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Doggie Date: Last Best Pool Party of the Season

[Editor’s note 9/9/16: the party is now sold out!] Home for Life Animal Sanctuary is about to put the doggie in doggie paddle with their first annual pup-friendly pool party. And we. are. stoked. Before the Olympic-size pool of St. Paul’s Town and Country Club closes for the season, they’re opening it to you and your four-legged water … Read More

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Local Animal Sanctuary Teams Up with West Metro Teens to Teach Life Skills

We have deep love for a lot of non-profits, and we just got some great news about one of our favorites: Home for Life. This animal sanctuary provides loving, lifetime care for dogs and cats that can lead quality lives but are unable to find homes due to old age, disabilities or medical needs, or … Read More

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Good Samaritan Saves Lives of 11 Dogs

It isn’t often that a story like this one has a happy ending. But we’re in luck today. In November of last year, the staff at Home for Life Animal Sanctuary received an anonymous tip that that a dog was tied to the gates of their animal sanctuary in rural Wisconsin. They acted immediately and went … Read More

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Home for Life Fundraising Brunch with 9/11 Survivor and Service Dog

WHAT: A fundraiser brunch for Home for Life featuring special guest Michael Hingson, 9/11 survivor and author, and his current service dog WHEN: Sunday, October 5th from 10:00am -1:00pm WHERE: The Calhoun Beach Club (map) On Sunday, October 5th, the Calhoun Beach Club hosts Home for Life’s Fall Fancy Feast, a fundraiser brunch with special guests Michael … Read More

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Workin’ Together: Doggie daycare and boarding facilities partner with nonprofits

When you can’t take your precious pooch with you to the office or the Bahamas, it’s nice to know that you have your pick of the litter when it comes to doggie daycares and boarding facilities. We love our doggie caretakers in the Twin Cities—but what we really love is a trend we’ve been seeing lately: … Read More

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Bark and Roll in St. Paul this Saturday

We’ve heard (and we agree) that St. Paul does not get nearly enough puppy love. That’s all about to change! Lack of dog parks notwithstanding, Mears Park is a shimmering star among city parks, and it will be the site of a super-fun, truly cool, do-not-miss dog-friendly event this weekend. We are so there. Gorgeous, … Read More

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Rise 'n' Shine: Mega Mall dog walk coming up

After an impossibly perfect month or so, there’s a distinct chill in their air this weekend. Soon, the winter winds will make your morning dog walks just a bit less pleasant, which can only mean one thing: It’s almost time for the Home for Life Doggone Early Dog Walk! That’s right, on Sunday, November 7th, … Read More

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I'll Drink to That: La Belle Vie offers charitable cocktail

By Meredeth Barzen Twin Citians craving a custom-crafted cocktail have yet another reason to imbibe, thanks to bartender extraordinaire (and big-time animal fan) Johnny Michaels and the generous folks at La Belle Vie, who have partnered to donate $1 from a certain rotating drink on the restaurant’s elaborate, ever-changing cocktail menu (PDF) to an animal … Read More

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The Art of the Dog Holiday Display at Mall of America

Late last month, the Mall of America was taken over by pooches and their people at the first annual Doggone Early Dog Walk, benefiting Home for Life Animal Sanctuary. The walk kicked off The Art of the Dog, Home for Life’s annual holiday display of dog statues and doghouses designed and adorned by local artists. Jessie Marianiello … Read More

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Wet Nose Wine Sales Benefit Home for Life Animal Sanctuary

If you love dogs and wine—we at Sidewalk Dog sure do—you’re in luck, because Home for Life Animal Sanctuary recently introduced a private label wine called Wet Nose wines. Available exclusively at The Wine Market (locations in Mendota Heights and Woodbury), Wet Nose wines are reasonably priced at $12 per bottle, and 20% of Wet … Read More

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