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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Buddy the Chihuahua Yorkie

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 Buddy from Small Dog Rescue of Minnesota find his forever family!         Breed: Chihuahua Yorkie Age: 15 years old Gender: Male, … Read More

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Special Dogs Found Special Homes: Update #2

Over the past several months, Sidewalk Dog has considered ourselves privileged to feature adoptable dogs in our Special Dogs Seek Special Home series in an effort to find them their forever homes. It’s been an honor and a joy getting to know so many wonderful dogs, and we’re even more pleased to be able to say that … Read More

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6 Thanksgiving Foods You Can Share With Your Dog

  Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all you’re grateful for, which for pet owners, means being thankful for our furriest friends. It’s also that time of year when we’re allowed encouraged to shove turkey, sweet potatoes, green beans, bread rolls, mashed potatoes, cranberries, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie, and every other type of … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Daphne 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 Daphne from No Dog Left Behind find her forever family!           Breed: Labrador Retriever mix Age: 1.5 years old … Read More

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Before and After: Peppy Paws Mobility Challenge Results

[ Editor’s Note: Confession time, you guys — challenges like this are some of the best parts of our job. Basically, we get to help local dogs live their best lives by putting high-quality products into their furry little paws. (Remember the Fat to Fit Challenge with Raw Bistro?) But we couldn’t do any of this … Read More

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Doggie Date: INDOOR Shopping, Art, and Prizes in Minneapolis

What: A dog-friendly shopping extravaganza complete with giveaways, art, and Sarah Beth Photography calendars, all in support of The Pet Project When: Saturday, November 22 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm Where: Bone Adventure in Northeast (map) This ridiculously early cold snap is making us yearn for indoor fun we can enjoy with our dogs — which … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Thanksgiving Do’s and Dont’s

Sidewalk Dog pack leader Ali Jarvis and her furry companion Maggie Moo visited our pals at Twin Cities Live today to talk turkey: literally. Ali shared some tips for a stress-free holiday, and Maggie got to taste test some dog-friendly Thanksgiving foods. (It’s a ruff job, but somebody’s gotta do it!) Keep in mind, though, … Read More

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MN Pet Food Drive Makes a Difference for Rescue Dogs

With the holiday season fast approaching, folks are looking for ways to give back and impact their communities. And if we know you, SWDers (and we think we do do), you’re sniffing around in search of animals in need. Lucky for you, we just so happen to know about a fab animal-supporting initiative. Now through … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Keeper the Cocker Spaniel

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 Keeper from Cocker Spaniel Resources, Inc. find his forever family!         Breed: Cocker Spaniel Age: 8 years old Gender: Male, neutered … Read More

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Good Dog’s Guide to Retractable Leashes

Walking your dog is one of the most rewarding and enjoyable activities you can do with your pup: she loves it, you love it (most of the time), and everyone gets some good exercise in. (Plus, you can make money for your fave rescues while you walk.) But it’s not enough to simply go walking: … Read More

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