Petfinder: Problem Children

An Assertive Duo – Finn and Dixie
Photo by Lollypop Farms

It’s hard to believe that the adorable pair of pups above would be hard to place and, therefore, on track for euthanization….

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Photos: Lunchtime Lessons on the Brookie Stream

Josh took this colorful fellow from a deep spot right against a fallen tree.
Photo by Phil Monahan

I’ve been teaching my friend Josh how to fly-fish for a couple years now, and we’re at the point where he’s just fine-tuning his cast. Josh lives right on one of our great local mountain streams just a few minutes from the. . .

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Pep Was Innocent! The Strange Tale of the Falsely Accused “Cat-Murdering Dog”

Pep’s famous mugshot has helped perpetuate the myth that he was a bad dog.
Photo via

A fun article in the Daily Mail tells the story of a dog who has gone down in history as a murderer and a jailbird, even though he was neither. Pep was a black Labrador Retriever who was given as a gift to Pennsylvania governor Gifford Pinchot in 1923. But the very next year, . . .

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Video: A Dog’s View of Telluride, Colorado

This is kind of silly, but it’s also remarkably effective. The Telluride Tourism Board has produced a video starring and narrated by some beautiful dogs—Bandit, Ollie, Carter, and Nelsen. For dog lovers, . . .

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Rare: Making Strides with Fish Forever to Protect Belize’s Unique Fisheries

Belizean Fishers discuss the Managed Access program
Photo by Rare/John Chase

A recipient of an Orvis Customer Matching Grant, Rare is working to create sustainable fishing practices in Belize in an innovative way. Here is a story, courtesy of Rare’s John Chase, of how they are building a sense of community and cooperation to last for generations:

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Video: The Leaping Tarpon of Marathon Key

Catching a tarpon in the Florida Keys is still an unfulfilled Bucket List item for me, and videos such as this one only fuel my desire. My friend Marshall Cutchin instilled in me the notion that Keys tarpon are different animals, so I want to catch my first tarpon there. This video from. . .

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