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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Pluto the Hound

Yesterday was the first Monday of the month, which means Sidewalk Dog’s pack leader Ali Jarvis visited Twin Cities Live with one of the Twin Cities’ cutest, most adoptable dogs. This month, her canine companion was Pluto the hound mix from MN PAWS. [Related: Meet adoptable Jewel the Chihuahua.] We like to say that every … Read More

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MN Sergeant Named one of America’s Top 10 Animal Defenders

If you don’t know the name “Lindsay Herron” yet, it’s definitely time to get educated: Sergeant Herron of the Minneapolis Police Department is our city’s animal crimes investigator, a volunteer with local rescue A Rotta Love Plus, and the brains behind the Dog Safety Education Program, which teaches Minneapolis youth how to interact with dogs … Read More

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Mystery Solved: This is Why Your Dog Eats Poop

The poopscicle is to dogs what Girl Scout cookies are to humans. We wait all year for them to be “in season” and then binge on them for weeks at a time, desperate to eat as many as they can before the weather changes and the supply diminishes. But the difference is that, well, eating … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Bolero (aka Bo) the Belgian Malinois

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 Bo from Border Collie Rescue of Minnesota find his forever family!       Breed: Belgian Malinois Age: 5.5 years old Gender: Male, neutered … Read More

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Minnesota Dogs Enjoying an Outdoor Happy Hour… in February

It’s not that we’re crazy — it’s just that we’re Minnesotans. So of course we held a dog-friendly, OUTDOOR happy hour in February. I mean, we’d never let a little thing like below-zero temperatures get in the way of our fun! Which is why a massive pack of Sidewalk Dogs descended upon The Freehouse‘s patio … Read More

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13 of the Greatest Doggie Actors of All Time

The best part of any movie with a dog in it is, well, the dog in it. So in honor of Oscar Sunday, we got you a list of the best doggie actors of all time in –and here’s where it gets interesting– movies that are not actually about dogs. That’s right: No Air Bud! … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Toby the Lab 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 consider sharing this post — you might help Toby from Ruff Start Rescue find his forever family!         Breed: Black Lab mix Age: 3 years old Gender: Male, neutered … Read More

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Almost Famous: Dogs of The Brave New Workshop

The Brave New Workshop Comedy Theater has been a cornerstone of the Minneapolis comedy scene for 55 years, so if you aren’t familiar with it yet, this is definitely your moment. Between the laugh-til-you-pee-a-little shows and their gorgeous theater space downtown (with multiple bars and plenty of bathrooms — folks who visited their old space in … Read More

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Duluth’s Sled Dog Marathon Weekend in 18 Photos

Sidewalk Dog took a visit up to the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon this year and learned some truly amazing stuff. But we also saw some seriously amazing stuff (because surprise! there’s more to the opening weekend than the sled race itself), and we want to show you some of our favorites. The Cub Run. … Read More

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9 Adoptable #50ShadesofGreyhound Hounds

This weekend marked the premier of 50 Shades of Grey, but far more importantly, it launched our 50 Shades of Greyhound adoption campaign, in which we’re featuring a slew of adoptable greyhounds all over our Facebook and Twitter pages. (More details here.) We teamed up with Tito’s Handmade Vodka because 1) they love rescue and 2) they … Read More

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