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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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Introducing Our December Cover Dog

Meet Penelope, the two-year-old pit bull who won our December Facebook Cover Dog Contest. To learn more about this courageous girl and the special bond she shares with her dad Nick Anderson, check out Man’s Best Friend: Twin Cities Pups and Their Pops.

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Living It Up: Dog-friendly apartment life

Not that long ago, it was hard to find a dog-friendly apartment, townhouse or condo in the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs. But the times, they are a-changin’. Dog-friendly housing is becoming more and more common, probably as it becomes more and more requested. For example, locally based StuartCo owns and operates oodles of dog-friendly … Read More

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Life Is Grand: Dog-friendly shopping on St. Paul’s sweetest street

Well hello there, my canine-loving friend! How’s that holiday shopping coming? Oh, not so great, you say? Can’t find the perfect gifts to fit your list? WHAT? YOU HAVEN’T EVEN STARTED???!!! Don’t despair—you live in close proximity to a strip of street steeped in a grand (heh-heh) tradition of stores stocked with every delight you or … Read More

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