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A Comedy Show for Dog Lovers? You Betcha

If you have plans Tuesday, March 14, we urge you to fake a sudden (but minor) case of kennel cough and cancel them. Better yet, invite your friends and join us at the Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul for the Canine Comedy Show. Performers include Kevin Kling of NPR’s All Things Considered; Mary Jo Pehl, best known for … Read More

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Gone to the Dogs: Doggie Depot Recap

Have you heard the woof on the streets? Union Depot totally went to the dogs this weekend. Many of you were there to witness it – along with a puptacular parade of pups of all shapes, sizes, and ages. That’s right, Doggie Depot returned to St. Paul on Sunday, and more than 50 vendors and rescues joined … Read More

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St. Paul’s Doggie Depot Comes Chugging Back in February

Cold enough for ya? Yep, we’re back to the ruff stuff outside but never fear, we’re sniffing out and lining up a whole lotta indoor fun for you and your pups this winter. A major highlight: the return of Doggie Depot, a pup-tastic INDOOR event at Union Depot in St. Paul with shopping, entertainment, refreshments, … Read More

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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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