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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Daphne the Lab Mix

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 Daphne from No Dog Left Behind find her forever family!           Breed: Labrador Retriever mix Age: 1.5 years old … Read More

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Before and After: Peppy Paws Mobility Challenge Results

[ Editor’s Note: Confession time, you guys — challenges like this are some of the best parts of our job. Basically, we get to help local dogs live their best lives by putting high-quality products into their furry little paws. (Remember the Fat to Fit Challenge with Raw Bistro?) But we couldn’t do any of this … Read More

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Doggie Date: INDOOR Shopping, Art, and Prizes in Minneapolis

What: A dog-friendly shopping extravaganza complete with giveaways, art, and Sarah Beth Photography calendars, all in support of The Pet Project When: Saturday, November 22 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm Where: Bone Adventure in Northeast (map) This ridiculously early cold snap is making us yearn for indoor fun we can enjoy with our dogs — which … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Thanksgiving Do’s and Dont’s

Sidewalk Dog pack leader Ali Jarvis and her furry companion Maggie Moo visited our pals at Twin Cities Live today to talk turkey: literally. Ali shared some tips for a stress-free holiday, and Maggie got to taste test some dog-friendly Thanksgiving foods. (It’s a ruff job, but somebody’s gotta do it!) Keep in mind, though, … Read More

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MN Pet Food Drive Makes a Difference for Rescue Dogs

With the holiday season fast approaching, folks are looking for ways to give back and impact their communities. And if we know you, SWDers (and we think we do do), you’re sniffing around in search of animals in need. Lucky for you, we just so happen to know about a fab animal-supporting initiative. Now through … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Keeper the Cocker Spaniel

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 Keeper from Cocker Spaniel Resources, Inc. find his forever family!         Breed: Cocker Spaniel Age: 8 years old Gender: Male, neutered … Read More

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Good Dog’s Guide to Retractable Leashes

Walking your dog is one of the most rewarding and enjoyable activities you can do with your pup: she loves it, you love it (most of the time), and everyone gets some good exercise in. (Plus, you can make money for your fave rescues while you walk.) But it’s not enough to simply go walking: … Read More

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9 MN Dogs Divided Over Early Snowfall

With this unseasonably early snowfall, Minnesota dogs have a lot to bark about, and a lot of mixed feelings. The whole doggie community seems to be divided on the issue. Some are loving the powder, and others? Well, others are far less keen on this whole winter business. Nine Minnesota dogs deliver their verdicts. 1. … Read More

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Help Bring $50,000 to MN Animal Rescue

It’s rally time, Minnesota. A dog-loving, Minnesota citizen has been nominated for a nation-wide award that honors heroic, inspiring, flat-out amazing people who are making an impact in their corner of the world. But the award doesn’t just come with a title and some shiny plaque you can stick over the fireplace: it comes with $50,000 … Read More

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Cover Dog Cuties: October Runners-Up

Congratulations to Baron Von Tuggington, our November Cover Dog Contest winner! The contest was for the scariest (or cutest) disguised pooch in all the metro: open to any pup dressed in Halloween gear. While Baron Von Tuggington took top prizes (including a Sarah Beth Photography cover photo and free food and treats from Canine Caviar), he … Read More

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