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On the Hunt for Dog-Friendly Patios

It’s finally springtime in Minnesota, and you know what that means, friends: patio-sittin’ in the sunshine! We already have a stellar directory of dog-friendly restaurant and coffee shop patios (and we’re adding breweries as we speak), but we’re smart enough to know we’re missing some great spots. But lucky for us, we have you. Yes, … Read More

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Rescue in Crisis: Help a Great (Dane) Rescue

A local rescue’s in trouble, SWDers, and we’re flying the bat(dog) signal: Great Dane Rescue of MN and WI (GDROMN) needs volunteers, and they need ‘em fast! Over the past few months, GDROMN has undergone some management changes — leaving their board of directors two people short and their doors firmly closed. “What’s hard about our … Read More

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Doggie Date: Shop Local at HAMMS One-Day Market

THE DEETS What: HAMMS one-day market When: Saturday, May 3 from 10:00 – 4:00 Where: Former Hamm’s Brewery Shipping Docks at 713 East Minnehaha Avenue in St. Paul Cost: $10 in advance, $15 at the door     Mark your calendars, lads and Lassies: the 2nd annual Help A Minnesota Maker Succeed (HAMMS) Event is back and … Read More

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Spring Clean Your Pooch

No bones about it: this winter was rough on all of us, including Fido. His skin is dry, his paws are chapped, and to top it all off, now he’s shedding for spring. To help our furry friends recover and prepare for better weather, we stopped by our partner Ollu Dog Wash and Grooming Salon … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Duchess the Ridgeback/Shepherd

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 Duchess from Pet Haven find her human!   Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback / German shepherd mix Age: 2 years  … Read More

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March Fabness Nominees: A Salute to the Fallen

As you may have heard (we’ve been shouting it from the mountain tops), we won the myTalk 107.1 2014 March Fabness contest! Circle-wags abound! The marvelous Alexis Thompson from myTalk nominated us (she lurves dogs) and then campaigned her tail off for us when we faced-off against some seriously amazing, beloved local restaurants, teams, and shops. The … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Bruiser the Chihuahua!

As she does on the first Monday of each month, our pack leader Ali Jarvis visited Twin Cities Live and brought another adoptable rescue dog along with her. This month, her furry companion was Bruiser the Chihuahua from Small Dog Rescue of Minnesota.  In an adorable twist, Bruiser whined the whole time he was on camera (and stopped … Read More

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April Cover Dog Cuties: Runners-Up

This Tuesday, April Cover Dog Contest winner (and rescue sweetheart) Winnie debuted on the top of our Facebook page. She may have taken top honors, but this 25-pounds-or-less contest was one of our closest ever. Check out our super-cute runners-up below!     “Layla is a miracle dog who almost died. I adopted her and … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Bella the Dutch 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 Bella from Safe Hands Rescue find her human!        Breed: Dutch shepherd mix Age: 6 … Read More

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We Asked, You Answered: Twin Cities Dog Shaming

We know how much you love your dogs, but we also know that they can be mischievous little rascals sometimes. That’s why we asked you to share some of your dog’s antics with us for a little good-natured, internet dog shaming. (Heck, this meme is so pup-ular even Seth Meyers is into it!) Here are … Read More

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