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Photos: Dogs at the Beagle Freedom Patio Party

Earlier this week, we hosted a dog-friendly happy hour party at Longfellow Grill, and the turnout was fantastic — and wonderfully furry. The beer was cold, the hot dogs were delicious, and the canine attendees lurved their Chuck & Don’s gift bags and ice cream samples. Plus, KME Photography was on site snapping some gorgeous … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Mama Rozalyn the Pitbull

Editor’s Note: Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ love for her “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups who are looking for loving “furever” homes. Please consider sharing this post — you might help Rozalyn from Save-a-Bull MN find her forever family! Breed: Pitbull Age:  2 years old Gender: Female, (soon to be) spayed Size/Weight: 50 lbs Time … Read More

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Pardon My Frenchie: A Dog-Friendly Bastille Day Party

Bastille Day may technically be a French holiday, but we’d never turn town an excuse to throw a dog-friendly party! So vive la France, mes amis! When: Tuesday, July 14 from 5 – 9pm Where: 3 Squares Restaurant in Maple Grove Who: You and your dog, regardless of size or breed! Cost: $0! Just RSVP so we know how many … Read More

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Before & After: Doggie Weight Loss Challenge Results

For the past two months, four local dogs have been participating in the Sojos Weight Loss Challenge. Each dog was given a supply of Sojos pet food (which is dehydrated raw — it’s pack dog Ellie Mae’s current fave and made right here in Minneapolis), was instructed on the importance of exercise and limited treats, and … Read More

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Photos: Small Dogs Took Over Two St. Paul Patios

Last week, we hosted a patio party in St. Paul for small dogs and their people — and it was a smashing good time! Chuck & Don’s provided samples and gift bags for all attendees, and our restaurant hosts Scusi & Groveland Tap gave out treat bags of their own — including reusable Blue Plate … Read More

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Photos: 36 Dogs Walking in TC Pride Parade

This weekend marked the annual Pride festival here in the Twin Cities, but with the historic SCOTUS decision for marriage equality coming down on Friday, this year’s Pride parade was bigger than ever with an estimated 150,000 people in attendance. It was also the most adorable year for the annual parade, as this year, Sidewalk … Read More

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Dog Park Detective: Instagram Celebridogs at Cleary Lake Park

Dog Park Detective is an ongoing series in which Sidewalk Dog sniffs out the best parks in the Twin Cities metro. Check out the other parks we’ve investigated, and stay tuned for opportunities for your dog to be one of our Detectives! THE DETECTIVES: Some of Minnesota’s most famous (and attractive!) Instagram dog accounts THE DAY: … Read More

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Kramer Does Dog-Friendly Red Wing

Like a pint-sized pup, summer in Minnesota is short and sweet – and that means it’s your doo-ty to fit in as many dog-friendly day trips as possible. My newest recommendation for you is Red Wing and the surrounding area: this day trip destination gets two paws up from yours truly, plus a hearty basenji … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Yuma the American Pit Bull Terrier

Editor’s Note: Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ love for her “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups who are looking for loving “furever” homes. Please consider sharing this post — you might help Yuma from A Rotta Love Plus find his forever family!       Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier Age: 7 years old Gender: Male, … Read More

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Annual Doggie Drag Show Comes to TC Pride

The annual Twin Cities Pride weekend is always one of Minneapolis’s most vibrant. But why should humans have all the fun? Let your four-legged friend show her pride and strut her stuff at the 6th annual Doggy Drag Show! The show starts at 3:00pm on Saturday, June 27 and is sponsored once again by the … Read More

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