Morris Animal Foundation: Golden Retriever Lifetime Study

Bridger and Friend Photo by David Hawthorn
Golden Study Celebrates Its Second Year By: David Haworth, DVM, PhD President/CEO, Morris Animal Foundation I’m writing today while Bridger, my 16-month-old furry child, is lying on my feet. Bridger is an enthusiastic, unapologetic ball of energy and joy, all contained in a beautiful Golden Retriever body....
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Petfinder: Helping Less-Adoptable-Pets

Martin wasn't stubborn and reactive...he was in pain! Photo by Three Sisters Pet Rescue
We've all had the bad luck to be misunderstood! A pet that is perceived to have a behavior problem can be difficult to place. Sometimes, however, the underlying problem is medical — and treatable. For example, when Martin, a young Beagle, arrived at Three Sisters Pet Rescue in Cincinnati, Ohio, he’d been labeled “stubborn and reactive”
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Rod Review: The New Orvis Recon

Photo courtesy Trouts Fly Fishing
There's nothing better than a little unsolicited love. The folks at Trouts Fly Fishing, one of Denver's most respected shops, recently posted a "Product Spotlight" article on the. . .
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Photos: Grand Slam in California’s Little Lakes Valley

Written by: Brian La Rue, Orvis Reno
The browns, brookies, and goldens weren't big, but they were eager. All photos by Brian La Rue
Sometimes, chasing backcountry trout and a little solitude are more appealing to me than battling for a hog in an easy access, roadside pool. There is nothing wrong with a. . .
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Virginia is for (Oyster) Lovers

One of the many benefits of oyster restoration Photo by Rappahannock River Oyster Company
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Oyster Restoration Project is one of the recipients of an Orvis Customer Matching Grant. You're welcome! The following article, by Mary Winston Nicklin, appeared in a recent issue of USA Today: The sun sets over the Rappahannock River and the al fresco crowd at Merroir, the acclaimed waterfront tasting room...
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Amazing Photos from Surf City Surf Dog 2014

Late September means the Surf City Surf Dog contest in Huntington Beach. Photo by Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times
Sunday was a dog's day at California's Huntington Beach, as the sixth annual Unleashed by Petco Surf City Surf Dog Competition was held to raise money for a host of charities. More than 60 dogs rode. . .
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Anglers Rally to Save East Coast Striper Stocks

Written by: Capt. Dave Pecci, Obsession Charters
East Coast striper stocks are in decline, and anglers want to do something about it. Photo courtesy Scott McEnaney
The numbers tell the story: the striped bass harvest from Maine to North Carolina has decreased by 7.9 million pounds since 2008, and the spawning stock has dropped by. . .
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Video: Tarpon on the Fly at Pesca Mahahaul

Here's some very cool footage from a five-day tarpon excursion to Pesca Mahahaul on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, between Espiritu Santo Bay and Chetumal Bay. Although this was shot. . .
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