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Dog-Friendly Business: Marathon Sports

Business: Marathon Sports Neighborhood: Lynnhurst in Southwest Minneapolis For you: Shoes, apparel, and accessories for runners and walkers, including Minnesota-based Stunt Puppy‘s hands-free running leashes. For dogs: Water bowl when the weather’s warm.

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Party Time! Mon Ami: Celebrating Our Community of Dog Lovers

By Meredeth Barzen When we heard our good friend and pet paintress Jessie Marianiello of Stray Dog Arts was holding her very own exhibition in The Galleria, Edina’s ritziest shopping mall, we were thrilled. And we were even more thrilled when she invited us, along with six other local pet luminaries (Pampered Pooch Playground, Sarah … Read More

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Does Your Doggie Need a Spring Tune-Up?

By Meredeth Barzen It’s official: The season of the dog is upon us. That means the reemergence of swimming, running, walking, patio dining, ball-chasing, picnic-mooching and more in your dog’s life. And since we all get a little couch-potatoey during those cold winter months, we at Sidewalk Dog wondered, “Do dogs need tune-ups to get … Read More

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Bark 'n' Ride: Walser Subaru welcomes dogs

By Meredeth Barzen Folks, we here at Sidewalk Dog don’t like to say “We told you so,” but when we founded this company based on the fact that our nation’s dogs are becoming a bigger and bigger part of our lives, from eating to playing to shopping, well … We told you so. Case in … 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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Better Than Bacon and Made in Minnesota: What to get the dog lover who has everything

By Meredeth Barzen If you asked a dog what its ultimate gift idea was, it would probably say “bacon.” But when it comes to dog owners, those flummoxed by the idea of picking the perfect present for the dog lover in their life need look no further than home. Minnesota is a breeding ground for … Read More

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Walk Around the Clock: Home for Life's Doggone Early Dog Walk at the Mall of America

By Meredeth Barzen At 7 a.m. on Sunday, November 22, before shopping hours commence, the Mall of America will be taken over by hounds and their humans at the first annual Doggone Early Dog Walk, benefiting Home for Life Animal Sanctuary. Dog owners will be able to walk ’til they drop (or at least until … Read More

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Spooky Sports: Monster Dash 5K-9 at Lake Harriet this Saturday

By Meredeth Barzen Looking for a fun way to celebrate Halloween with your dog? Team Ortho is holding its annual “Monster Dash” 5K-9 on the spookiest day of the year—this Saturday, October 31. The 5K-9 is the dog- and costume-friendly (for people and their pets!) portion of the Monster Dash race, which also includes a … Read More

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A Comedy Contest about Serious Crap

Did you know that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) puts dog waste in the same category as oil and toxic chemicals? That’s why this past June the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) launched the “Canines for Clean Water” summer movie series—the most enjoyable way to crack down on improperly managed dog poop ever conceived. … Read More

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Charity Served with Sake at Sushi With Your Poochie

By Meredeth Barzen Most dogs love fish. But who knew they loved sushi restaurants so much? Recently at Sidewalk Dog’s “Sushi with Your Poochie,” more than 200 local dog lovers and their dog lovees hung out on Tiger Sushi 2‘s lovely Minneapolis patio, tried their hands at Stunt Puppy‘s hands-free leashes, got training tips from … Read More

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