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Enter Your Pooch in the Peppy Paws Challenge!

Intern Emily's senior dog, Tula (Photo: Emily Kulich)

As you know, August has been Senior Month here at Sidewalk Dog — and it’s been a fabulous time! Between our Cover Dog Contest for senior pups, our fundraising event for the senior dogs of Top Dog Foundation, and all the Facebook love for your “experienced” pooches, you’d think we’d be content to pat ourselves on the back and ca...

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Nala the Boxer

Photo: MN Boxer Rescue

Editor’s Note: Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ love for her “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups who are looking for loving “furever” homes. Please consider sharing this post — you might help Nala from MN Boxer Rescue find her forever family!   Breed: Boxer Age: 6 years Gender: F...

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Local Teacher Fundraises for Classroom Therapy Dog

Mary Ostmoe and therapy dog Olaf (Photo: Mary Ostmoe)

Mary Ostmoe, a Salk Middle School teacher with 21 students on the autism spectrum, has recently made a request for her classroom: another set of hands — or rather, paws. Enter Olaf, a golden retriever currently being trained as an autism therapy dog and the one Ostmoe has chosen for her classroom. “I’m just grateful … Read MoreThe p...

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