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Doggie Date: Furry Photos

If you’ve been wanting to snag professional pics of (or with) your pup, here’s the perfect chance: Metro Dogs Daycare & Boarding‘s Furry Photos fundraiser is coming right up! WHAT: Furry Photos, a pet portrait event featuring the ever-so-talented Umbrella Studios photography. WHEN: Saturday, April 8 from 12-4pm WHERE: Metro Dogs in Minneapolis’ North Loop — 6 blocks north of Target … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Chopper

Sidewalk Dog’s pack leader Ali Jarvis braved the snow today (#wewillrebuild) to chat with our friends at Twin Cities Live. Keeping her company? The gorgeous 10-year-old Chopper, a Beagle mix adoptable from Rescued Pets Are Wonderful. While Chopper took in the exciting sights and sounds of live TV, Ali gave Steve and Elizabeth the 411 on this … Read More

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19 Places You Can Bring Your Dog in Northeast Minneapolis

Minnesota is packed with dog-friendly spots, and we’ve been spreading the woof about one pup-loving area at a time. We started with the historic ‘burb of Excelsior and Saint Paul’s scenic Mac-Groveland neighborhood; now it’s time to hit up Minneapolis – specifically, its Northeast nabe. Here are 19 of our favorite pups-welcome spots in Northeast Minneapolis: ‘Tis our doo-ty to provide … Read More

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Giveaway Alert: Brag About Your Dog-Friendly Digs

Dinner or drinks on us? You betcha! Sidewalk Dog is committed to being the #1 resource for all things dog-friendly. From Poodles to patios, we want to be the very best we can be. With that in mind, we’re asking for your help in exchange for a chance at a $25 Blue Plate gift card. So … Read More

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Become Your Dog’s Best Friend With These Unique Workshops

Choosing the right training facility for your pooch is one of the most important tasks you’ll face as a dog parent. One green flag: Trainers who focus on transforming not just particular behaviors, but the canine-human relationship itself. When trainer Max Bitterman founded Your Dog’s Best Friend in Minneapolis, he put this relationship at the center of every class. … Read More

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Calling All Bird-Dog Lovers: Pheasant Fest is Coming to Minneapolis!

Dogs in their natural element are a thing of beauty: Be it embracing a sunny spot on the couch, enthusiastically hitting the hunting trail with their human BFF, or any other activity that lets their innate talent shine. So when Pheasants Forever asked us to spread the woof about their upcoming Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic sports show — open to the … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Kolo

(Editor’s note: Ali and the hosts accidentally referred to Kolo as a “she” during the segment — our apologies!) This week we cozied up on the couch of Twin Cities Live accompanied by handsome Kolo. This active, affectionate, seven-year-old Siberian Husky is looking for his forever home via Adopt A Husky, Inc. (You may recognize him from … Read More

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Doggy Date: Whisker Whirl

Bark your calendars for one glittery gala: Animal Humane Society’s 11th annual Whisker Whirl! You’ll enjoy tasty appetizers and desserts, wet your whiskers during the cocktail hour, feel your pup-lovin’ heart race during an exciting live auction, and much more. Most importantly, you’ll learn how your support has made a difference in the lives of animals — … Read More

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Counting on Minnesota Nice: Help Us Get Mama Home!

PUPDATE: Mama made it home! Reunion deets here. This week we received word that a precious pup, Mama, was stolen from her doting owner in Oakland, California. After going through a heckuva lot in the months since, she wound up right here in Minneapolis — as a stray in animal control. The good news: Thanks to … Read More

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Minneapolis to Consider Allowing Dogs Inside Breweries, Coffee Shops

Pupdate: We chatted about this issue on WCCO [scroll down to watch] and in the Star Tribune. Twin Cities dog lovers are fortunate to enjoy tons o’ dog-friendly businesses, including a huge number of restaurant, brewery, and coffee shop patios. The key word here is ‘patios’ — technically, it’s not legal for Minneapolis breweries and … Read More

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