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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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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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