Video: Butch Knows How to Enjoy Autumn

Butch is a Siberian Husky from Utah who just loves to play in the leaves that his owner, Kent Petersen rakes up. Just look at the sheer joy that Butch expresses while destroying Kent’s hard work.

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Pebble Mine Update: Thank You Anglo American

As many of you know, opponents of the Pebble Mine project—which proposes to build a monstrous gold, copper, and molybdenum mine located in a seismically unstable area at the headwaters of Alaska’s Bristol Bay, the largest sockeye salmon spawning area in the world—received some welcome news recently when mining giant Anglo American, 50/50 partner with Northern Dynasty in the Pebble Partnership, announced that it was pulling out of the project.

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The 17 Best U.S. Cities for Dogs


How does your city compare?
Photo via estately.com

I missed this back in May, but the real estate site estately.com compiled a list of the best places to live for dog owners.

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Dan the Dog is a 9-Year Shelter Resident


Dan the dog is still looking for a forever home.
Photo via Cincinatti.com

Dan the coonhound has a face that would melt anyone’s heart. Sadly, poor Dan has had a rough go of it. Rescued from almost-certain euthanasia at the pound after being picked up by Animal Control in 2004, Dan was taken to the Highland County Humane Society in Hillsboro, Ohio … where he still is today!

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The FIDO Project: Wearable Technology for Service Dogs


A pup tries out a special vest created by the FIDO Research Team.
Photo via clintzeagler.com

This is pretty cool. A group of research scientists created a project called FIDO (Facilitating Interactions for Dogs with Occupations), which set out to research wearable technologies that could support communication between working dogs and their handlers.

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.20.13

Welcome to a new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. We have a great selection this week, seventeen more videos that will take you to amazing angling destinations. Northern Europe makes a pretty good showing, and we have our first fall striper videos, too.

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