It’s Day 16 of our “I Love My Dog Bed” Photo Contest, and so far we’ve received some great entries. Ten of the best from the last week are included here. (See below.) The contest lasts all month, so there’s plenty of time for you to get in on the action, and . . .Read More
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The Best Dog Gifts for 2022
Dog beds top the list of the best dog gifts of 2022, but to provide a wealth of ideas for every dog and dog lover on your list, we’ve compiled an entire collection great dog gifts. Dogs always love toys and treats, but practical gifts for comfort and convenience hold a special place in a … Continue reading “The Best Dog Gifts for 2022”Read More
Photos: Entries from Week One of Our “I Love My Dog Bed” Photo Contest
It’s Day 8 of our “I Love My Dog Bed” Photo Contest, and so far we’ve received some great entries. Ten of the best from the last week are included here. (See below.) The contest lasts all month, so there’s plenty of time for you to get in on the action, and . . .Read More
Orvis Helps Its Associates Make Their Voices Heard on Election Day
At Orvis, we believe that voting is the key to a successful democracy and instrumental in ensuring that our outdoor passions remain protected, restored, and accessible for future generations. To support our Orvis Family’s right to vote on November 8 we are: Opening all retail stores at noon to give associates time to vote first; Making Tuesday, … Continue reading “Orvis Helps Its Associates Make Their Voices Heard on Election Day”Read More
Win Great Prizes in Our “I Love My Dog Bed” Photo Contest!
A dog bed is more than just a comfortable place for your best friend to sleep. It’s an important place of refuge, a place to recover after activity, and a training tool. Every dog needs a “den,” where they can get away from life’s stresses and just relax. To show . . .Read More
Dog Safety During Hunting Season
If you enjoy hiking with your dog and live in an area with seasonal hunting, hitting the trails takes an extra measure of prep and precaution. It is possible to safely walk your dog during hunting season, but doing so requires the understanding that you’re sharing the great outdoors and an awareness of how hunters engage in their sport. Before you consider walking your dogs in or near woods, fields, and wetlands during hunting season, you should be confident in your dog’s training, outfit your dog and yourself in brightly colored vests, and know when and where it’s safe to walk.Read More
Pro Tips: How to Keep Your Dog Safe on Halloween
While Halloween is a time of fun and excitement for humans, it can be stressful and downright dangerous for dogs. So much in their world changes very quickly: there’s a ton of activity, new people are everywhere, strange foods and smells abound, and . . .Read More
The Dog Jacket: Canine Warmth, Comfort, and Safety
Whether your dog’s idea of an adventure is a walk around the block or summiting a 14er in Colorado, dog jackets can keep him comfortable and safe on the trail or in the water. There are nearly as many dog jacket styles as there are human outerwear styles, with insulated jackets to help keep dogs warm, rain jackets to keep dogs dry, life jackets to give dogs extra buoyancy in the water, and hunting jackets to make dogs more visible in the field. Choosing the right dog jacket requires knowledge of your dog, his needs…Read More
Top 10 Tips for Traveling With Your Dog by Car
Whether you’re road tripping for the weekend or journeying cross country with your dog, these top 10 tips for traveling with your dog will help you prep for four-wheeled adventures with your four-legged friend.
We cover essential dog travel accessories to make the journey fun and safe for both of you, and follow up with answers to frequently asked questions.Read More
How To Choose the Best Dog Collar
Above all, your dog’s collar needs to fit correctly, but to choose the best dog collar, you also need to consider your dog’s lifestyle and your own. For instance, if your dog is an active swimmer, a nylon dog collar would be a better choice than a leather dog collar, as the former is easier to clean and dries quickly. In addition to collar materials, the closures (like buckles and clips) on collars can play a large role in determining which collar is best for your dog — if you need to remove your dog’s collar regularly, a plastic clip closure will be much more convenient than a belt-buckle-style closure. Taking a step back and determining what features you want in a collar…Read More