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6 Dog-Related Outings to Fill Your Kid’s Summer

Summer is almost halfway over, and that means that parents (and nannies) everywhere are starting to run out of ways to entertain their charges. Luckily, as we enter the dog days of summer, we found a bunch of dog-related outings you can take to take your summer up a notch — say, from hum drum … Read More

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Before & After: Doggie Weight Loss Challenge Results

For the past two months, four local dogs have been participating in the Sojos Weight Loss Challenge. Each dog was given a supply of Sojos pet food (which is dehydrated raw — it’s pack dog Ellie Mae’s current fave and made right here in Minneapolis), was instructed on the importance of exercise and limited treats, and … Read More

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Doggie Date: Pet-A-Palooza

If you’ve never been to Pet-A-Palooza before, this weekend is the time to try it out! Brought to you by CBS Radio and presented by our partners at The Urban Dog, this once-a-year, full-day extravaganza is basically a gift to pet owners everywhere. And of course, your leashed dog is welcome! WHEN: Saturday, June 27 … Read More

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Nestle the English Bulldog

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 Nestle from Underdog Rescue MN find her forever family!       Breed: English Bulldog Age: 7 years Gender: Female, spayed Size/Weight: 40 pounds Time … Read More

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Small Dog Takeover: St. Paul Patio Party

It’s the summer of dog-friendly happy hours, and we’re thrilled to be taking our next one over the river into St. Paul! It’ll benefit Small Dog Rescue of Minnesota, and we’re hosting it across two separate patios at the same time. (Is your mind blown?) The restaurants are located right across the street from each … Read More

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Woof, Woof, Woof for the Home Team

Nothing says summer quite like baseball does, so get ready to kick off your summer in a big way: by combining that all-American pastime with your love of dogs. Really? Yes, really. On Sunday June 7, Minnesota will be host to TWO dog-supporting baseball games: one where the tickets support rescue and one where you … Read More

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St. Paul Opens Two New Dog Parks

This is a big week for St. Paul canines, as the city’s Parks and Recreation department plans to open not one but two new dog parks within the city limits. [Related Story: Good Dog's Guide to Dog Park Etiquette] The first new park will be Meeker Island Dog Park, which opens today with a 4:30pm … Read More

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Woof It Up at the 2015 Dog Olympics

The annual Dog Olympics, held this year on April 11 from 10am – 4pm, is a dog-friendly, all-day extravaganza, full of fun stuff for you and your pup to do together. So whether your pup wants to compete in events (such as Fast Fetch, Obstacle Runs, Musical Sit, or even a peanut butter eating contest!) or … Read More

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Enter Your Dog in the Sojos Weight Loss Challenge

After a cold winter like the one we just endured, it’s no surprise that some of our dogs may have packed on some winter weight. Lucky for them, we’re teaming up with Sojos Pet Food to provide four lucky chubsters with two full months of free pet food to help them slim down for summer! … Read More

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Indoor Doggie Date: Literary Fun at Red Balloon Bookshop

Sure, the weather is no longer below zero, but who knows how long that’ll last? So if you’re looking to do a little indoor socializing this weekend (and you weren’t lucky enough to win tickets to our Indoor Dog Romp at Dog Day Getaway), we’ve got the perfect thing: a dog-friendly event at the Red … Read More

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