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Category Archives: Travel

Natural Selection: MN’s Dog-Friendly Farmers Markets

When Minnie sheds its winter coat for a lighter, more colorful ‘do, ‘tis time to get out and get fresh. We’re yappin’ about the seasonal shopping experience known as the farmers market, and the only thing that makes this harvest hunt better is having a furry pal by your side while you sniff out the scene, … Read More

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Safe Travels: Do Pet Restraints Work?

“Wanna go for a ride in the car?” These eight little words create a magical phrase and magnetic pull strong enough to rouse pups from sleep, distract them from their toys and treats, and induce a squirrel-chase u-turn. Most dogs adore this simple pleasure, and many of us are guilty of letting them perch in our laps with … Read More

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Good Dog’s Guide to Road Trips

With summer comes cabin season, and with cabin season comes long hours in the car with your dog by your side. And while there’s so much to love about traveling with your dog (hello, trips to Dairy Queen!), you need to make sure you’re doing it safely, so here are the six golden rules for … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Road Trip Tips

With Memorial Day weekend coming up, summer cabin season will be officially underway — but what fun is the cabin without your furriest friend along? On today’s episode of Twin Cities Live, our very own pack leader Ali Jarvis discusses ways to keep your pet happy and safe on your summer road trips and tells … Read More

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Bloomington Subaru Shares the Love with Reservation Dogs

­ Last month we told you about Subaru’s Share the Love event. Now we’ve got deets on a special event happening at the Bloomington Subaru this Saturday, December 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The maker of dog-tested, dog-approved vehicles is teamin’ up with the ASPCA and Leech Lake Legacy to raise awareness about homeless … Read More

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The Results Are In! The Most Effective Pet-Safety Harness Is…

Buckling up is second nature for us humans. In fact, Minnesotans are nearing 95 percent seat-belt use, so says the Department of Public Safety (go team!). But what’s the best way to keep Rover safe on the road? Our very own partner Subaru recently teamed up with the Center for Pet Safety (CPS) to answer that very … Read More

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The Next Big Thing: Subaruing

Y’all are a tech-savvy pack, so we’ve no doubt you’re familiar with the latest and greatest memes — think Tebowing, planking, and most recently, cat and dog bearding (simultaneously too ridiculous and too cute). Well, here’s your chance to get in on the next big thing on the ground floor. It’s a little somethin’ we … Read More

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Driving Miss Daisy: Avoiding Doggie Distractions

Texting gets the worst rap these days, but distracted driving can have many causes — including your beloved canine. That’s right: Your pooch’s barking, whining, and even incredibly cute antics take your attention off the road, making you a danger to other drivers, yourself, and even your dog. Our partner Subaru, maker of dog-tested, dog-approved … Read More

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Summer Travel Series: Flying with Fido

TSA lines and the whole full-body scanner thing aside, flying is a great way to get outta town. Whether you’re planning an extended excursion or simply a weekend away, you might wanna bring your pup on the plane. Here’s your checklist of to-dos to ensure you and your dog are ready for takeoff. Determine: carry-on … Read More

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Summer Travel Series: Road Trippin‘ with Rover

The great American road trip is a summer staple. And if you’ve always wanted your furry friend along for the ride, this is a must-read. With a little planning and patience, you and your pooch’ll both be wagging your tails in no time. Our partner Subaru (AKA maker of dog-tested, dog-approved vehicles) is even getting … Read More

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