Minnesota Guide to Dog-Friendly Malls

Nordstrom corgi-ally invites woofers into many of its stores.

Looking to score some retail therapy with your four-legged personal shopper? Here’s where you can shop and walk together—in any weather.

Calhoun Square
This iconic Uptown shopping center has multiple pet-friendly patios and stores, and pups are welcome in all the common areas and many of the retail shops (just look for the Sidewalk Dog sticker on their storefront). It also offers daily morning dog walking so you and Coco can get your steps in before the place even opens. If you’re in the mood for a latte with your Labrador, you’re right near all the dog-friendly Minneapolis coffee shops, too.

Venture up to Duluth and you can stroll historic Fitger’s mall, which contains 15 dog-friendly shops and several options for dog-friendly patio dining during the warmer months when you won’t turn into a pup-sicle. Need a longer jaunt? It’s steps from the lakewalk and Canal Park.

The high-end retailer’s rules around dogs vary by location so call ahead, but many Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack stores welcome four-legged shoppers, including Nordstrom at Mall of America and Nordstrom at Ridgedale! There’s even a #dogsofnordstrom hashtag on Instagram. Puppin’ posh.

Rosedale Center
Bark your calendars: Rosedale Center is *the* place to sniff and be sniffed on Sunday mornings! Doggos and their humans can walk the mall and socialize from 8-10 a.m. each Sunday beginning January 6, 2019. Wanna keep the pupper party going? Lauderdale Dog Park is just two miles down the road.

What’d we miss? Woof at us in the comments!

(Photo by @weslythecorgi via Instagram)

Next up: Share all of your pup’s adventures with #SidewalkDog for the chance to be featured. Then head to our NEW online community for pooch-centric chat with the some of the best people we know – dog people. (Prefer Facebook groups? We’ve gotcha covered there, too!)

And since you clearly love being out and about with your doggo, you NEED our Dog-Friendly Passes! These puppies score ya FREE beer or wine on local patios and inside taprooms. Get your paws on ‘em today. (They make grrr-eat gifts, too!)

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