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Your Dog, Our Blog: Pints for Paws at 3 Squares

On Wednesday, October 8th, Sidewalk Dog teamed up with 3 Squares Restaurant to throw a happy hour to raise money to fund a therapy dog for a local special needs classroom. We raised nearly $800 buckaroos, had pro photos taken by Emily Isakson Photography (check out her work below–and then come see her again tomorrow at the Shinola event, where she’ll … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Coco the Shih Tzu

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 Coco from Shih Tzu Rescue of Minnesota find his forever family!     Breed: Shih Tzu Age: 4 years old Gender: Male, neutered Size/Weight: 17 … Read More

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Minnesota is First to Free the Beagles: A Second Chance at Life

Back on May 20 of this year, Governor Mark Dayton signed the Omnibus Supplemental Budget Bill into law, which included the Beagle Freedom Law (and the MN Dog and Cat Breeder Regulation Law) — thus making Minnesota the very first state to pass the Beagle Freedom Law. Yip yip hurray! What does the Beagle Freedom … Read More

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Calling All Party Animals: MVAP Fundraiser at Summit Brewery

What: A party/fundraiser for the Minnesota Voters for Animal Protection, complete with live music, tasty foodstuffs, and Summit beer When: Thursday, October 16 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm Where: Summit Brewery in St. Paul (map) Between the passing of the Dog and Cat Breeder Regulation Law, which cracked down on puppy mills, and the Beagle-loving law we … Read More

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(Sidewalk) Dogs + Elk = Love

Two hours north of the Twin Cities is the 320-acre Wolf Creek Elk Ranch in Sturgeon Lake, MN. After receiving an invite to visit the ranch, the Sidewalk Dog pack layered on our puffy vests, scarves, and hiking boots, hopped on a yellow school bus and headed into the wilderness to learn about where the Wapiti Labs pet … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Wyatt the German Shepherd 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 Wyatt from Carver-Scott Humane Society find his forever family!   Breed: German Shepherd Mix Age: 6 months old Gender: Male, neutered Size/Weight: Currently 40 pounds, … Read More

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Enjoy Dogtoberfest with Dog-Friendly Breweries (part 1)

The Minnesota brew scene has taken off in recent years, and the metro area is now host to a whole heckuva lot of great breweries. But did you know that a lot of these places are dog-friendly and Sidewalk Dog-approved? GASP! We teamed up with the beer wizards at local Beerploma to get the downlow … Read More

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Doggie Date: Retail Therapy with Shinola Pet

WHAT: A Sidewalk Dog-exclusive dog-friendly shopping event with Shinola to launch the gorgeous new Shinola Pet line WHEN: Saturday, October 18 from 10am – 1pm WHERE: Shinola Store in Minneapolis (map) It’s no secret that the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis is a mecca for dog-friendly shopping. But while there are oodles and oodles of … Read More

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Kramer Does White Bear Lake

You know how you always need a mini escape with your pooch, yet you either can’t or (don’t want) to travel far from the Twin Cities? Well, Sidewalk Dog friends and furries, I have a tail-wagging solution for you: dog-friendly White Bear Lake! White Bear Lake is better than “close” to the Twin Cities: it’s … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Daisy the Cattle Dog

It’s the first Monday of the month, so you know what that means: our pack leader Ali Jarvis took an adorable, adoptable pooch on Twin Cities Live this afternoon. This month’s dog was Daisy, a gorgeous 13-month-old blue heeler from Australian Cattle Dog Rescue of Minnesota. This super sweet, super smart girl hasn’t been in … Read More

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