Author Archives: Grant White

Photos of the Day: An Intern Takes to the Field II


Written by: Grant White

Orvis summer intern Grant White shows off one on his two rainbows on the day. Photo by Jan Nemec [Editor’s Note: Before he headed back to college, our great summer intern, Grant White, made a trip to California, where he got some fishing in. Here’s his second post on that experience.] My last blog post […]

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Photos of the Day: An Intern Takes to the Field


Written by: Grant White

A beautiful Truckee River brown trout that fell for a dry fly.
All photos courtesy Grant White

[Editor’s Note: Before he headed back to college, our great summer intern, Grant White, made a trip to California, where he got some fishing in.]

My summer internship at Orvis HQ officially ended a couple weeks ago, but the company’s wealth of connections has kept me pretty busy in my time since. Last week, my sister Katie and I met up with Orvis-endorsed guide Brian Slusser for a. . .

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Rescue Dog Receives a New Prosthetic Paw. . .and Maybe a New Lease on Life


Written by: Grant White

Evan shows off his new prosthetic mitt.
Photo by DCist

Thanks to an outpouring of support and donations, Evan, a four-month-old Border Collie mix, has been given the opportunity to get back on his feet—or paws. Evean was born and left abandoned without a. . .

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Orvis Sandanona: Interns with Guns Edition


Written by: Grant White

Orvis intern Henry Miles lines up a clay pigeon at the Sandanona wing-shooting grounds.
Photo by Grant White

On Friday, as my intern friends from school crunched numbers and tweeted “TGIF,” I had the privilege of visiting the beautiful Sandanona Shooting Grounds in Millbrook, New York. It’s how The Orvis Company does. . .

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Blind and Deaf Dogs Work Together to Overcome Their Disabilities


Written by: Grant White

Eve and Dillon help each other get past their disabilities
Photo by ABCNews

Two best friends are working together to make life a little easier. Eve, a deaf mixed breed, and Dillon, a blind border collie blend, met this past year in a California shelter after each were abandoned by their owners. Now, the two pups have formed an inseparable team to combat their disabilities…

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Video: “Abandoned Dogs: A Message for All Humanity”


Written by: Grant White

We frequently highlight Eldad Hagar’s tear-jerking rescue videos on this blog. Now, as part of his effort to raise awareness of dog abandonment, Eldad has put together a short compilation film that takes us through the process of over a dozen pup rescues. Eldad’s message is simple…

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Dog Memorial Causes Rocky Tensions Between Residents


Written by: Grant White

Grant Bercik constructed hundred of rock cairns to commemorate his lost pup, General.
Photo by VTica

The years of unconditional love and joy our dogs provide can never truly be repaid. But for Grant Bercik of Southern Vermont, he knew he had to try. Grant’s beloved pup General passed away a few months ago, and the 25-year-old embarked on a mission to commemorate and thank the bull mastiff for a life of companionship and happiness…

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 07.19.13


Written by: Grant White

Welcome to a new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. I’m filling in for Phil again, who’s in Montana for the week. We’ve got another killer line up in store, with seventeen more videos that will take you around the world…

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Seven Beagles are Rescued After Spending 4 Years in a Testing Lab


Written by: Grant White

One of the rescued pups heads off with its new owner
Photo by Portland Press Herald

After spending the first four years of their lives in a pharmaceutical testing lab, seven beagles were given a second chance at puppyhood this week. Thanks to the Beagles Freedom Project, an organization that rescues and relocates beagles, the pups experienced their first sniff of fresh air and belly rubs on Monday…

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Photographer Helps Senior Dogs Find New Families


Written by: Grant White

Lori Fusaro has embarked on a photo project to help find families for older dogs. This is one of her many pictures.
Photo by Today

“No dog should die alone” is the motto and mission for photographer Lori Fusaro. The Los Angeles based artist has recently started “Silver Hearts”, a photography project that attempts to capture the joy and love that abandoned older dogs still offer…

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