Blackie is a 14-year-old, blind, sick dog whose owners brought him into a Texas shelter just before Christmas. They thought that the shelter would simply put the dog down, but then something. . .Read More
Dogs who are abandoned at shelters are often viewed as somehow flawedto active, too unruly, untrainablebut a great program speaheaded by the Boeing Company in Washington is. . .Read More
A dog from a Minnesota rescue got himself in quick a pickle yesterday, when he got loose and made a run for a muddy marsh on the edge of a lake and got stuck. Shannon Bixby. . .Read More
We don’t often post job openings here on the Orvis Dogs blog, but our local shelter in Shaftsbury, Vermont—which Orvis helps to support with an annual grant—is looking for an executive . . .Read More
Canine Parvovirus is a highly contagious, life-threatening disease. With many of the symptoms of flu in humans, puppies and young dogs who have not been vaccinated are most highly at risk. And if catching this nasty bug wasn’t bad enough, the most common treatment for puppies in shelters is euthanasia. No wonder the little fella above looks none too happy….Read More
Pepper is a little Blue Heeler who was lucky enough to be saved by the kindness of the Catahoula Rescue of New England with some help from an Orvis Customer Matching Grant to the Petfinder Foundation.
It was the night before Pepper was to be put down at a rural shelter in Louisiana when the good folks at Catahoula learned of his plight….Read More
Deuce the puppy was one of those that usually don’t make it out of the kennel and are instead euthanized before they even have a chance to find a loving home. But Melissa and Ken Rogers. . .Read More