Author Archives: Isobella Ash

How To Create Productive Work Spaces At Home With A Dog


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought you to by Charley Perkins and Romi   Just a few months ago, I had never heard terms like “social distancing,” “self-quarantine,” or “ PPE.” Nowadays, such things are a way of everyday life. These are weird times for sure, and for many of us, that means spending way more time at home than usual. […]

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Working From Home With Dogs: How To Survive And Enjoy Quarantine


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought you to by Charley Perkins and Romi   At Orvis, we have been lucky enough to be able to bring our dogs to the office for years, and we have learned a lot of things about working productively alongside our four-legged friends. This series will dive into how to get a dog used to quarantine, […]

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Training Your Puppy: Start Early


Written by: Isobella Ash

In our latest blog, author and trainer Janet Menzies talks about early training for puppies and why keeping it simple works. Read her tips for teaching “Come”, “Sit”, and “Heel”. Take a look below… As you can see, Penny the poster pup is settling in well to her role helping me write my next book. She […]

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The Final Frontier


Written by: Isobella Ash

This week Jane takes the puppies to the vet and says goodbye all except her two pups. As she reflects on her time raising a litter, she begins training Tiffy And Gaby. And then there were two, all the pups have left us for their new lives, and it is quiet. It has been such […]

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The Weird Science Of Coaching Kids To Fish


Written by: Isobella Ash

Fishing & Mountain Guide Stewart Yates Talks Developmental Psychology And How An Understanding Can Help When Coaching Kids To Fish And Try Other Hobbies. Kids today, what do you make of them? There is an ingrained, programmed response to that question, isn’t there? And that’s a good starting point when developing our approach to coaching […]

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Enjoy a Doggy Staycation at The Eastbury, Sherborne


Written by: Isobella Ash

A few short steps from the charming and historic main streets of Sherborne, The Eastbury in Dorset is a rather special boutique townhouse dog-friendly hotel that is just minutes away from the stunning Dorset countryside – ideal for relaxing walks with your furry friend. Acquired by the de Savary family in 2018, beloved Chihuahua, Monty, […]

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Bring Your Dog To Work Day


Written by: Isobella Ash

Orvis is proud to be celebrating #BringyourDogToWorkDay. Currently, as many of us in the UK are working from home due to the circumstances, every day is Bring Your Dog To Work Day. However, as a company committed to having dogs in the workplace, the ethos behind this day really resonates with the brand and its […]

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Pupdate: Preparing For Departure


Written by: Isobella Ash

The time to say goodbye is fast approaching, although it’s sad, all the pups are going to loving owners. This week Jane shows us how much they’ve grown and are preparing for all the adventures that come with their new homes! Time is flying by, that is because we are having fun, and my thoughts […]

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