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Kramer Does Bayfield and Madeline Island (Part 2)

Y’all may recall from my recent report on Bayfield that it’s not only canine savvy, it’s also the gateway to a nearby Otterhound oasis. This place may actually change the way you think dog-friendly places are supposed to be because this, Sidewalk Doggers, is an actual island – Madeline Island. And dogs are welcome to visit with their humans. … Read More

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Kramer Does Bayfield and Madeline Island (Part 1)

I’m a lucky dog: I was adopted at an older age, landed a Great Dane-sized gig traveling to my tail’s content, and met all kinds of cool folks. Little did I know my luck until I was assigned to get a pre-summer sniff of two amazing places that most dogs only dream about: Bayfield and … Read More

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Pin-Up Pets: This One’s for the Pitties

A warm round of applause goes to Lisa Asp, local photog whose recent pet sessions have gone to the dogs. The first phase of Tangerine House of Design‘s Pin-Up Pets fundraiser was pawsitively prolific: 89 pets photographed in 56 sessions, and $4,330 raised for Homeward Bound, Twin Cities Pet Rescue, Greyhound Pets of America – MN, Minnesota Greyhound Rescue, … Read More

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Beauty is Ruff: 10 Minnesota Dogs’ Grooming Struggles

You think your beauty routine is strenuous? Whether it’s getting the dreaded “B-word” or a doggie Brazilian at the groomers, these 10 Minnesota pups show that the struggle is extremely real with their beauty routine. A forced routine. Very, very forced.  1. I will have my revenge, human. You might find a stinky present on your pillow. … Read More

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Doggie Date: May Day Party at The Freehouse

Did you and your four-legged bestie spend all winter waiting for patio season to begin? Wait no longer: Sidewalk Dog’s May Day heyday is almost upon us. Pup yeah! WHAT: A dog-friendly patio party and mingler to celebrate May Day WHEN: Sunday, May 1 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm WHERE: The Freehouse in Minneapolis WHY: Because we love spending time … Read More

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Minneapolis Named Among Top 10 Dog-Friendliest US Cities

Today Sidewalk Doggers have another reason to be paw-roud of their city: financial consulting company SmartAsset just named Minneapolis the 8th dog-friendliest city in America. Aw shucks, we’re blushing! But with more dog parks and dog-friendly shopping areas and restaurants than you can shake a stick at, we’re not exactly surprised. Other cities in their Top 10 included San … Read More

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12 Sidewalk Dogs on Actual Sidewalks

Like what you see here? Join us on Instagram, and keep tagging those pawfect pics of yours with #MyDogisaSidewalkDog.  We love seeing your four-legged friends on your couch, in your arms, and riding shotgun. But just as nice? Watching them take this whole Sidewalk Dog thing literally, strutting their stuff on actual sidewalks. Here are twelve pups pounding the pavement with attitude: 1. That one friend … Read More

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Top o’ the Pile: The Winning Poo Haiku

Together with the crew at ScoopyPoo DoggyDoo PickUp, we put a call out for some pup-inspired poo-etry, and you sure delivered the goods! ‘Twas a treat to sift through the entries, and hard to choose the winning ode. Our congrats go to the talented Kerry Oliver, whose winning poo haiku scores her a sweet ScoopyPoo goodie … Read More

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Join our Insta-Party and Your Next Happy Hour Could Be on Us

Our tails are thumping: Sidewalk Dog is a finalist in the Instagram category of the Best of the Twin Cities awards! Now we need your help to come out as top dog. To celebrate our nomination and the voters (you!) who could help us win, we’re giving away a Sidewalk Dog t-shirt with a $25 gift card to Blue Plate … Read More

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Poo Haiku Contest: Doo Share Yours!

It’s baaaack! By pup-ular demand, we’re launching another poo haiku contest (yes!) with our fastidious friends at ScoopyPoo DoggyDoo PickUp. Need a poetry refresher? (We sure did.) A haiku is a Japanese poem consisting of three lines with the first and last lines having five syllables and the middle line having seven. Bonus: NO RHYMING … Read More

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