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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Sampson the Doberman

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 Sampson from Doberman Rescue Minnesota find his forever family!       Breed: Purebred Doberman Pinscher Age: 6 years Gender: Male, neutered Size/Weight: 70 pounds … Read More

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Local Songwriter Sings Songs to Pay for Dog’s Surgery

In the sprawling community of the Internet, we’re often asked to donate money to pay for surgeries for dogs in need, either by individuals or hard-working rescues. It’s one of the great wonders of the modern world, really, that we can hear stories from people we otherwise wouldn’t know and make a difference in their … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Pluto the Hound

Yesterday was the first Monday of the month, which means Sidewalk Dog’s pack leader Ali Jarvis visited Twin Cities Live with one of the Twin Cities’ cutest, most adoptable dogs. This month, her canine companion was Pluto the hound mix from MN PAWS. [Related: Meet adoptable Jewel the Chihuahua.] We like to say that every … Read More

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MN Sergeant Named one of America’s Top 10 Animal Defenders

If you don’t know the name “Lindsay Herron” yet, it’s definitely time to get educated: Sergeant Herron of the Minneapolis Police Department is our city’s animal crimes investigator, a volunteer with local rescue A Rotta Love Plus, and the brains behind the Dog Safety Education Program, which teaches Minneapolis youth how to interact with dogs … Read More

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Mystery Solved: This is Why Your Dog Eats Poop

The poopscicle is to dogs what Girl Scout cookies are to humans. We wait all year for them to be “in season” and then binge on them for weeks at a time, desperate to eat as many as they can before the weather changes and the supply diminishes. But the difference is that, well, eating … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Bolero (aka Bo) the Belgian Malinois

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 Bo from Border Collie Rescue of Minnesota find his forever family!       Breed: Belgian Malinois Age: 5.5 years old Gender: Male, neutered … Read More

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Good Dog’s Guide to Moving

When it comes to moving, everyone has an opinion. Should you hire a professional? What’s the first thing you should pack? The last thing? Is there any point to putting your clothes into boxes or should you just throw everything you own into a bed sheet and tie it up like a bindle? But however … Read More

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Minnesota Dogs Enjoying an Outdoor Happy Hour… in February

It’s not that we’re crazy — it’s just that we’re Minnesotans. So of course we held a dog-friendly, OUTDOOR happy hour in February. I mean, we’d never let a little thing like below-zero temperatures get in the way of our fun! Which is why a massive pack of Sidewalk Dogs descended upon The Freehouse‘s patio … Read More

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13 of the Greatest Doggie Actors of All Time

The best part of any movie with a dog in it is, well, the dog in it. So in honor of Oscar Sunday, we got you a list of the best doggie actors of all time in –and here’s where it gets interesting– movies that are not actually about dogs. That’s right: No Air Bud! … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Toby 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 Toby from Ruff Start Rescue find his forever family!         Breed: Black Lab mix Age: 3 years old Gender: Male, neutered … Read More

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