How to Protect Your Dog in the Snow and Ice

Logan enjoys deep snow on a sunny day.
Photo by Tom, Arlington


What self-respecting dog can resist playing outside in a fresh blanket of snow? Most dogs romp in it with unbridled joy. But winter brings seasonal hazards for your dog, including salt and other de-icing agents, dangerously cold temperatures, deep snow, slippery ice, and more. If heavy snowfall is the norm where you live, you and your dog will have no choice but to spend at least some time in it, even if he’d rather be curled up at your feet in front of the fireplace. 

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#MomentofChill: Clear-Water Beauty

Here is your Monday morning #MomentofChill, shot by Pat Clayton (a.k.a. the Fish Eye Guy) and starring a gorgeous brook trout finning in absolutely clear water. Among the world’s most beautiful freshwater fish, . . .

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#MomentofChill: Visions of Sugar Plums

Today’s Moment of Chill is perhaps the chillest of them all. Who wouldn’t want to be napping in front of a roaring fire on an incredibly comfortable bed. We hope you have some moments of your own like this over the weekend. . . .

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Orvis Job Openings 12.12.19

Welcome to a holiday edition of the Orvis Job Wall, where we update you periodically on the opportunities to be a part of the Orvis team. If you follow our social channels, you’re probably already aware of what a great place this is to work—from . . .

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#MomentofChill: Little Drummer Boy

Male ruffed grouse “drum” in springtime as a way to establish territory and to attract females. Although it looks as if the sound is caused by the bird’s wings hitting its chest, the sound actually comes from small sonic booms. The wings beat up to five . . .

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