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Love the dog.

What a great story behind the statue. You will have to go there to find out what it is. I have... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2018
must see in Juneau

Patsy Ann's statue is right in front of the cruise ship terminal. Very easy to find, and there are... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Jeanette M
Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed 11 February 2019

Patsy Ann was a small white dog who welcomed each ship who docked here. Although deaf from birth, she knew when ships were a 1/2 mile away and was dubbed the official greeter of Juneau in 1934. It is located on the boardwalk by the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed 29 December 2018

What a great story behind the statue. You will have to go there to find out what it is. I have owned 2 of these dogs and they are full of character.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 142loism
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Patsy Ann's statue is right in front of the cruise ship terminal. Very easy to find, and there are lots of wooden benches where you can have a seat, admire the view and have a rest. Patsy Ann was a very friendly & much loved...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Juneau is not unpleasant but completely unremarkable. There is a boardwalk and many tourist stores near the waterfront. The usual Diamonds International and other Tanzanite, with some T-shirts thrown in. A few seafood restaurants, but really not worth the trip. At least the weather was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 574RichardD
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The boardwalk in Juneau not only offers spectacular views and eagles galore, but the statue of Patsy Ann gives dog lovers a chance to pose with a great old gal.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The history of Patsy the dog is interesting and the bronze statue is nice, but what else can I say? We took pictures there and moved on.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ScubaRabbi
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The guide from our cruise ship told us the story of Patsy Ann which was very sweet. She was always on the quayside waiting for the boats before anyone else knew they were on their way in.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MrsMouse85
Reviewed 28 September 2018

A nice statue of a dog that was the official greeter of arriving ships during the gold rush era. There is plenty of informational signage around it, too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AedDubh
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a really touching story akin to Greyfriar's Bobby. Patsy Ann was a bull terrier who was born in Portland, Oregon and came to Juneau in 1929. She was born completely deaf but somehow she could sense when a ship was coming into port...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Patsy Ann, a bull terrier who came to town in 1929, is Juneau’s most famous dog.Official Greeter of Juneau, Alaska" was a bull terrier pup named Patsy Ann, who began her volunteer work in 1929 and didn't quit until she died 13 years later. Despite...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Fred A
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