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Doggie Date: MN AIDS Walk

There’s nothing a dog loves more than going out into the world for a walk with their human (except, perhaps, for dinner time). So this May 17, give your dog everything she wants by doing the MN AIDS Walk with her. Part walk, part fundraiser, part fair, and all fun, this is a doggie-delighting event … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Pistol Pete the German Shorthaired Pointer

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 Pistol from Great Plains Pointer Rescue find his forever family!         Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer Age: 8-10 years old Gender: Male, … Read More

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Guilty Dog Contest Winner: Literally Rolling Out the Red Carpet

This past Saturday, we crowned the winner of the Guilty Dog Contest at contest sponsor American Rug Laundry‘s fantastic Minneapolis space — or rather, we should say, we crowned the WINNERS! That’s right, in a delightful twist, we crowned not one but two dogs as the preeminent Guilty Dogs of Minnesota: Walter the Bassett hound … Read More

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Doggie Date: No-Kill Walk for the Animals

Is there anything better than a day of fun, food, and festivities in the name of animal rescues and shelters? We think not. Which is why we’re so thrilled to be the media sponsor (and event participant, of course) in this year’s No-Kill Walk for the Animals! WHEN: Saturday, May 2 from 9am – 1pm … Read More

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Dine Out for Life and Do Good with Your Dog

Dining Out for Life (DOFL), the annual fundraising event, is coming up on Thursday, April 30. It’s an all-day, statewide event, in which more than 200 restaurants band together to donate a portion of that day’s food and drink sales to The Aliveness Project, a community center that provides services and programs to people living with … Read More

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One-Day-Only Class: Homeopathy at Home for Pets and Their People

[Editor's Note: Homeopathy is meant to supplement your regular vet care, not supplant it. This is a "both/and" situation, not an "either/or." To be clear: Sidewalk Dog also loves ourselves some modern medicine.] We’ve all been there: Something’s not quite right with your pup, but you aren’t sure how to help. Is there something you … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Prince the Maltese

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 Prince from Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue find his forever family!         Breed: Maltese Age: 6 years old Gender: Male, neutered Size/Weight: 8 … Read More

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Delta Decides MN Dog Not Famous Enough to Fly in Cabin

At one time or another, most dog owners have thought about flying with their pet — how great it would be to be able to take the dog along on that winter vacation, on that long weekend trip to Chicago, for the extended stay to visit family down south. And if your dog is small enough … Read More

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Canine Influenza Outbreak in the Midwest

The following news release comes to us courtesy of the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center. We’ll be watching this story and will alert you to any developments. Suspected canine influenza recently has been reported in the Chicago area. Details are limited but there is a suggestion of widespread distribution of illnesses in dogs, especially dogs visiting dog … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Sully the Dobie

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 Sully from Midwest Animal Rescue & Services find his forever family!         Breed: Doberman Pinscher Age: 6.5 months old Gender: Male, … Read More

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