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9 Instances of Foster Dog Antics Gone Hilariously Right

Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to be highlighting Good Karma Animal Rescue of MN for the next few months. This remarkable, foster-based rescue is known for a top-notch commitment to dogs and a five-star experience for volunteers. Good Karma foster parents have opened their homes and hearts to a lot of lucky pups over the years. … Read More

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Running with the Big Dogs: Off-Leash Barn Romp Event

Calling all big* dogs: The small dogs had their fun, now it’s your turn for an indoor play date. Track down your hooman and press that big ol’ noggin into their lap til they agree: you NEED to get out of the house — preferably to a huge, heated barn — and romp til you drop. … Read More

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Doggie Date: Photos of Your Furry Valentine

If you crave quality time with your fave hound heartthrob on Valentine’s weekend, you’re in luck: the My Furry Valentine tradition continues at Metro Dogs Daycare & Boarding on Saturday, February 13 from 12-4 pm. Karin Newstrom Photography will be on hand to capture the fondness you have for your four-legged friend — a keepsake sweeter than any box of chocolates. Metro Dogs owner … Read More

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Get a Beagle, they Said. It’ll Be Fun, they Said. (It TOTALLY was.)

We recently shared this meme in hopes of getting a few of your Beagle stories in return: Thousands of comments later, things were clearly a little out of hand — in the cutest way possible. Read on for an introduction to your new favorite breed: 1. Many Beagles, like Jake Waffles here, name tiny humans among their BFFs. 2. Some have the coolest.names.ever. … Read More

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Fostering is Good Karma: How to Choose an Org and Save a Life

Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to be highlighting Good Karma Animal Rescue of MN for the next few months. This remarkable, foster-based rescue is known for a top-notch commitment to dogs and a five-star experience for volunteers. To get more Good Karma in your life, visit their website and Facebook page. “Foster a dog, save a … Read More

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11 MN Dogs Whose Head Tilts Solved Everything

We put the call out to SWDers for their pups’ head-tilt pics, which are pretty much our kryptonite. The results were clear: your dogs really, really want to know what you just said. 1. Waylon isn’t quite sure what you’re getting at, but a 90-degree tilt just might help. 2. “What was that? Hang on, lemme lean into … Read More

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9 Deliciously-Named MN Dogs

We recently asked SWDers to share their pups’ most unique names, and some of your responses were pawsitively palatable. Here are 9 local dogs whose names make us happy — and hungry! 1. Jelly! “At the time I adopted her, I had Petey and Belle — with Jelly, they became PB&J.” 2. Lemon (and lil’ buddy, Lydia). 3. V.A.Nilla … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Buddy the Springer Spaniel

Editor’s Note: Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups who are looking for loving homes. Please share this post to help Buddy find his forever family!  Name: Buddy Breed: English Springer Spaniel Age: 11 years old Gender: Male, neutered Size/Weight: 50 lbs Rescue: English Springer Rescue America Time in Foster: 2 months Foster’s Name: Pam Location: Minneapolis ______________ SWD: Is there … Read More

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Most Pup-ular Dog Names of 2015

“What’s in a name? A dog by any other name would probably smell just as stinky.” — deep dog owner thoughts From the tastefully traditional to the fantastically fashionable, the process of bestowing your new family member with a moniker worthy of their personality is about as fun as it gets. Rover.com recently went on a data dig to compile the most popular dog … Read More

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24 MN Dogs who are Kicking Off the New Year in Style

As we ring in the New Year and reflect on 2015, our hearts fill with gratitude for our extended pack: YOU. (Res, ru!) Once again, you’ve made it a delight and a privilege to bring you the best of dog-friendly everything in Minnesota. Our 500+ Kickstarter backers were among the stars that made our 2015 so bright. We asked our backers’ pups for their New Year’s resolutions; their responses … Read More

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