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Earth Day Lessons From Piper – A Conservation Alliance Rescue Pup

This week, Ruffwear is donating 10% of all online sales at Ruffwear.com to The Conservation Alliance (4/19 – 4/26). As mentioned in an earlier blog post, Ruffwear is fortunate to be close with the staff at The Alliance. A few weeks ago, we were having a conversation with Serena, their Program Director, and we got […]

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Celebrate Earth Day – All Week Long

This Wednesday, April 22nd, we celebrate Earth Day – a day designated to serve as a reminder for us all to consider what we can do, big or small, to benefit the environment. Earth Day began in 1970 and has continued to mobilize millions to raise awareness to environmental opportunities every year since (read the […]

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Road Trip Gear Giveaway! – Where Are You Headed in 2015?

Road trips! They really aren’t “staycations”. They are road trips – adventures carried out by hitting the open road and enjoying the journey. Trips that are dreamt up while staring at a map with a cup of coffee in hand and dog at our feet. As spring paves the way for summer, and winter storm […]

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How One Man Spearheaded the Animal Cruelty Prevention Movement 149 Years Ago

April is a special month for multiple reasons. Not only do we all get to play fun pranks on each other on the first of the month, but spring begins to show its face, Earth Day (April 22nd) shifts our attention to conservation-minded causes and it also happens to be Animal Cruelty Prevention month. All […]

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April Showers Bring… Wet Adventures

“April showers bring May flowers,” right? But that doesn’t mean that we have to sit inside while it’s raining the whole month of April. The weather in the spring can be unpredictable and that’s why us humans typically pack a rain shell, just in case. The Sun Shower™ waterproof rain jacket allows your dog to […]

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Hike Your (Dog’s) Own Hike :: What It Really Means To Plan A Thru Hike With Your Dog

The Appalachian Trail runs 2,180 miles, from Springer Mountain, GA to Katahdin, ME. Each year, up to 2,000 people attempt to “thru-hike” the entire length of the AT (hike the entire trail in one, continuous outing) – a trek that on average takes five to seven months. This year, one of those attempting to thru-hike […]

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Historic Explorers and The Dogs Who Accompanied Them – Jacques-Ives Cousteau

History is riddled with tales of exploration. It is in our spirit to want to seek or venture into the unknown – or at least to see for our own eyes those places that captivate our imagination. For many of us, we could not imagine exploring new territory without having our dogs by our side. […]

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