Our inaugural “I Love My Dog Bed” Photo Contest was a rousing success, featuring hundreds of great photos on Instagram and Facebook from dog lovers around the U.S. There were big dogs, little dogs; active dogs and sleeping dogs; outdoor dogs and . . .Read More
Vote for the Winners in Our 2022 “I Love My Dog Bed” Contest—and Maybe Win Something for Yourself!
On November 1, we launched our our “I Love My Dog Bed” Photo Contest, which required entrants to take photos of their dogs in bed and post them to the Orvis Facebook or Instagram page, along with the hashtags #OrvisDogs and #WhyADogBed. After . . .Read More
Orvis and Petfinder Foundation Partnership Raises $1M to Ensure That Every Dog Has a Home
At Orvis, we believe that dogs are a part of the family. They make our lives better, they provide us with companionship and joy, and we want them to live their best lives outdoors with us. That’s why, in 2012, we began our partnership with the Petfinder Foundation to . . .Read More
Photos: Entries from Week THREE of Our “I Love My Dog Bed” Photo Contest
It’s Day 22 of our “I Love My Dog Bed” Photo Contest, and so far we’ve received more than 200 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
Photos: Entries from Week TWO of Our “I Love My Dog Bed” Photo Contest
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
Our 45 Favorite Outdoorsy Dog Names Inspired By Nature
If you love outdoor activities, chances are your dog loves them, too. And few things complement a wild, outdoor dog like a strong, outdoor-themed dog name. From Aspen to Zephyr, there are countless names for dogs inspired by the outdoors. Countless, of course, until you sit down to decide which name best captures your new pup’s spirit and the adventures that await.Read More
The Best Dog Breed for Each State
There may not be a single best dog breed for any state, but below is our list of breeds that hold a special place in the hearts of residents of each of the 50 United States. With 193 dog breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, plus additional mixed breeds and shelter mixes, it was difficult coming up with a single best breed for each of the 50 states. Since the best dog breed for someone in California may not be the best breed for someone in Florida, we looked at many deciding factors, including, the state’s climate, urban versus rural distribution, popular activities, historic events, and even state of…Read More
Introducing the Newest Orvis Bed!
We humans spend about one-third of our lives sleeping . . . or we’re supposed to, anyway. The reality is that for many adults, getting the recommended eight hours is easier said than done. According to the CDC, 35% of U.S. adults suffer from some . . .Read More
Rethinking Dogs as Holiday Gifts: What You Should Know
While conventional wisdom suggests giving a dog as a Christmas present is ill advised, a new way of thinking is gaining momentum, supported by research that suggests a puppy-as-present may not only be okay, but could ultimately help more shelter dogs find forever homes. Does a dog make a good present? If you’re thinking of giving a puppy or a dog to a child or other beloved family member or friend this holiday season, here are some compelling findings that might make you smile.Read More
Don’t Miss These Fall Dog Facebook Live Events!
October is our annual Fall Orvis Days celebration, and throughout the month, there will be Facebook Live events featuring a different host and guest discussing topics that will help make your life with your best friend better and more enjoyable for . . .Read More