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How to Build Your Dog’s Confidence in New Situations

This is a guest post from Danielle Lindblom of The Adventure Dog Blog and High Spirits Dog Training. Is your pup a little unsure in new situations? Want to remind your dog of his inner strength and super powers? Just looking for a way to connect more with your four-legged pal? Here are some tips to build your … Read More

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Shop Dog: Howie of Excelsior Bay Books

This installment of Shop Dog is scooped and served to you by ScoopyPoo DoggyDoo PickUp. We recently dug up deets on all things dog-friendly in Excelsior, and couldn’t wait to learn more about shop dog Howie of Excelsior Bay Books. This cozy indie bookstore invites customers to enjoy volumes of treats for humans on its shelves, and literal … Read More

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Doggy Date: Wine and Woof

Spring is right around the corner, and we’re looking forward to the months of warm weather and wag-worthy outdoor events ahead. First up? Home for Life Animal Sanctuary‘s dog-friendly Wine and Woof! If you love sipping fine wine, overlooking gorgeous scenery with your pup by your side, and savoring the warm-fuzzy feelings of supporting a terrific nonprofit, this event … Read More

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19 Places You Can Bring Your Dog in Northeast Minneapolis

Minnesota is packed with dog-friendly spots, and we’ve been spreading the woof about one pup-loving area at a time. We started with the historic ‘burb of Excelsior and Saint Paul’s scenic Mac-Groveland neighborhood; now it’s time to hit up Minneapolis – specifically, its Northeast nabe. Here are 19 of our favorite pups-welcome spots in Northeast Minneapolis: ‘Tis our doo-ty to provide … Read More

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The Adventure Dogs Visit Lebanon Hills Regional Park

This is a guest post from Danielle Lindblom of The Adventure Dog Blog and The Adventure Puppy Club. If you’re looking for a great dog-friendly hiking trail in the South Metro, check out Jensen Lake Trail in Lebanon Hills Regional Park. Located in Eagan, this is a 2.6 mile loop around the beautiful Jensen Lake. Easy … Read More

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Giveaway Alert: Brag About Your Dog-Friendly Digs

Dinner or drinks on us? You betcha! Sidewalk Dog is committed to being the #1 resource for all things dog-friendly. From Poodles to patios, we want to be the very best we can be. With that in mind, we’re asking for your help in exchange for a chance at a $25 Blue Plate gift card. So … Read More

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White Bear Lake May Close its Dog Beach. Here’s What You Can Do.

No more doggy paddling at White Bear Lake’s beach? Say it ain’t so! The city of White Bear Lake has proposed removing the dog exercise area at Matoska Park, reports MPR News. This beloved spot for many local pups would get the ax in order to create more space for two-legged swimmers. (We’re all for human … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Kolo

(Editor’s note: Ali and the hosts accidentally referred to Kolo as a “she” during the segment — our apologies!) This week we cozied up on the couch of Twin Cities Live accompanied by handsome Kolo. This active, affectionate, seven-year-old Siberian Husky is looking for his forever home via Adopt A Husky, Inc. (You may recognize him from … Read More

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Doggy Date: Whisker Whirl

Bark your calendars for one glittery gala: Animal Humane Society’s 11th annual Whisker Whirl! You’ll enjoy tasty appetizers and desserts, wet your whiskers during the cocktail hour, feel your pup-lovin’ heart race during an exciting live auction, and much more. Most importantly, you’ll learn how your support has made a difference in the lives of animals — … Read More

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Guide to Socializing Your Pup in Dog-Friendly Stores

This is a guest post from Danielle Lindblom of The Adventure Dog Blog and The Adventure Puppy Club. Everyone tells you that your puppy needs to be socialized. It’s almost a buzzword. Socialize! Or else! Go everywhere, do everything. But what should you actually DO? Here’s a quick guide for fun activities you can do in … Read More

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