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Second Chance Dog Walking & Sitting offers the best care for your four-legged family member in the Boston metro area, including Cambridge, Somerville, Medford and Arlington.


About the owner

Jill comes to Second Chance Dog Walking and Sitting with over 15 years of experience rescuing pit bulls and is committed to offering the best play groups, walks and boarding available in the Boston area. Jill wears many hats as she is an EMT, an avid surfer, snowboarder and enjoys a host of other outdoor activities. Jill is dedicated to giving back to the community and veterans through AmpSurf, Wounded Warrior Project and Waves for the Brave. She lives in Somerville with Second Chance's mascot, Frankie.


Owner & Pack leader: Jill Stammer

Pack leader: Sabina Repetto

Pack leader: Lily Battite

Pack leader: Sarah Palumbo

Pack leader: Gretchen Devine

Pack leader: Kaite Manganaro

Pack leader: Maddie Payne

Dog sitter: Kristin Carmichael

Operations Director: Madelein McCormick


Our Mission

Our mission is to change the attitudes toward bully breeds and give all dog breeds love and adventure while their owners are at work or play.


OUR STORY on Scout Somerville

Read about us in the May / June 2016 issue of Scout Magazine here


Diezel was acting up because we were packing for vacation, but I felt this sigh of relief when Jill’s car came around the corner to dog sit. I knew he would be so happy in a matter of moments.
— Jim, Diezel's dad
I always feel confident my pup is being well cared for. They send me videos of the puppies having fun, which always makes me smile. Plus whenever we see the pack and the pack leaders Howard is beyond excited to see the dogs and people!
— Katie, Howard's mom
These gals are super nice and just wonderful. I’m always confident my puppy is in good hands when he is going out with his “girlfriends”. :)
— Ann Marie, Wally's mom
Lincoln loves Second Chance Dog Walking and wants to thank you for always taking the best care of him! His parents couldn’t be more grateful :)”
— Kim, Lincoln's mom

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