Author Archives: Ryan Kriva

6 Dog-Friendly Donut-Shop Patios in the Twin Cities

Photo: Liz Schuette’s late great Bogart gazes upon a Sssdude-Nutz masterpiece Picture this: it’s a weekend morning. You’re wondering where the you can go for a quick, classic, and delicious treat: the humble donut. You know that there are seemingly dozens of attractive options in the Twin Cities, but only a handful of them have dog-friendly patios. We’ve […]

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The Best Dog Menus in the US

Photo: KME Photography If you love spending time out on the town with your furry companion, there’s a good chance you dine at restaurants with dog-friendly patios. Thanks to a growing national trend of dog menus — that is, menus with delicious, dog-centric, dog-safe food for Fido — now you can eat together, too. From […]

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These 10 Dog-Friendly Trails in MN are a Must-Hike

Photo: @endeavorsofego This post was brought to you in partnership with the pup lovers at Solid Gold Pet Food, dedicated to providing nutrition to help pets achieve extraordinary health and lifelong happiness. If you’re new around here (or haven’t gone exploring lately), let us let you in on a little secret: our great state is doggone […]

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How Great Danes Started a Pet Food Revolution

Solid Gold: Nutrition for happy, healthy pets. This post was brought to you in partnership with the pup lovers at Solid Gold Pet Foods, dedicated to providing nutrition to help pets achieve extraordinary health and lifelong happiness. For dog’s sake, pick up a bag today! If you’re not familiar with Solid Gold, allow us to welcome […]

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Dog-Friendly North Loop: Darby’s Pub & Grill

Photo: Darby’s Pub & Grill via Facebook This series is brought to you in partnership with Metro Dogs Daycare & Boarding, which strives to make life easier for busy urban dog owners. Voted Best Doggy Daycare in City Pages (2015 + 2017), Metro Dogs’ safe, loving environment is their top priority. Current and former customers […]

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5 Paw-Dropping Ways to Bike with Your Dog

Photo: @porter_the_pupper Most dogs and their humans enjoy a long W-A-L-K, but there’s another four-letter word sure to get your pup’s tail wagging: bike! A range of setups are available for every type of dog: from high-energy, athletic pooches to those with physical limitations due to age or injury. (Best biking destination? A dog-friendly brewery […]

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