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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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Fun with Feedback: We really want to know, fur reals!

Ed. note: We first posted this on September 16th, but the response was more like a few quiet whimpers rather than a series of loud barks. We’re reposting in hopes that you’ll respond with your thoughts and feedback. Tell us whatcha think of SidewalkDog.com   Well, three months into our relaunch, we at Sidewalk Dog are still … Read More

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Have a Grand Time in St. Paul this Sunday

By Meredeth Barzen As if this summer weren’t full enough with events celebrating great neighborhoods and their four-legged friends, we’ve got another one to tell you about: This Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., St. Paul’s Grand Avenue will be packed with pups for the Paws on Grand event. For the fifth year, the Grand … Read More

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