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The Adventure Dogs Visit Lebanon Hills Regional Park

This is a guest post from Danielle Lindblom of The Adventure Dog Blog and The Adventure Puppy Club. If you’re looking for a great dog-friendly hiking trail in the South Metro, check out Jensen Lake Trail in Lebanon Hills Regional Park. Located in Eagan, this is a 2.6 mile loop around the beautiful Jensen Lake. Easy … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Peaches the Lab Mix

Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups looking for loving homes. This week’s adoptable pooch is sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, the dog-lovingest vodka in the world. Name: Peaches Stats: 1 year old, 30-lb, female Lab mix Rescue: Pet Haven (our upcoming Canine Comedy Show partner!) Time in foster: 2 months Location: Twin Cities _____________ SWD: Ooh, shiny! … 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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Shop Dog: Scout of Big Frog Tees in Plymouth

This installment of Shop Dog is scooped and served to you by ScoopyPoo DoggyDoo PickUp. We’re big-time fans of Big Frog, whose apparel experts have been taking care of Sidewalk Dog’s custom tee, hoodie, and doggy bandana needs in recent years. During our frequent stops to their Plymouth location, we make sure to dole out a treat and … Read More

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Guide to Socializing Your Pup in Dog-Friendly Stores

This is a guest post from Danielle Lindblom of The Adventure Dog Blog and The Adventure Puppy Club. Everyone tells you that your puppy needs to be socialized. It’s almost a buzzword. Socialize! Or else! Go everywhere, do everything. But what should you actually DO? Here’s a quick guide for fun activities you can do in … Read More

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How to Make Moving Easier for Your Dog

You searched for weeks — or months — for your new home, sniffing out amenities that will be perfect for you and your pups (mud room! fenced yard! big windows for squirrel watching!). As moving day approached you carefully packed up their toys, bones, and dog bed, imagining your pals wagging with glee when they … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Monte the German Shorthair Pointer

Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups looking for loving homes. This week’s adoptable pooch is sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, the dog-lovingest vodka in the world. Name: Monte Breed: German Shorthair Pointer Age: 8 years Sex: Male, neutered Weight: 60 lbs. Rescue name: Great Plains Pointer Rescue Time in foster: 2 months Location: Hutchinson _____________ SWD: Oh for Pete’s sake, … Read More

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This Daycare is Perfect for People Who Love their Dogs — and Love Convenience

Picking a daycare and boarding facility can be stressful: Will your dog be safe? Loved? And have fun, too? We’re here to help with a series highlighting the pup-lovingest daycares and boarding facilities in the Twin Cities and beyond. Downtown Dogs Busy pet parents, rejoice: Downtown Dogs is a convenience-lover’s dream. It’s easily accessible to and from downtown Minneapolis, and they … Read More

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10 Hilarious Lost-Dog Signs

If you’ve ever had a pet go missing, you know it’s no laughing matter. Nevertheless, we couldn’t help but get a good old-fashioned LOL from these 10 lost (and found) dog signs. (Editor’s note: In Minnesota we’re fortunate to have terrific resources for dog owners whose pets have run off. Check out our stories on Lost … Read More

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When Should You Adopt Another Dog after a Loss?

Losing a dog is heartbreaking. Sometimes we can’t bear to be without one; sometimes we can’t imagine ever having another. But in the end, dog lovers need dogs around. So how long should you wait to get another one after saying goodbye to a beloved pup? Our readers weighed in: No time to lose. Kathy A. started looking … Read More

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