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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Oliver the Shiba Inu

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 Oliver from Midwest Shiba Inu Rescue find his forever family!         Breed: Shiba Inu Age: 5 years old Gender: Male, neutered … 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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Your Top 5 Heartworm Questions Answered

Heartworm disease prevention is a cause near and dear to our hearts at Sidewalk Dog, as our very own pack dog Ellie Mae (at right) was being treated for heartworm when she joined our pack. Heartworm is incredibly common, especially in dogs who are rescued from the southern United States and transported north. But if … Read More

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What To Do if Your Dog Gets Sprayed by a Skunk

It may not have happened to everyone, but with cabin season fast approaching, it’s good to know what you can do to de-skunk your dog if he/she gets sprayed — without using up your entire supply of tomato juice. [Related Story: 5 Tips to Spring Clean Your Pooch] 1. Keep Your Dog Outside. Once that … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Annie the Beagle 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 Annie from Happy Tails Rescue find her forever family!   Breed: Beagle/Lab mix Age: 7 years old Gender: Female, spayed Size/Weight: 50 lbs Time in … Read More

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Calling all Boozehounds: Woof it Up at Surdyk’s Saturday

The perfect Saturday. That elusive ideal that somehow combines good food, maybe a little drinking, time spent outdoors, and, of course, your dog. (Because in our world, there’s absolutely no such thing as a perfect Saturday that’s dog-free.) On Saturday, May 23, Surdyk’s Liquor and Cheese Shop is helping you make that perfect dog-friendly Saturday … Read More

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St. Paul Opens Two New Dog Parks

This is a big week for St. Paul canines, as the city’s Parks and Recreation department plans to open not one but two new dog parks within the city limits. [Related Story: Good Dog's Guide to Dog Park Etiquette] The first new park will be Meeker Island Dog Park, which opens today with a 4:30pm … Read More

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It’s Always Dogtoberfest at MN Dog-Friendly Breweries (part 2)

[ Welcome to part two of our three-part series on Minnesota's best dog-friendly breweries. Today's reviewer is Kramer Canine, Sidewalk Dog's official canine reporter. Enjoy Part One, as reported by the podcaster from Curious North and her pup Snuggly.] As y’all know, I’m a big time patio pup – perhaps not in size, but definitely … Read More

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Cover Dog Cuties: May Runners-Up

The winner of last month’s Cover Dog Contest may have been an adorable min pin puppy named Tucker — but he wasn’t the only cutie in the running! Here’s a look at the contest’s runners-up: here’s hoping you get inspired for next month’s contest, which starts May 10. [Editor’s Note: Wondering what the theme and … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Louie the Chihuahua 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 Louie from Corner of Kindness find his forever family!   Breed: Chihuahua mix Age: 3 years Gender: Male, neutered Size/Weight: 14 pounds Time in Foster: 11 … Read More

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