We Love Dogs: Karla & Hugo

It’s “We Love Dogs” season at Orvis, so we’re highlighting some of our wonderful “working dogs”—those pups who come to the home office in Vermont every day. In this episode, we meet Hugo, a beautiful German shorthaired pointer whose . . .

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We Love Dogs: Meet Ben & Bear

It’s “We Love Dogs” season at Orvis, so we’re highlighting some of our wonderful “working dogs”—those pups who come to the home office in Vermont every day. In this episode, we meet Bear, the gorgeous golden-doodle who accompanies Ben . . .

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We Love Dogs: Meet Greg & Fenway

It’s “We Love Dogs” season at Orvis, so we’re highlighting some of our wonderful “working dogs”—those pups who come to the home office in Vermont every day. In this episode, we meet Fenway, a hilarious Lab who spends his days with Greg O’Brien, . . .

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We Love Dogs: Julia & Greta

It’s “We Love Dogs” season at Orvis, so we’re highlighting some of our wonderful “working dogs”—those pups who come to the home office in Vermont every day. Today, meet Greta, recently adopted by Campaign Manager Julia

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When Should Your Dog Exercise?

Your dog should exercise every day—whenever it fits best in your daily schedule and your dog is able. That’s because the most effective exercise routine for dogs (and people, for that matter) is the one that happens day after day. Morning, noon, or night. Rain or shine. If it’s time for your dog’s workout, you put on his collar and leash and get moving.

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Fake Service Dog Laws: Protecting working service dogs

A canine wearing a vest with “Service Dog” patches means that animal is working, assisting their handler who has a disability—or does it? An increase in animal-related incidents and fake service dogs has created suspicion among the public in response to dogs labeled as service animals—which in turn causes distress for people who need a service dog to assist with legitimate disabilities. Is it illegal to fake a service dog? The majority of states have passed laws regarding fraudulent service dogs and emotional support animals—and many new bills were introduced during the 2018 legislative session in states without current laws.

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Guide to Petting Dogs

If you have a dog, petting your furry BFF probably feels second nature. But soon-to-be dog owners, kids, and even experienced dog people can miss telltale cues that their petting technique is off. When done right, petting is pleasant for dogs and people, and promotes bonding. When done wrong, it can be uncomfortable—even scary—for your dog.

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