DLR + Winter Doga at St. Paul’s Winter Carnival!

DLR is SO excited to be part of the rich heritage of the St. Paul Winter Carnival this year!  It’s the oldest winter festival in the United States (predating the Tournament of Roses Festival by two years) and takes place January 23-February 2, 2020, next to Landmark Center at 75 W. 5th Street, Saint Paul, MN […]

From Blank to Beautiful – The Chameleon Shoppes pop-up

Imagine a dedicated group whose purpose is to create vibrant downtown experiences by transforming empty retail spaces into equity opportunities for minority- and women-owned businesses. A group who is passionate about opening up business opportunities that may not have been possible before. We have that very group here in Minneapolis! The Chameleon Consortium. We were […]

Mental illness awareness – DLR founder strives to erase the stigma

It was seven years ago to this date when I lost my dad to suicide.  When I founded DLR almost two years ago, I knew I wanted to not only delight dogs and humans who love them, I wanted to use the platform as a way of shedding light on topics I feel passionate about […]

Izzy’s Cause: Helping families afford their pets’ cancer treatments

We have been so sad to see some of our Instagram dog friends succumb to cancer in the recent months.  Once of those dogs was @izzythegiantschnauzer.  She was diagnosed with lymphoma about seven months ago.  Lymphoma is unfortunately not curable in dogs. [av_image src=’https://www.dogloverepeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/IMG_2464-e1553203117977-300×300.jpg’ attachment=’3903′ attachment_size=’medium’ align=’left’ styling=’circle’ hover=” link=” target=” caption=” font_size=” appearance=” overlay_opacity=’0.4′ […]

Cherries Jubilee: our new Walker collection

One of Minneapolis’ most recognizable icons is the “Spoonbridge and Cherry” sculpture by Claes Oldenburg and his wife, Coosje van Bruggen – created for the Walker Art Center in 1988, and now resides in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, the largest urban sculpture park in the world. [av_image src=’https://www.dogloverepeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/IMG_2011-e1550606080708-300×300.jpg’ attachment=’3775′ attachment_size=’medium’ align=’left’ styling=’circle’ hover=” link=” target=” […]

DLR pop-up at Spoils of Wear

One of my favorite parts of exhibiting at markets is meeting other like-minded entrepreneurs.  Inevitably I meet some pretty inspiring people who are passionate about making the world a better place in any way they can, one step at a time. [av_image src=’https://www.dogloverepeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/spoils-of-wear_Jill-300×300.png’ attachment=’3664′ attachment_size=’medium’ align=’left’ styling=’circle’ hover=” link=” target=” caption=” font_size=” appearance=” overlay_opacity=’0.4′ overlay_color=’#000000′ […]

Rachel Vitko: A Ceramist’s Story

Minneapolis ceramist and illustrator, Rachel Vitko, was one of the first artists I met as I was formulating what DLR would eventually become.  We had an instant rapport based on candid, personal conversations; such as our own struggles with mental health and having parents who are artists.  We both hate small talk! Rachel was a […]

How to help victims of the California wildfires

Our hearts go out to our friends, customers and all who have ties to California as more than 250,000 people have been evacuated from their homes because of the Camp, Woolsey and Hill fires. We want to do our little part to try to help.  Starting today through November 17th, 50% of profits from sales […]

Half + Half Design: the left + right brain behind our brand

Don’t cha just love being friends with really, really talented people who happen to be so nice and fun to work with? I met Sarah Johnson-Markve, the woman behind Half + Half Design, two lifetimes ago, it feels like.  We became acquaintances working at a Minneapolis travel incentive company.  After I had my son, left […]