Category Archives: Dog-Friendly Twin Cities

Best Gifts For Dogs by Minnesota Makers

Candy-cane fresh: Pure + Good makes dog grooming products with essential oils like peppermint. We Minnesotans ruv shopping local, and gifts for our pups of the North are no exception. Here are a few dog gifts by Minnesota makers that’ll keep your BFF happy, healthy, cozy, and stylish this season. Durapaw Dog Booties by Kondos […]

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Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Sprout the Toy Poodle

Inspired by our founder Ali Jarvis’ “lemon” dog, Luc, this series is dedicated to local, special-needs pups looking for loving homes. This adoptable pooch is scooped up and brought to you by Dog Days in St. Paul and Metro Dogs in the North Loop. See why they’re so grrreat at the end of this story. Name: Sprout Stats: 10-year-old, 7-pound Toy Poodle Location: Twin Cities Rescue: Secondhand Hounds […]

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Gift Guide for Outdoor Adventurer Dogs

We make a grrreat team, Mom. If your doggo ruvs the great outdoors, here are some great finds to keep four-legged adventurers (and their hoomans) safe, comfortable, and happy. Sniff ‘em all out at Copilot Dog Outfitters in the Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis, one of our fave spots for pawesomely durable dog gear (and […]

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2018 Guide to Dog-Friendly Christmas Tree Farms

Photo creds and a round of a-paws go to our pals Maggie Lea and Roux (of Instagram and Cover Dog fame), who generously helped with this story. Pining for outdoor winter fun with your dog? How ’bout a romp through a dog-friendly Christmas tree farm! We rounded up heavenly scented picks for you and pupper to explore to your hearts’ […]

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Heckin’ Cold: Indoor, Off-Leash Fun for Dogs

Photo by Mink Mingle With four furbulous seasons, Minnesota breeds a whole lotta outdoor enthusiasts — and their canine companions. From hiking tons of trails to visiting dog parks, skijoring, and dogsledding, we can dig up plenty of dog-friendly activities on milder winter days (or for the uber-hardy). But sometimes we can’t (or don’t want to) brave the elements. When tossing […]

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