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Doggie Date: Woofstock Maple Grove

It’s almost time for the return of Woofstock Maple Grove, a summer Saturday to sniff out deals — and so much more — with your pooch in one of our fave northern ‘burbs. WHAT: Woofstock WHEN: Saturday, August 6, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm WHERE: The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes, Maple Grove (map) WHY: To support Good Karma Animal Rescue of … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Ike the Greyhound

Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups looking for loving homes. Please share this post to help Ike find a forever family. Name: Ike Breed: Greyhound Age: 9 years Sex: Male, neutered Weight: 78 lbs. Rescue name: Northern Lights Greyhound Adoption Time in foster: 5 months Location: Coon Rapids _____________ SWD: Nothing we love more than a sweet senior. Tell us about … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Cool Summer Products for Pups

Whether you’re howling that summer’s half gone already or simply panting to get through these dog days, here’s our woof to the wise: Keep cool and wag on! Need a few fresh ideas as to how? Twin Cities Live invited our pack leader Ali Jarvis for a bonus segment this month and she shared some grrreat games and gear to help your … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Maddie the Spaniel Mix

Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups looking for loving homes. Please share this post to help Maddie find a forever family! Name: Maddie Breed: Spaniel mix Age: 4 years Sex: Female, spayed Weight: 42 lbs. Rescue name: Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue Time in foster: 1.5 years Location: St. Paul _____________ SWD: Hello, gorgeous! Tell us what you love about this pup. … Read More

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Nosey Friends: What Dogs Detect in Diabetics

Dogs are the undisputed best friends to pup lovers everywhere. Some go beyond simply enhancing overall quality of life by helping people with certain health conditions handle daily activities that they couldn’t otherwise. And incredibly, some dogs are literal lifesavers, and have been trained to detect the onset of potentially fatal reactions and alert their humans so … Read More

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Speak! 14 MN Dogs Whose Looks Say it All

Our fur-kids can’t talk but that doesn’t stop them from saying plenty. From derp to straight side-eye, these 14 Minnesota pups “speak” with just one look: 1. Nahhh, I have no idea who drank the rest of your wine, but hey girl — you look good tonight. New sweat pants? Does Taco Bell deliver? 2. Oh hey, mom — … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog on Twin Cities Live: Adopt Tommy

Today our still-celebrating pack leader Ali Jarvis again showed us why she has the BEST JOB EVER as she introduced the Twin Cities Live audience to adoptable greyhound and canine yogi Tommy. Like most in his breed, Tommy is an ultra-gentle fella, and he brought a mellow vibe to the set like you wouldn’t believe. After Elizabeth and Steve … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Fabio the Italian Greyhound

Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups looking for loving homes. Please share this post to help Fabio find a forever family! Name: Fabio Breed: Italian Greyhound Mix Age: 7 years Sex: Male, neutered Weight: 17 lbs. Rescue name: Pet Project Rescue Time in foster: 5 months Location: Stillwater _____________ SWD: Italian Greyhound? More like Italian stallion! Tell us about this handsome … Read More

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Free Fur All: Dog-Friendly Ways to Celebrate July 4th

As we gear up for July 4th, one of our fave holidays, we dog lovers do so with caution, knowing some celebration components are NOT pup-friendly. Case in point, Fido and fireworks are a potentially problematic pair, leaving many dogs shaking in fright or bolting off in a blind panic. During the pyrotechnics, keep your dog(s) … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Maggie the Pit Bull

Sidewalk Dog is on Indiegogo and our deadline is THIS Thursday! Your support will allow us to scoop up more content like this to secure homes for MORE of MN’s homeless dogs. Any amount helps, and the perks are pretty sweet. Please back our pack TODAY (just two days left!). Because dogs are family. Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is … Read More

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