Pets

DIY Dog Accessories  

You love your pet and you want to spoil that pup but you don’t want to spend the money doing it.  TCL Craft Star, Alisun Abbott, show us how to create doggie accessories without spending a lot of cash.  She makes a collar out of a Hawaiian shirt, a dog bed out of rugs and raised food and water bowls from tomato cages.

Why You Should Avoid the Dog Park  

Professional dog trainer Katie K9 says the dog park is one of the worst places to bring your dog. She stops by to explain why and share other suggestions for going outdoors with your pup.

Adopt Bernadette, the 14 Week-Old Puppy!  

Bernadette is not only the name of Elizabeth's daughter, it's also the name of a 14 week-old bully mix puppy who is looking for a forever home! Ali Jarvis from Sidewalk Dog shares information on how to add her to your family along with three dog owner essentials.

Adopt Mursey the Pit Bull  

Mursey, TCL’s Pet of the Month, loves kids and belly rubs. Sidewalk Dog’s Ali Jarvis educates us about the pit bull breed and the type of home where Mursey would thrive.

Baby Farm Animals  

It’s an exciting time of the year at Govin’s Farm in Menomonie, Wisconsin.  For the next couple of weeks you can get up close with baby lambs, piglets, goats, chicks, and more.  Owner John Govin brought a couple of the babies to the studio.

Your Pet Questions Answered  

Dr. Erin Bequette from the Animal Emergency and Referral Center of Minnesota has answers to health and behavior related questions about your four-legged friends.  

Adopt Dell  

Founder of Sidewalk Dog, Ali Jarvis, stops by the studio with Dell, a Jack Russell Terrier who is TCL’s Pet of the Month.

Wallace the Pit Bull's Legacy   Back To Top

Wallace the pit bull was a rescue dog who had been targeted for euthanasia. Roo Yori adopted him, took him into his family, and eventually Wallace became a world champion. And all it took was a Frisbee.

Adopt Maximus Moon   Back To Top

Sidewalk Dog’s Ali Jarvis stops by to find a forever home for Maximus Moon, a one-year-old German Shepherd mix.

Pet of the Month: Adopt Freedom!   Back To Top

Every month, Twin Cities Live and Sidewalk Dog team up to feature a Minnesota-based pet rescue and a four-legged friend looking for a forever home. Sidewalk Dog owner Ali Jarvis introduces us to Freedom, a 2.5 year-old Pitbull mix who was moments from being euthanized.

Adopt Malibu   Back To Top

Ali Jarvis from Sidewalk Dog introduces us to Malibu, a 9 year-old Pekingese looking for a forever home.

Traveling with Pets   Back To Top

The holiday is a time of travel for many families and you don’t want to leave your pets behind.  Dr. Erin Bequette from Animal Emergency & Referral Center shares her expert advice for traveling with your pets.

Adopt Frida   Back To Top

Ali Jarvis from Sidewalk Dog introduces us to Frida.  Frida is a six month old American Stafford Terrier.  She was found on the streets of Indianapolis battling a skin infection.  Mites had eliminated her skin layer, exposing raw tissue.  A vet in Indiana said when they found her, they did not know if she would survive.

DogSense Online   Back To Top

While getting a new dog is always exciting, you quickly realize that training is needed.  Training your dog can be tough but Jody Karow developed an online program to give you a little help.

Adopt Sarge & Hera   Back To Top

Sarge and Hera were surrendered to an animal shelter in Sioux City Iowa. The shelter contacted Mutts & More for placement of Hera, along with her brother Sarge because they knew we would keep them together.  Bonded siblings Sarge and Hera are husky/shepherd mixes and are estimated to be around 10 years old. The adoption fee for both dogs is only $125.

Strut Your Mutt   Back To Top

Hundreds of dogs will be getting together for one huge doggie playdate!  Emily will be hosting the Strut Your Mutt event on Sunday, September 13th.  The 5K run and walk benefits a variety of Minnesota based dog rescue organizations. 

Goats!   Back To Top

Due to the Avian Flu breakout, there are no birds in the poultry barn this year.  Elizabeth could not wait to find out what would be there instead.  What she found?  Goats!  Elizabeth chats with some of the 4H’ers out showing off their goats.

Pups for Adoption   Back To Top

TCL loves to help furry friends find their forever home. Dog Days of Summer on TCL is kicking it up with five dogs looking for a home!  Ali Jarvis from Sidewalk Dog introduces us to them all.

Therapies for Dogs   Back To Top

Humans aren’t the only ones who benefit from massage therapy.  Dr. Erin Bequette from the Animal Emergency and Referral Center says massage, acupuncture, and other types of therapy can benefit your pets too.

Helping Paws   Back To Top

The bond between man and his dog is a powerful one.  Some dogs are more than just companions.  They are life savers too.  That’s what Helping Paws is all about. 

Dog Training   Back To Top

The key to training your dog is to know their personality, according to Katie Riopel, host of Katie K9 on myTalk 107.1. 

Dog Friendly Patios   Back To Top

Here’s the dilemma: your friends ask you to go to happy hour after work.  You haven’t seen your dog all day and want to get home to him.  What do you do?  Easy!  Bring the pooch with you to happy hour!  Editor of Eater Minneapolis, Joy Summer, has her favorite dog friendly patios for food and drink. 

Exercising With Your Dog   Back To Top

You’ve seen them running, catching Frisbees, and even surfing!  All dogs can’t surf, of course, but for sure you’ll find yourself spending more time with them outdoors.  Dr. Erin Bequette from Animal Emergency & Referral Center has some pointers for exercising with your dog.

DIY Cold Dog Treats   Back To Top

Keeping your dog hydrated during the summer is extremely important. And to ensure they stay cool, look no further than simple items from the grocery store. Ali Jarvis, owner of the pet-owner resource website, Sidewalk Dog, shares treat recipes you can make at home.

Adopt Alli   Back To Top

Alli is a loveable pitbull. She was an owner surrender, along with her brother Dozer. She’s a content, balanced dog that loves kids, dogs, and all people. Alli is super sweet and adaptable, 100% house-trained and crate-trained.  Alli would do well in almost any home. She LOVES daily walks (she’d make a fantastic jogging partner too!), and she matches the energy of what’s going on around her, which makes her playful in the yard and calm inside the house.