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”

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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 . . .

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Dog Safety During Hunting Season

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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.

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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 . . .

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The Dog Jacket: Canine Warmth, Comfort, and Safety


A shivering dog could benefit from a snug, warm jacket.
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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…

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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…

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Meet Our Latest Batch of Orvis Cover Dog Winners!

It’s that time again to announce our Orvis Cover Dog Contest winners who will appear on our 2022 Fall and Winter Dog Books. As always your photos and participation did not disappoint. From November through March last year, we received just over 57,000 entries, resulting in what are always fun and beautiful covers. Even better, we raised … Continue reading “Meet Our Latest Batch of Orvis Cover Dog Winners!”

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