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When Finding a Dog-Friendly Apartment is the Pits

It can be tough out there for a renting pet owner: While dog-friendly apartments are relatively common, size and breed restrictions limit options for four-legged family members who are on the bigger side or on the list of commonly discriminated-against breeds. Lack of inclusive pet-friendly housing is also a major cause of shelter overpopulation. So we’re thrilled to spread … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Diamond

This afternoon our pack leader Ali Jarvis popped into Twin Cities Live with Diamond, a well-mannered Lab/Border Collie mix adoptable from Second Chance Animal Rescue. Steve and Elizabeth took a shine to Diamond right away, and she charmed viewers with her wag and wiggle. Diamond’s a Yes Dog: As in yes, she’s house-trained; yes, she’s crate-trained; yes, she’s great … Read More

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7 Reasons MN Dog Lovers (You) Deserve a Really Good Christmas Present This Year

You’ve heard that our MN Maker Howliday Boxes are the pawfect gift for everyone you know, but don’t forget to nab one for your oh-so-deserving self. Here are seven reasons dog owners like you have earned the right to indulge in an early Christmas present: 1. You jumped outta bed like a ninja at 3 … Read More

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Fur Keeps: New MN Program Prevents Pet Surrender

It’s an all-too-common scenario in the rescue world: animals surrendered because owners can no longer afford to care for their pets. When chocolate-lab Cash broke his back leg, his family — unable to afford Cash’s surgery or rehabilitation — was faced with the heartbreaking decision to surrender their pet to Carver-Scott Humane Society (CSHS), a foster-based nonprofit … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Jasmine and Howliday Boxes

Our ever-festive pack leader Ali Jarvis popped into Twin Cities Live today to spread some pre-holiday cheer: First by bringing the world’s sweetest Chihuahua as her guest, then by debuting our brand-new MN Maker Howliday Boxes. Ali introduced Jasmine, a sweet, happy one-year-old pup adoptable from Forever Loved Animal Rescue. This peanut hails from Puerto Rico, … Read More

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Doggy Date: Celebrate Heroes at The Fetching Ball

Come one! Come all! (And please stay while you’re at it.) Don’t miss a fetching night of drinks, dining, storytelling, and more in support of Can Do Canines. The great news: Playwright and storyteller Kevin Kling will be providing the evening’s entertainment. (Remember This American Woof? He’s one of the best in the biz.) And the always wonderful Rebecca … Read More

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MN Dogs Had a Howling Good Halloween at The Freehouse

This past weekend we celebrated Howloween at The Freehouse, marking the end of our 2016 event season. And holy Schnauzer — you guys showed up like crazy to soak up the last of this year’s patio-party scene in support of Pet Haven. What a crowd! Wags of gratitude go out to our event sponsors, Metro Dogs Daycare … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Doggy Halloween Costumes

This afternoon saw a Halloween treat at Twin Cities Live: Our pack leader Ali Jarvis co-hosted a live costume fashion show featuring some of the the doggone cutest models we’ve ever seen. Cari walked the plank — er, runway — as the most precious pirate ever, while Guthrie was positively edible in his spaghetti and meatballs costume. Princess George Harrison was a … Read More

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What Happened When These MN Apple Orchards Went Dog-Friendly

This fall we published our annual guide to dog-friendly apple orchards and your dogs went bananas for it (so to speak). We so love seeing pics of your happy pooches strolling through rows of apples and pumpkins, and — perhaps most of all — stopping for a pic behind those cheesy face-cutout thingies. Without further adoo, … Read More

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Doggie Date: Sidewalk Dog Howloween Bash

Halloween is almost upon us, Minnesotans. You’ve got the dog. You’ve got the perfect costume (er, almost). Now you just need a place to show it off. Someplace hip, with drinks, food, and giveaways galore. Also a photographer. Because the world needs to see your pup in her Howloween finest. And so do we. WHAT: Our dog-friendly … Read More

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