Hunting Dog Crates for Trucks: Safe Travels

By: Orvis Staff


Scott McEnaney, of Orvis Adventures, keeps his hunting dogs safe while traveling to and from the woods.
Photo by Phil Monahan

You take every precaution to keep your gun dog safe in the field through extensive training and protective equipment. But sometimes less attention is paid to a dog’s safety on the road to an upland or waterfowl hunting excursion. Many people, hunters and non-hunters alike, have a false sense of security about riding in cars with dogs. They allow them to sit in the backseat without wearing dog harnesses, or walk loose in the truck bed instead of traveling in dog crates.

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Moving With a Dog: Tips and Tricks

By: Orvis Staff


The stress of modern life can be amplified when a dog’s world is upended by a move
Photo by Phil Monahan

Moving is one of life’s top stressors and dogs are known stress reducers. Put the two together and it should be a wash, right? Unfortunately, no. Moving with a dog complicates relocating, and the . . .

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How to Board a Dog

By: Sarah Hall Weaver


Photo by Kathryn, Cambridge

While your pooch may be an experienced jet setter, traveling with dogs in tow is not always an option. Many pet owners must resort to boarding dogs due to restrictive vacation destinations, work-related travel, family emergencies, or major home renovations—occasions when it’s simply in the dog’s best interest to board elsewhere temporarily.

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