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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Mila the Border Collie 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 Mila from SMART Rescue find her forever family!         Breed: Border Collie Mix Age: 10 months old Gender: Female, spayed Size/Weight: 35 … Read More

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3 Ways to Manage Your Dog’s Barking

It’s just a fact of life: Dogs are going to bark. Whether it be because their nemesis, the three-legged-squirrel across the yard, is getting too close to the house or because your buddy just really, really wants to go outside, your dog is going to bark sometimes. But what if he barks obsessively? As in, … Read More

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Filthy Huskies & Malamutes Take Over MN Dog Park

Once a month, the people and dogs of Husky Huddle and Malamute Mingle (H2M2 for those in the know) meet up at a local dog park to let their furriest friends sprint, tussle, and play. This past Sunday, the group met up at Woodbury Dog Park, and we invited ourselves along to take some pictures … Read More

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Doggie Date: Indoor Ugly Sweater Party

WHAT: A dog-friendly ugly sweater party held for a good cause and indoors! WHEN: Friday, December 19 from 4 – 7pm WHERE: The Bone Bone Room at Bone Adventure in Northeast (map) Okay, get ready, you guys: National Ugly Sweater Day is coming up, and charitable pet foundation Frankie’s Friends is throwing a fabulous party to celebrate! … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Pearl the Sheltie

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 Pearl from Minnesota Sheltie Rescue find her forever family!     Breed: Sheltie Age: 2 years old Gender: Female, spayed Size/Weight: 19 lbs Time in … Read More

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You Can Help Keep Dogs in Their Own Homes this Holiday

We all love our dogs. Period. And even knowing, little though we like to think about it, that there are people in our community who need to give up their pets because they can no longer care for food or care chills us to the bone. We can’t imagine having to give up our furry … Read More

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Dog Park Detective: High Bridge Dog Park

[ Dog Park Detective is an ongoing series in which Sidewalk Dog sniffs out the best parks in the Twin Cities metro. Check out the other parks we've investigated, and stay tuned for opportunities for your dog to be one of our Dog Park Detectives! ] THE DAY: November 25, a blustery 17 degrees THE DETECTIVES: Dozer, a … Read More

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Cover Dog Cuties: December Runners-Up

Congratulations to Meribel and Glimmer, our December Cover Dog Contest winners! The contest was for any dogs weighing less than 40 pounds. While Meribel and Glimmer took top prizes (including a Sarah Beth Photography cover photo and free food and treats from Canine Caviar), they weren’t the only adorable dogs in this month’s contest. Here’s … Read More

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Gift It: 10 Wonderful Wearables

[ Sidewalk Dog is publishing a different holiday gift guide every day this week, complete with special discounts for you, you wonderful readers! You can find the whole collection here, or just go straight to what you're looking for: gifts for dog-lovers, gifts you can buy online, health and wellness, and toys and treats. Today's theme? Stuff your little … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Caesar the Pug

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 Caesar from MN Midwest Pug Rescue find his forever family!         Breed: Pug Age: 4 years Gender: Male, neutered Size/Weight: 14 pounds … Read More

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