Pets

Goats!  

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  

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  

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  

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  

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  

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  

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.

Adopt Libby   Back To Top

Every month Ali Jarvis from Sidewalk Dog tries to help a dog find its forever home.  Jewel, the loveable Chihuahua who stole our hearts in February, is loving her new family.  Hooch, who Ali just introduced us to, now lives with his new owner and is enjoying going geocashing with her.

Spring Clean My Dog   Back To Top

There are a lot of dogs out there that need a little sprucing up for spring!  Lexus from Eden Prairie gets some special treatment at Bubbly Paws in St. Louis Park for a big transformation. 

Adopt Hooch   Back To Top

If you are looking for a dog with a laidback, easy-going personality, then Hooch is your guy!  Ali Jarvis from Sidewalk Dog introduces us to this 8 year-old Bull Mastiff/Lab mix who is looking for his forever family.

Dangerous Foods for Pets   Back To Top

You might be tempted to share what you have on your dinner plate with your pet.  Before you do, be sure it’s safe for them.  Dr. Sarah Humphrey from the Animal Emergency and Referral Center of Minnesota, has some foods can cause serious health risks. 

Best Kept Secrets: Dog Friendly Spots   Back To Top

Ali Jarvis founder of Sidewalk Dog, usually stops by with a furry friend looking for its forever home.  We are so proud to say that we have helped over 50 dogs find their new family.  In honor of National Puppy Day, Ali shares three of her favorite dog-friendly shops and restaurants in town.

Adopt Pluto   Back To Top

Ali Jarvis from Sidewalk Dog.com introduces us to Pluto!  Pluto is a big, goofy young boy with a very sweet nature.  He’s just a puppy in a big dog body!  He’s an active guy who will probably need a fenced in yard to run around in.  Pluto comes from a shelter in Tennessee.  He’s dog-friendly, kid-friendly, and even like cats.

Adopt Jewel   Back To Top

Ali Jarvis from Sidewalk Dog.com introduces us to sweet Jewel, a 7 year old Chihuahua.  Jewel came from a commercial breeding facility and now is ready for the good life!  She’s super sweet, great with kids and other dogs and loves to be cuddled and held. 

Splendid Beast Pet Artwork   Back To Top

If you have a pet, chances are you have a lot of pictures of your beloved animal.  Now there’s a Brooklyn Park Company that takes those favorite pictures and makes them into oil paintings.

Adopt Nino!   Back To Top

Ali Jarvis with Sidewalk Dog.com introduces us to Nino, the sheltie.  He’s our “Pet of the Month” presented by Kline Nissan.

Meet a "Bumpus" Hound   Back To Top

The "Bumpus Hounds" are a big part of "A Christmas Story" and they make an appearance in the musical version too! One of the hounds, Oliver, stopped by the studio.

Adopt Copper   Back To Top

Founder of Sidewalk.com, Ali Jarvis, introduces us to Copper.  Copper is a Jack Russell terrier looking for her forever home.  She is a bit shy when she first meets you, but she’s a happy little girl who loves to play and snuggle on your lap.  For more information on adopting Copper, click here.

Dog’s Guide to Thanksgiving   Back To Top

If you think you love Thanksgiving, don’t forget your pooch loves it too!  You’ll probably find them around the table hoping for something to fall or for someone to sneak them something under the table.  Sidewalk Dog’s, Ali Jarvis, says there are certain foods you should avoid giving your dogs over the holidays though.

Adopt Bryce   Back To Top

Sidewalk Dog.com’s Ali Jarvis introduces us to a new dog every month looking for its forever home.  Bryce, a black lab from Second Chance Animal Rescue, is hoping you’ll take him home!

Dogface   Back To Top

When a publisher saw the photos that Barbara O’Brien (an animal actor trainer) had taken, they knew the photos needed to be put in a book.  Dogface by Barbara O’Brien are the candid headshots of her dog clients.

Adopt Daisy   Back To Top

Daisy is a 13 month old purebred cattle dog.  She is up for adoption through Australian Cattle Dog Rescue of Minnesota.  Daisy loves the outdoors and is looking for her forever home.  The rescue allows a two week trial period so if you are interested, you can bring Daisy to your home before signing adoption papers.  For more information to adopt Daisy, click here

Strut Your Mutt Doggie Fashions   Back To Top

Ali Jarvis, with Sidewalk Dog.com, is here with some doggie fashions that will have your dog “struttin’ in style” just in time for Strut Your Mutt!

Adopt Shiloh   Back To Top

Ali Jarvis from Sidewalk Dog.com introduces us to Shiloh, who is looking for her forever home.  Shiloh is a 5 year old golden retriever mix.  She was brought to an overcrowded shelter in South Dakota because her owner had too many dogs.  That is where Rescue a Golden of Minnesota (RAGOM) picked her up.