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Category Archives: Fostering

“Never-Ending Needs and a Ticking Clock”: A Rescuer’s Empowering Plea

Each day in the dog-biz world our news feeds are filled with sad stories and pleas from hardworking folks in rescue, doing their best to make a dent in shelter overpopulation and help people who are struggling to keep their pets at home. This post from one of MN’s outstanding rescue leaders, Pet Haven‘s Kate Mudge, stopped us … Read More

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Special Dogs Found Special Homes (2016 Part II)

At Sidewalk Dog we work hard each week to give a leg up to an adoptable special-needs dog, and it’s no secret that one of the most rewarding parts of our job is when we get woof that one of these pups has found the perfect-for-them home to hang their hats. Yip, yip, hooray to the following pooches who have found forever families: … Read More

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Special Dogs Found Special Homes (2016 Part I)

Editor’s note: Sidewalk Dog is on Indiegogo! Your support will allow us be a better advocate for local rescues, and do more to help MN’s homeless pups find happy endings like the ones you’ll read about here. Wags of glory belong to the rescues, fosters, and adopters who make these stories possible, but we’re honored to play a role in this little corner of our community.  Each … Read More

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How to Ace the Foster-Dog Application

Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to be highlighting Good Karma, an award-winning foster-based rescue known for its top-notch commitment to dogs and five-star volunteer experience. You did it: you decided to commit to the life-saving work of fostering a dog. Maybe a pair of puppy-dog eyes, longing for a home of their own, caught your eye … Read More

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We Went Incognito at a Local Rescue. Here’s What We Saw.

Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to be highlighting the people, pups, and programs of Good Karma, an award-winning foster-based rescue known for its top-notch commitment to dogs and five-star volunteer experience. When we began a partnership with Good Karma (GK) earlier this year, we were granted an all-access pass to a behind the scenes feature: their … Read More

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Run a Dog Rescue? Here are Some Ways to T-R-E-A-T Your Volunteers Right

Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to be highlighting the people, pups, and programs of Good Karma, a remarkable foster-based rescue known for its top-notch commitment to dogs and five-star volunteer experience. We see you, rescue directors: Working your tails off to protect and promote the pups in your care, doing your doggone best to stretch limited … Read More

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The Foster-Dog Send-Off: How to Say Goodbye With a Smile

Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to be highlighting the people, pups, and programs of Good Karma, a remarkable foster-based rescue known for its top-notch commitment to dogs and five-star volunteer experience. “How many people can say they have had the opportunity to fall in love even a few times as an adult? Over the last two … Read More

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9 Instances of Foster Dog Antics Gone Hilariously Right

Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to be highlighting Good Karma Animal Rescue of MN for the next few months. This remarkable, foster-based rescue is known for a top-notch commitment to dogs and a five-star experience for volunteers. Good Karma foster parents have opened their homes and hearts to a lot of lucky pups over the years. … Read More

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Fostering is Good Karma: How to Choose an Org and Save a Life

Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to be highlighting Good Karma Animal Rescue of MN for the next few months. This remarkable, foster-based rescue is known for a top-notch commitment to dogs and a five-star experience for volunteers. To get more Good Karma in your life, visit their website and Facebook page. “Foster a dog, save a … Read More

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