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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: J-Lo the Doberman

Editor’s Note: 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 J-Lo find a forever family! Name: J-Lo Breed: Doberman Age: 3 years Sex: Female, spayed Weight: 60 lbs. Rescue name: Doberman Rescue Minnesota Time in foster: 2 months Location: Buffalo, MN _____________ SWD: Well hello, gorgeous. What can you tell us about J-Lo? DRMN: This D-I-V-A … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Conway the La-Chon Mix

Editor’s Note: 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 Conway find a forever family! Name: Conway Breed: Lhasa Apso, Bichon Frise, and maybe Dachshund mix Age: 7 years Sex: Male, neutered Weight: 17 lbs. Rescue name: Minnesota Sheltie Rescue Time in foster: 2 months Location: Circle Pines, MN _____________ SWD: Wait … Read More

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Dog-Friendly Digs: Zest

Our Dog-Friendly Digs series shines a spotlight on the best dog-friendly apartment living around the Twin Cities. Inspired by pup-ular demand, we dig deep into the details and amenities dog lovers care about so you’ll be better informed when picking a place for you and your pooch. NEW Boutique Property, Tucked in Tangletown, Minnehaha Off-Leash Area A … Read More

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Step by Step: Dog Training Means Positive Reinforcement

Sit. Stay. Learn from our dog training series, in which we bring in a professional trainer to work on a pup’s issues, whatever they may be. Brought to you by Wag ‘n Woofs, a doggie daycare and training facility in Eden Prairie. In the first post of this training series, we shared the challenges of dealing with … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Riddick the Cattle Dog Mix

Editor’s Note: 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 Riddick find a forever family! Name: Riddick Breed: Australian Cattle Dog mix Age: 5 years Sex: Male, neutered Weight: 35 lbs. Rescue name: Australian Cattle Dog Rescue Minnesota Time in foster: His whole life (!) Fosters’ name: Stephanie Location: Montrose _____________ … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Lloyd the Boxer

Editor’s Note: 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 Lloyd find a forever family!  Name: Lloyd Breed: Boxer Age: 6 years Sex: Male, neutered Weight: 50 lbs. Rescue name: Underdog Rescue Time in foster: 1 year+ Fosters’ names: Alison and Chris Location: St. Paul … Read More

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Doggie Date, Derby-Style: K9 Connection’s Season Opener

Welcome to patio season in Minnesota, when the question “wanna go outside?” becomes purely rhetorical. And with warmer weather (YAY!) comes more fun things to do with the doggies, so our tails started thumpin’ when our pals at K9 Connection, a local dog-friendly events company, asked us to spread the woof about their upcoming season opener. K9 Connection … Read More

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We Went Incognito at a Local Rescue. Here’s What We Saw.

Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to be highlighting the people, pups, and programs of Good Karma, an award-winning foster-based rescue known for its top-notch commitment to dogs and five-star volunteer experience. When we began a partnership with Good Karma (GK) earlier this year, we were granted an all-access pass to a behind the scenes feature: their … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Gaia the German Shorthair Pointer

Editor’s Note: 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 Gaia find a forever family!  Name: Gaia Breed: German Shorthair Pointer Age: 4 years Gender: Female, spayed Weight: 45 lbs Rescue: Great Plains Pointer Rescue Time in foster: 3 months Foster’s name: Pat Location: Madelia _____________ SWD: Oh, those puppy-dog eyes. Who can … Read More

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Doggie Date: 15th Annual Husky Hike

This gorgeous spring has us seeking out every possible opportunity to enjoy the outdoors with our dogs, so when we heard about the upcoming Husky Hike on May 14, we practically howled with excitement. WHAT: A hike — and then some! — to benefit Adopt-A-Husky rescue WHEN: Saturday, May 14, 9:00 am – 1:30 pm, with the hike starting at 10:30 … Read More

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