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Purebreds in Pictures: The 2013 Land O’Lakes Kennel Club Dog Show

Last weekend more than 2,000 purebred pooches competed for American Kennel Club (AKC) awards at the Land O’Lakes Kennel Club Dog Show at St. Paul RiverCentre. For more pics of all the purebred perfection, check out the Pioneer Press, Kare 11 and Star Tribune photo galleries. Then rent the movie Best in Show.

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Almost Famous Dogs: MyTalk107.1’s Jason & Alexis

You’ve probably heard them gabbing about everything under the sun on their MyTalk107.1 show, but did you know that Jason Matheson and Alexis Thompson of the Jason & Alexis show are crazy about their dogs, much like yourself? Well, it’s true, and we’ve got proof, straight from the hosts themselves. Ladies first! Alexis Thompson, co-host … Read More

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Park It: Many new off-leash areas proposed or completed

By Meredeth Barzen It’s a good time to be a dog in the Twin Cities. With more and more dog-friendly restaurant patios, dog-friendly stores and lovely pet boutiques popping up every day, that much is obvious. But what you might not realize is that our area is on the verge of a dog park explosion, … Read More

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Breaking News: Twin Cities Puppy Bowl causes epic explosion of cuteness

By Meredeth Barzen “THIS JUST IN: Tens of thousands around the Twin Cities metro area were reduced to uncontrollable fits of hugging after the Internet release of the Twin Cities Puppy Bowl‘s full-length footage.” Don’t be surprised if you see that headline flit across the Star Tribune‘s front page this week—the Twin Cities Puppy Bowl … Read More

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Beads for Dogs: Minnesota Valley Humane Society’s Party for the Animals

This past Saturday I attended Minnesota Valley Humane Society’s annual dinner and silent auction fundraiser. The Mardi Gras-themed event drew dog lovers (including some of my fellow dog business owners) from all over the Twin Cities. I had the opportunity to connect with the following: Lynne Willeke of Bark Busters Lynne is a CPDT certified … Read More

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