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Tag Archives: St. Paul

Where to Go for a Pup Pic with St. Nick

Got an itch that only a pic of your pup on Santa’s lap can scratch? ‘Tis the season, and here’s our merry list of options. Bonus points for howliday attire: ugly sweaters, cute hats, over-pruned antlers, makes no diff to us. We ruv ‘em all. And as always, we’ll wag ‘n wiggle over your adorable … Read More

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Spread the Woof: A MN-Made Christmas Market and Fundraiser

Update 11/9/16: This event will no longer have an outdoor (i.e. dog-friendly) shopping area — all maker booths will be located INSIDE Lake Monster Brewing. While your pup can’t join you indoors, you can still shop FOR them by visiting the booths of Amelia & Holly’s (delish dog treats) and yours truly (hint: MN Maker … Read More

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Doggie Date: Last Best Pool Party of the Season

[Editor’s note 9/9/16: the party is now sold out!] Home for Life Animal Sanctuary is about to put the doggie in doggie paddle with their first annual pup-friendly pool party. And we. are. stoked. Before the Olympic-size pool of St. Paul’s Town and Country Club closes for the season, they’re opening it to you and your four-legged water … Read More

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Speak! 14 MN Dogs Whose Looks Say it All

Our fur-kids can’t talk but that doesn’t stop them from saying plenty. From derp to straight side-eye, these 14 Minnesota pups “speak” with just one look: 1. Nahhh, I have no idea who drank the rest of your wine, but hey girl — you look good tonight. New sweat pants? Does Taco Bell deliver? 2. Oh hey, mom — … Read More

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Free Fur All: Dog-Friendly Ways to Celebrate July 4th

As we gear up for July 4th, one of our fave holidays, we dog lovers do so with caution, knowing some celebration components are NOT pup-friendly. Case in point, Fido and fireworks are a potentially problematic pair, leaving many dogs shaking in fright or bolting off in a blind panic. During the pyrotechnics, keep your dog(s) … Read More

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12 MN Dogs Who Could Be Humans

Ever wonder what your pooch might say if they were a hooman? We took a wild guess at what these 12 personality-filled pups were really thinking. (Spoiler: your dogs are a bit snarky.) 1. Dad, hurry up and get home! Auggie and mom suck at video games, and I’m ready to play Fallout 4. <3, Pebbles McMuffin. 2. Yes, … Read More

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Doggie Date: Pet-A-Palooza 2016

An all-day, outdoor, family- and dog-friendly event filled with pet entertainment and exhibitions, local adoptable dogs (and their shelter or rescue reps), and pet-related vendors, plus treats and live music for all? Pup yeah! It’s Pet-A-Palooza 2016, brought to you by CBS Radio and presented by The Urban Dog, with yours truly as media partner. DATE: Saturday, June 25 from … Read More

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Dog-Friendly Digs: Residences at Custom House

Our Dog-Friendly Digs series shines a spotlight on the best dog-friendly apartment living around the Twin Cities. Inspired by pup-ular demand, we dig deep into the details and amenities dog lovers care about so you’ll be better informed when picking a place for you and your pooch. Historic St. Paul, Views for Miles, Rooftop Dog Run A … Read More

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Here We Go-Go! Back the Pack on Indiegogo

Editor’s note: We’re counting on you, SWDers. And we’ll love you forever if you back us at your soonest convenience (ideally TODAY!) to give us the early momentum needed for campaign success (and our nerves). ♥ Last fall, you generous folks pledged nearly $33,000 to Sidewalk Dog on Kickstarter, but per the platform’s all-or-nothing ‘tude, we didn’t receive a … 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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