Your beloved dog is more than just a pet, right? (A $40 Tigger sweater? Been there, bought that.) Sometimes you have to go above and beyond for your canine companion, and there are plenty of local places that will meet you there in style.
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|The Canine Coach|
Woodbury-based dog-treat bakery (and shop at Mall
Specialized dog services based
Daycare and boarding in
Posh pampering in Plymouth
Dog training centers in Minneapolis, St. Paul, West St. Paul, and
Canine boutique-slash-boulangerie with confections and breed-specific merch (Beagle on Board stickers, par example)
Humans’ viewpoint: Toys, treats, apparel; tasteful and carefully curated. Dog’s viewpoint: TREATS! GIMME!
Brick-and-mortar for grooming and shopping, house calls for dog walking and sitting
Drop-off service with trainers and groomers; dog should look and behave better upon pickup
Don’t show up in sweats when your dog is getting fluff drying, cologne, and a coat-accenting bow or bandana
Make your best friend a little less high maintenance with sport training, group classes, and in-home behavior adjustment
Dog that will legitimately pass up a bowl of dry kibble with total confidence that something better is on the way
The discerning dog with wide-ranging tastes
Pooch who tends to get restless and destructive when left alone for long periods
Furry furniture wrecker. Slobbering shoe chewer. Canine carpet ruiner.
The rare dog who isn’t really freaked out by
The dog feeling a lot like Amy Winehouse
Personalized birthday cakes decorated in a variety of colors (That dog colorblindness thing? Totally a myth.)
24/7 maternity boarding service: Expectant parents can drop off their dog at a moment’s notice on their way to the hospital
“Feet, Face, and Fanny” treatment: Keep Fido looking fly and frizz-free between full floofing
Doggie boot camp: drop-off daytime training program that teaches dogs basic commands (rifle training not included)