Ali Jarvis


TCL Contributor: PET EXPERT

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Inspired by her Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Luc, Ali began in 2008, and it has since become THE go-to online information hub about local dog-friendly life in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Ali is always seeking news that's fresh and relevant for, and she connects daily with people and their pooches.

When not walking her vivacious rescue dog Maggie Moo (Luc passed away in 2010), Ali is most likely to be found at a yoga class, laughing with friends at almost any cafe with an outdoor patio (and a water dish), or - on the first Monday of each month! - introducing TCL viewers to an adoptable pup from one of the many wonderful local rescue organizations and talking about the latest happenings in the Twin Cities' dog scene.

Meet Goober!  

Our pet of the month for March is named, Goober. Goober is a three year old American Pit Bull Terrier Bulldog Mixed from The Rescue Crew.

Meet Sophie: February’s Pet of the Month  

Sophie is adoptable from North Star Great Pyrenees Rescue of MN. This beautiful, Great Pyrenees has a heart of gold and is perfect for snuggling. Sophie would do great in a relatively quiet home.
For more information on adopting Sophie, click here.

Meet Lillian: January’s Pet of the Month  

Our pet of the month for January is named, Lillian. Lillian is a 4-year-old Bullmastiff from Underdog Rescue. This sweet Bullmastiff has the head of a giant and the heart of an angel.  Side Walk Dog is a dog-friendly resource center and wants to help her find a forever home.  Learn more and find out how to adopt her here.

Meet Henry: Pet of the Month  

Our pet of the month for December is named, Henry. Henry is a one-year-old Husky mix from Pet Haven. He loves walks and runs, playing fetch, enjoying all types of toys. He also loves snuggling. Side Walk Dog is a dog-friendly resource center and wants to help him find a forever home.  Learn more and find out how to adopt him here.

Adopt Georgie  

Ali Jarvis from the dog-friendly resource, stopped by to help Georgie the Golden Retriever find a forever home. Sidewalk Dog Media is the number one resource for Minnesota dog lovers and a leading advocate for MN dogs in need. Subscribe to their newsletter and sniff them out on Facebook and Instagram.

Adopt Jazzy!  

Jazzy  was found clenching to a log in the floods from Hurricane Harvey. She is very friendly, housetrained and crate trained. She loves people, even though she’s a little shy at first but warms up quickly. She would love an active family- she loves spending time with her people, but can also just lay around and relax. She doesn't have any special needs. Here adoption fee is $375.

Adopt Nacho!

Nacho is a 5 year old American Pit Bull Terrier mix. He’s 82 pounds but acts like a lap dog. Nacho adores cuddling and he is a lover to all new people and shows no hesitation to lick anyone's face.

July’s Pet of the Month   Back To Top

Ali Jarvis from Sidewalk Dog features a few pups looking for their forever homes.

Adopt Minnie   Back To Top

Minnie (AKA Minnie Mouse) is a 6 week old German Shepherd mix. Minnie came from Alabama to Corner of Kindness Animal Rescue with her 10 other siblings and their mom. She does well with other pets and children. The perfect home would be a loving family who is willing to train her.

Adopt Henry!   Back To Top

Henry is a 2 month old German Shepherd mix. Henry is a happy go lucky little puppy! He has a very expressive face and isn’t afraid to express how he feels. Henry came from Magnolia, Arkansas to MARS. His perfect home would be a loving family who knows that he fought hard for his life and wants to give him the best life possible.

Help Find Rocket a Forever Home   Back To Top

She's available from Great Dane Rescue of Minnesota & Wisconsin; and her adoption fee is $400. 

Adopt Chopper!   Back To Top

Chopper is a 10 -year-old beagle mix. She is very friendly and loves walks. She has an old injury to her rear left leg that causes it to stick out when she sits.  She is a big couch potato at home unless food is involved, then she is a typical beagle. She is house trained and cries at the door to go out. She gets along with other animals and people. She will need to be on a pill every day for her thyroid but it is very inexpensive. Aside from that she won't need any extra medical care. Her adoption fee is $225.

Adopt Kolo   Back To Top

Sidewalk Dog’s Ali Jarvis introduces us to Kolo, 7 year old Siberian Husky who is looking for his forever home. Kolo’s family was moving and brought him into the vet to be euthanized.  The vet was able to talk the family into surrendering him to a rescue.