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Minneapolis Wins Top Dog-Friendly City in Midwest!

Give yourselves a round of ap-paw-se, Sidewalk Doggers: we’ve got something to brag about. According to the September issue of Dog Fancy Magazine, Minneapolis is the best dog-friendly city in the Midwest! Yip yip hurray! We’re not surprised though, and we’re guessing you (the 392,880 humans and 105,000 four-legged tail-waggers who call Minneapolis home) aren’t either. … Read More

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Dog Park Detective: Alpine Off-Leash Dog Park

The Day: Sunday, July 13th, a cool and breezy 66 degrees The Dog: Snuggly Buggly, a Border Collie mix The Park: Alpine Off-leash Dog Park (off of Sunfish Lake Boulevard and Alpine Drive in Ramsey) The Amenities: Large fenced-in park with a doggie drinking fountain, dog duty pick-up bags, and picnic benches   In the … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Po the Greyhound!

Yesterday was the first Monday of the month, and you know what that means: Ali brought an adoptable dog on Twin Cities Live! This month, her companion was a handsome greyhound named Po from Minnesota Greyhound Rescue. Po was a little bit nervous about being in the limelight, and that manifested in a way the … Read More

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Dog Park Detective: Egan Park in Plymouth

[Editor’s Note: This six-part series celebrates some of the Twin Cities finest dog parks just in time for summer. If your favorite park didn’t make it this year, review your top spot in our directory so we can feature it in 2015.] The Day: May 13, a blustery grey 52 degrees The Dog: Enzo, a Nova Scotian Duck Tolling Retriever (“Toller” … Read More

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Dog Park Detective: Carver Park Reserve

[Editor’s Note: This six-part series celebrates some of the Twin Cities finest dog parks just in time for summer. If your favorite park didn’t make it this year, review your top spot in our directory so we can feature it in 2015.] The Day: April 11, a gorgeous 60 degrees The Dog: PJ, a pointer/husky mix The Park: Carver Park Reserve, off … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Petiquette 101

The sun is out, the days are warm(ish), and we know dog-lovers everywhere are about to paint the town with their furriest friends. With that in mind, Fearless Sidewalk Dog pack leader Ali Jarvis visited our pals at Twin Cities Live to spread the woof about petiquette. It’s hard to believe, but not everyone loves … Read More

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Dog Park Detective: Battle Creek

[Editor’s Note: This six-part series celebrates some of the Twin Cities finest dog parks just in time for summer. If your favorite park didn’t make it this year, review your top spot in our directory so we can feature it in 2015.]     The Day: April 4, a sunny 50 degrees The Dog: PJ, a … 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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The Good Dog’s Guide to Dog Parks

Dog-park season is in full swing, and (lucky you!) the Twin Cities has plenty of places for Milo to mingle with other be-pawed pals, including the newest dog rec spot on the block, opening today: Minneapolis’s Lyndale Farmstead Off-Leash Recreation Area. A trip to the dog park is a great way for you and your … Read More

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Fun with Feedback: We really want to know, fur reals!

Ed. note: We first posted this on September 16th, but the response was more like a few quiet whimpers rather than a series of loud barks. We’re reposting in hopes that you’ll respond with your thoughts and feedback. Tell us whatcha think of SidewalkDog.com   Well, three months into our relaunch, we at Sidewalk Dog are still … Read More

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