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Doggie Date: PetOberfest with Twin Cities Pet Rescue

Twin Cities Pet Rescue‘s annual PetOberfest is right around the corner, and they’ve got a heckuva fall celebration planned. This FREE shindig is a pawfect way to celebrate this season alongside your dog while supporting a terrific local rescue. Go dogs, go! WHAT: PetOberfest WHEN: Sunday, October 9, 12 – 5:00 pm WHERE: Fetch Delivers, Minneapolis (map) WHY: Because you relish every opportunity to enjoy the gorgeous Minnesota autumn with … Read More

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Take your Pick: MN’s Dog-Friendly Apple Orchards

Our autumn. An all-too-fleeting beauty with a bit of a bite, and a fave season for many. Naturally, we Minnesotans make a point of packing in as many outdoor activities as pawsible before the cold and snow dictate our choices. There’s no shortage of things to doo, and a few that are practically required, like … Read More

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New Dog Park to Open in Southwest Metro

Get ready to woof it up, Southwest Metro dog lovers: The city of Orono just approved a new, 39-acre dog park. The park features trails throughout its woods and prairie and will include walking paths and picnic tables. It’s located near Wayzata Blvd. in Orono, just west of Lake Classen. The Susan E. Lurton off-leash park will join … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Betty

This afternoon our pack leader Ali Jarvis swung by Twin Cities Live with Betty, a peach of a pit bull adoptable from Good Karma Animal Rescue of MN. Betty wasted zero time cuddling up on the couch with Ali, who introduced her to Steve and his special co-host, the delightful Marjorie Johnson of Blue Ribbon Baking. The TCL audience witnessed some of … Read More

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Doggie Date: Yappy Hour at The Freehouse

We’re ready to rock the transition from summer to fall with yet another yappy hour at one of our fave North Loop spots. Join us, SWDers! WHAT: Yappy Hour at The Freehouse WHEN: Tuesday, September 13, 5-9 pm WHERE: The Freehouse, Minneapolis (map) BENEFICIARY: Carver-Scott Humane Society, an outstanding foster-based pet rescue COST: Zip, zero, zilch! But please RSVP here to help us … Read More

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Pawesome on the Patio: Recap of our Longfellow Grill Yappy Hour

This week we waved goodbye to summer with a fun and festive yappy hour at Longfellow Grill. You pup-ulated their patio and courtyard in support of MN Paws, who had this to say: “Wow! What a wonderful turnout! It was so much fun to hang out with other dog-friendly peeps, and we even got to see a couple of pups … Read More

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Doggie Date: Last Best Pool Party of the Season

[Editor’s note 9/9/16: the party is now sold out!] Home for Life Animal Sanctuary is about to put the doggie in doggie paddle with their first annual pup-friendly pool party. And we. are. stoked. Before the Olympic-size pool of St. Paul’s Town and Country Club closes for the season, they’re opening it to you and your four-legged water … Read More

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Doggie Date: Linden Hills Woofstock

The temps may be about to dip, but our spirits are as high as ever: it’s almost time for one of our very favorite events of the year. Linden Hills Woofstock is back for its twelfth (!) year and you can bet your Basset this one’s gonna be the best yet. “Woofstock came about because the … Read More

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Wiggle-Worthy Eve at 3 Squares: Yappy Hour Recap

Last week we celebrated another summer yappy hour at the always-lovely 3 Squares Restaurant, where you come to eat, drink, and merrily support one of the wiggliest causes around: Minnesota Boxer Rescue. KME Photography joined in the fun to capture the carousing. Check out a paw-ful of our faves below, then head to the full gallery to peruse and purchase. Woof-out … Read More

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Fab, Thanks to Fido: How Dogs can Make Us Happier & Healthier

You’ve probably always known that your dog can make you happy, but did you know that an increasing body of research shows that your furry BFF can also make you healthy? We’re spillin’ the kibble on some of the many ways that pet ownership can bring wag-worthy wellness into your life: Walk the walk. You may … Read More

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