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Kramer Does Dog-Friendly Grand Marais and Lutsen

Sometimes, it just pays to beg. I’ve been begging and pawing and drooling in anticipation of doing a story on Grand Marais and Lutsen in Cook County, and I finally got my wish. Grand Marais has been nicknamed “America’s coolest small town” – but I’d like to take that a wag further and declare it America’s … Read More

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Pets of the Homeless Embarks on Sixth Annual ‘Give a Dog a Bone’ Week

Next week, August 10 – 16, will mark the sixth national Pets of the Homeless Give a Dog a Bone week. Across the country, hundreds of member collection sites for Pets of the Homeless will be asking the community to bring donations of pet food and supplies to their neighborhood participating donation sites, which will then be distributed to homeless individuals trying to care for their pets. In … Read More

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Monticello Residents Raising Funds for City’s First Dog Park

A small band of determined people in Monticello, Minnesota are working with the Monticello Parks Commission to raise funds and develop the city’s first ever off-leash dog park — and you can help. Two acres of land in Meadow Oak Park has been identified and set aside by the city council to be used as … Read More

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August 19: Bring Your Dog to Happy Hour to Benefit Rescue

Bark your calendars, folks, for the dog-friendliest happy hour in town! We’ll be hosting another furbulous event for dogs and their hoomans at The Freehouse in just a couple of weeks — and proceeds will benefit local rescue favorite, MN Boxer Rescue. Come on out to join us! WHO: You and your leashed dog. All … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Ellie the Lab/Husky mix

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 share this post — you might help Ellie from ACT V Rescue & Rehabilitation find her forever family!     Breed: Lab/Husky mix Age: 4 year old Gender: Female, spayed Size/Weight: 80 lbs … Read More

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Photo Feature: Dogs Strutting Their Stuff in Aquatennial Parade

If you attended the CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade to kick off the Minneapolis Aquatennial this year, you know it was furrier and more adorable than ever, thanks to the nearly 80 dogs who strutted their stuff down Hennepin Avenue with us! Need photographic evidence? You got it — get your ogle on. These photos from … Read More

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Kramer Does Dog-Friendly Thunder Bay, Ontario

Fellow Fidos: There’s nothing to fear about Thunder Bay, despite having the big scary T-Word in the name. Thunder Bay’s humans are super friendly, the waterfront view is wag-tacular, and opportunities for adventure abound. No matter which way you get there, the views going into the city will make you want to roll over and … Read More

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Doggie Date: Paws on Grand

This Sunday, August 2, is the 10th annual Paws on Grand, a pup-ular festival hosted by Grand Avenue businesses and local rescue groups to celebrate all things dog — while raising money for our pals at The Pet Project. Attendees will be able to get their paws on giveaways, relax on dog-friendly patios, visit with … Read More

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Dog Park Detective: St. Anthony Parkway

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 Dog Park Detectives! The Dog: Mari Itsu, the Shiba Inu The Day: Thursday, July 23 … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: 4 Adoptable Canines!

While our fearless leader Ali Jarvis usually visits Twin Cities Live once per month to showcase an adoptable dog in local rescue, this month’s visit was a super special one. Why? Because Ali brought on not one, not two, but FOUR adoptable dogs from four different Minnesota rescues! Get in touch with the rescues below, … Read More

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