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You Can Help Keep Dogs in Their Own Homes this Holiday

We all love our dogs. Period. And even knowing, little though we like to think about it, that there are people in our community who need to give up their pets because they can no longer care for food or care chills us to the bone. We can’t imagine having to give up our furry … Read More

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Dog Park Detective: High Bridge Dog Park

[ Dog Park Detective is an ongoing series in which Sidewalk Dog sniffs out the best parks in the Twin Cities metro. Check out the other parks we've investigated, and stay tuned for opportunities for your dog to be one of our Dog Park Detectives! ] THE DAY: November 25, a blustery 17 degrees THE DETECTIVES: Dozer, a … Read More

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Calling All Party Animals: MVAP Fundraiser at Summit Brewery

What: A party/fundraiser for the Minnesota Voters for Animal Protection, complete with live music, tasty foodstuffs, and Summit beer When: Thursday, October 16 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm Where: Summit Brewery in St. Paul (map) Between the passing of the Dog and Cat Breeder Regulation Law, which cracked down on puppy mills, and the Beagle-loving law we … Read More

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Doggie Date: Bark and Rec on Harriet Island

What: A 5k Run/Walk to benefit dogs in rescue, plus a free day of dog-friendly fun and activities When: Sunday, September 21 from 8:00am – 2:00pm Where: Harriet Island in St. Paul (map) The State Fair may be over, but lucky for you, that’s not the only fun in town this September! This Sunday, September … Read More

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Cover Dog Cuties: August Runners-Up

Congratulations to Roman, our August Cover Dog Contest winner! The contest was for our biggest Sidewalk Dogs: open to any pooch weighing more than 75 pounds. While Roman took top prizes (including a Sarah Beth Photography cover photo and free doggie daycare at Dog Day Getaway and Metro Dogs Daycare & Boarding), he wasn’t the … Read More

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Kramer Does Grand Avenue: Part One

Ya’ll know I’ve become quite the snow-loving dog despite hailing from the deep south. (Check out my moves!) My humans, on the other paw, are pretty much over this winter weather. Our afternoon excursion to the gloriously dog-friendly Excelsior improved their moods significantly, but I could tell they needed another reminder of why we love the Twin Cities. … Read More

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Doggie Date: Doggie Depot this Saturday

THE DEETS What: Doggie Depot When: This Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Union Depot in St. Paul (in the Waiting Room) Cost: Free! Time for pooches to take over St. Paul’s Union Depot for the first annual Doggie Depot! In fact, it’s the only time your pup’s perfect little paws are invited into the … Read More

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One-Day, Dog-Friendly Market to Feature Local Businesses

At this point, even your pooches should know the importance of buying local and supporting small businesses, which is why Sidewalk Dog is proud to sponsor the upcoming pup-friendly HAMMS Event. No, we’re not talking pork here—HAMMS stands for “Help a Minnesota Maker Succeed,” and the dog-friendly, one-day-only market will take place at the former … Read More

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USA TODAY to Feature Twin Cities Pooches

Thanks to all of you who sent photos of your pups livin’ it up in the Twin Cities to USA TODAY after reading this story on our blog last month. Turns out our evil plan actually worked and a few of your pooches are going to be featured in an article about pet-friendly cities in their … Read More

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USA TODAY Wants Picture Proof of our Pet-Friendliness

We already know that Minneapolis/St. Paul is a pawsome place to raise pups, but now we have a chance to prove it to the rest of the nation. USA TODAY is asking for reasons why our town is so great for pets, and they want picture proof. And get this: The best responses will be featured in their … Read More

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