`

Category Archives: Rescues & Non-Profits

A Comedy Show for Dog Lovers? You Betcha

If you have plans Tuesday, March 14, we urge you to fake a sudden (but minor) case of kennel cough and cancel them. Better yet, invite your friends and join us at the Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul for the Canine Comedy Show. Performers include Kevin Kling of NPR’s All Things Considered; Mary Jo Pehl, best known for … Read More

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Kolo

(Editor’s note: Ali and the hosts accidentally referred to Kolo as a “she” during the segment — our apologies!) This week we cozied up on the couch of Twin Cities Live accompanied by handsome Kolo. This active, affectionate, seven-year-old Siberian Husky is looking for his forever home via Adopt A Husky, Inc. (You may recognize him from … Read More

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Doggy Date: Whisker Whirl

Bark your calendars for one glittery gala: Animal Humane Society’s 11th annual Whisker Whirl! You’ll enjoy tasty appetizers and desserts, wet your whiskers during the cocktail hour, feel your pup-lovin’ heart race during an exciting live auction, and much more. Most importantly, you’ll learn how your support has made a difference in the lives of animals — … Read More

Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Counting on Minnesota Nice: Help Us Get Mama Home!

PUPDATE: Mama made it home! Reunion deets here. This week we received word that a precious pup, Mama, was stolen from her doting owner in Oakland, California. After going through a heckuva lot in the months since, she wound up right here in Minneapolis — as a stray in animal control. The good news: Thanks to … Read More

Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Speak! Complete a Dog-Training Survey for Chance to Win $100

Our pals at Animal Humane Society have a pretty sweet dog-training program in place (we’re talkin’ 70 different classes all over the metro), but they’re on a mission to make it even better. Because they ruv you. In this brief survey, they’re calling for you to woof about your dog-training experiences: The good, the bad, and the ugly (“I skipped class … Read More

Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Winnie

Our pack leader Ali stopped by Twin Cities Live today to introduce Winnie, a charm-your-socks-off Cattle Dog mix from Secondhand Hounds. This sweet lil’ thing wasted zero time loving up on Steve and Elizabeth, who learned about Winnie’s past (found as a stray in Missouri) and her hopes for the future — namely, a forever home with … Read More

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Jackie the Cattle Dog Mix

Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups looking for loving homes. Name: Jackie Breed: Cattle Dog mix Age: 4 years Sex: Female, spayed Weight: 40 lbs. Rescue name: Southwest Metro Animal Rescue Time in foster: 9 months Location: Eden Prairie _____________ SWD: What a gorgeous grin! Tell us about Jackie. SWMAR: Isn’t she a beaut? Jackie likes to play … Read More

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Diamond

This afternoon our pack leader Ali Jarvis popped into Twin Cities Live with Diamond, a well-mannered Lab/Border Collie mix adoptable from Second Chance Animal Rescue. Steve and Elizabeth took a shine to Diamond right away, and she charmed viewers with her wag and wiggle. Diamond’s a Yes Dog: As in yes, she’s house-trained; yes, she’s crate-trained; yes, she’s great … Read More

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Dolly the Pointer Mix

Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups looking for loving homes. Name: Dolly Breed: Pointer mix Age: 3.5 years Sex: Female, spayed Weight: 60 lbs. Rescue name: Carver-Scott Humane Society (We ruv their new Fur Keeps program!) Time in foster: 8 months Location: North Minneapolis _____________ SWD: Well hello, Dolly! Tell us about this lovely lady. CSHS: Dolly is … Read More

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Audrey the Cattle Dog Mix

Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups looking for loving homes. This week’s adoptable pooch is sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, the dog-lovingest vodka in the world. Name: Audrey Breed: Australian Cattle Dog mix Age: 3 years Sex: Female, spayed Weight: 40 lbs. Rescue name: Australian Cattle Dog Rescue MN Time in foster: 5 months Location: Delano _____________ … Read More

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment