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Cover Dog Cuties: October Runners-Up

Congratulations to Baron Von Tuggington, our November Cover Dog Contest winner! The contest was for the scariest (or cutest) disguised pooch in all the metro: open to any pup dressed in Halloween gear. While Baron Von Tuggington took top prizes (including a Sarah Beth Photography cover photo and free food and treats from Canine Caviar), he … Read More

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Find a Lost Dog? Do These 6 Things Stat

As much as we don’t want anyone to lose his or her dog, sometimes it happens. Despite our best intentions and our years of dog-owning experience, sometimes our dogs get loose, especially around holidays like the 4th of July (thank you, fireworks) and Halloween (frequent opening and closing of doors, scary masks, constant doorbell ringing, … Read More

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Five Last-Minute DIY Howl-oween Costumes

Halloween is right around the dark, scary corner. (Seriously, it’s two days away.) If you planned on dressing your adorable pooch up this year, but haven’t gotten around to tracking down a costume yet, have no fear: SWD is here! We assembled a list of five DIY costumes that you can pull together in mere … Read More

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5 Ways Your Dog Will Save You in the Zombie Apocalypse

It’s Halloween week, so if you’re smart, you’re worried about one thing and one thing only: the zombie apocalypse. Sure, it might seem a little convenient for the zombie outbreak to begin on All Hallow’s Eve, but that’s just what the zombies want you to think. So make the smart choice, and be prepared. Lucky … Read More

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'Trick or Biscuit?' Halloween goes to the dogs

Ever lament the fact that Halloween is usually only fun for kids or people with kids? Well, the single dog parents among us (as well as anyone else who loves dogs and Halloween!) can get in on the fun at Pampered Pooch Playground‘s annual Woof-N-Treat doggie Halloween party on October 30th! Sidewalk Dog will be … Read More

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Shop Dog: Higgins of Totally Kids and The Bean Bag Store

Meredeth Barzen We at Sidewalk Dog have a soft spot for Cavalier King Charles Spaniels like Luc, the original Sidewalk Dog who passed away this spring. So when Annie Seberson of Totally Kids Furniture and The Bean Bag Store in Bloomington e-mailed us about her shop dog, a Cav named Higgins, our hearts naturally melted. … Read More

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Spooky Sports: Monster Dash 5K-9 at Lake Harriet this Saturday

By Meredeth Barzen Looking for a fun way to celebrate Halloween with your dog? Team Ortho is holding its annual “Monster Dash” 5K-9 on the spookiest day of the year—this Saturday, October 31. The 5K-9 is the dog- and costume-friendly (for people and their pets!) portion of the Monster Dash race, which also includes a … Read More

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Put Your Pets Needs before Your Party

Many big Halloween parties are coming up this weekend. Experts say it’ll can be safer and more fun for your well-socialized dogs to enjoy parties created for dogs, safer to leave dogs home when you attend human parties and best to find the dog a nice relaxing place to dwell if you’re hosting a Halloween … Read More

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