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A Comedy Show for Dog Lovers? You Betcha

If you have plans Tuesday, March 14, we urge you to fake a sudden (but minor) case of kennel cough and cancel them. Better yet, invite your friends and join us at the Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul for the Canine Comedy Show. Performers include Kevin Kling of NPR’s All Things Considered; Mary Jo Pehl, best known for … Read More

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St. Paul’s Doggie Depot Comes Chugging Back in February

Cold enough for ya? Yep, we’re back to the ruff stuff outside but never fear, we’re sniffing out and lining up a whole lotta indoor fun for you and your pups this winter. A major highlight: the return of Doggie Depot, a pup-tastic INDOOR event at Union Depot in St. Paul with shopping, entertainment, refreshments, … Read More

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Doggie Date: Sidewalk Dog Howloween Bash

Halloween is almost upon us, Minnesotans. You’ve got the dog. You’ve got the perfect costume (er, almost). Now you just need a place to show it off. Someplace hip, with drinks, food, and giveaways galore. Also a photographer. Because the world needs to see your pup in her Howloween finest. And so do we. WHAT: Our dog-friendly … Read More

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“Never-Ending Needs and a Ticking Clock”: A Rescuer’s Empowering Plea

Each day in the dog-biz world our news feeds are filled with sad stories and pleas from hardworking folks in rescue, doing their best to make a dent in shelter overpopulation and help people who are struggling to keep their pets at home. This post from one of MN’s outstanding rescue leaders, Pet Haven‘s Kate Mudge, stopped us … Read More

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Doggie Date: Pet Haven’s Pints for Paws

You know that warm ‘n wiggly feeling you get when you bark your calendar for a mid-week outdoor happy hour? During Minnesota’s unofficial “best week of summer?” May we make it even better for you? You’re heading to a hoppin’ brewery. You can (and should!) bring your dog along. You’ll get to help support local homeless dogs and a grrrreat Minnesota … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Benny the Pom Mix

Editor’s note: Sidewalk Dog is on Indiegogo! 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. Because dogs are family. Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups looking for … Read More

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Doggie Date Night: Dog Day at the Saints Baseball Stadium

Get ready to woof, woof, woof for the home team: a dog-friendly night of baseball with the St. Paul Saints is right around the corner! The event will benefit Pet Haven, Minnesota’s oldest foster-based animal rescue, which re-homes cats and dogs, spays and neuters to reduce overpopulation, and promotes companion animal welfare. Leash up your pup … Read More

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This American Woof: Comedic Tails About Canine Companions

Sit! Stay! Stand(up) for a night of comedy and storytelling for dog lovers. Join Sidewalk Dog, Pet Haven, and stellar local performers who will take the stage to share heartwarming and humorous accounts of life with their devoted dogs. If you’re a fan of The Moth and stand-up comedy, you will not want to miss this. Proceeds will benefit Pet Haven, Minnesota’s oldest foster-based animal rescue, which re-homes … Read More

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11 Reasons This Summer Will be the Dog-Friendliest Ever

When the cold weather comes — and stays (for-ev-er) — Minnesota dog owners do our darndest to keep cooped-up pups socialized, stimulated, and safe. But let’s face it: we’re all dreaming of warmer, sunnier times with a bev in our hand and a pooch by our side. The thermometer may as well read ‘negative eleventeen’ today, but summer IS coming — we’ve got the dog-friendly patio … Read More

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Doggie Date: Banfield Pet Hospital’s Bark-tacular Adoption Event

Attention, southern suburbanites! Yeah, you, Eaganites, Burnsvillians, and Apple Valley-ers. You’ve been begging for more dog-friendly events in your neck of the woods, and we’ve got a goodie coming up: an adoption/free stuff/ice cream extravaganza at Banfield Pet Hospital in Apple Valley! WHEN: Saturday, September 26 from 11 – 2 WHERE: Parking lot in front of Banfield Pet … Read More

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