and their people joyfully explore and find peace through nature.

The hikes allow dogs the opportunity to be their true selves; to exercise, play and socialize in a natural setting as part of a pack. We do two hiking groups a day, Monday-Friday, with up to 5 dogs per group per person. We pick the pups up in the city and bring them out to the suburbs for 1-1.5 hours of off leash time and drop off the happy, tired pups at the end.

We are passionate about what we do and are looking for a candidate with these skills and attributes:

- hardworking, responsible, reliable

- passionate about working with dogs, interested in a career in the dog world

- experience with dog walking, training, or animal behavior is preferred- a desire to learn more about dog behavior is a must!

- be outdoorsy, we are out in all weather year round!

- own a reliable vehicle large enough comfortably to fit 5 dogs at one time(i.e. suv, station wagon, crossover, etc) - non-negotiable!

- enjoy driving, have good navigational/directional skills, and a safe driving record.

- good people, communication, and time management skills.

- ability to work both independently and with others.

- you live within 10 miles from our service area (Boston/Cambridge/Brookline) because the profession requires a fair amount of daily driving

This is a full time Monday-Friday 9-5 position, year round in all types of weather. Snow, rain, or bright sunshine, our clients count on us to be there for them and their pups!

Salary is paid per number of dogs walked and may vary from $700-$850 a week to start. We offer boarding to our clients as well so if you have a pet friendly home, there is potential for additional income watching pups overnight.

We are looking for someone who loves this job as much as we do, is passionate about being a part of our team, and committed to providing the best experience possible for our clients. Working with dogs off leash requires a lot of training and relationship building so you must be willing to commit to at least a year with our team.

**Please email us below and attach your resume, a cover letter and a list of two references with their contact information.

The cover letter ought to detail your experience with dogs, the type of vehicle you drive, and your personal qualities. Let us know why you would be a good fit for our growing company.**

We look forward to hearing from you!

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A Dog's Life

Mailing address: 21 James St, Arlington, MA 02474

(978) 505-1290