This blog is dedicated to both dogs and dog lovers, and it features the best articles, photos, videos, and news that we can find from around the world. We also write about the Orvis-Morris Animal Foundation Canine Cancer Campaign and our work supporting the dog-rescue efforts of the Petfinder Foundation.

Slideshow: The Adorable Orvis Dogs of Instagram


Written by: Phil Monahan

Every week, we describe the amazing photos we receive via Instagram. We thought we’d share this slideshow of all the adorable pups tagged #OrvisDogs so far. Get ready for some serious “awwws.”

Want your dog to show up in this slide show, and to have a chance for him or her to win a spot as the Orvis Dogs Facebook profile pic for a week, as well as shiny new collar? Details below …

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Video: Two New Breeds in This Year’s Westminster Kennel Club Show


Written by: Phil Monahan

At this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Show—held at New York’s Madison Square Garden on February 11 and 12—two breeds will be added to the competition. The Russell Terrier and Treeing Walker Coonhound are hardly new breeds, but this will be the first time that they are judged at Westminster.

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Consumer Alert: Bully Sticks High in Calories, May Contain Contaminants


Written by: Phil Monahan


If you feed your dog bully sticks, make sure you keep track of
the daily caloric intake to avoid weight gain.

photo courtesy Veterinary Practice News

Many dog owners offer “bully stick” snacks to their pets because they are “all natural,” and they are easy to digest. However, a recent study at Tufts University suggests that there some things to be concerned about. First of all, bully sticks are very high in calories, up to 88 calories in a single 6-inch stick. This is. . .

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Take the Inaugural OrvisNews.com Dog Trivia Challenge and Maybe Win a Dog Bed!


Written by: Phil Monahan


Just how smart is your dog? And how smart are you about dogs?

photo via imgur.com

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the OrvisNews.com Dog Trivia Challenge, where we test your knowledge of all things canine. We will feature one of these quizzes every other week, and everyone who enters her or his score in the comments below this post will be entered into a random drawing for a

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