Ruffwear Announces New Canadian Sales Agency


Leading Outdoor Gear Manufacturer Emphasizes Commitment to Canadian Market

 {Bend, OR} — Ruffwear, the leader in outdoor performance dog gear, has recently signed Kolder Canada as its sales agency for Canada. With 30 years of experience working with several leading international outdoor brands, Kolder has established strong relationships across the outdoor, hunting and general merchandise industries. 

The relationship, effective January 1, 2016, marks the first time that Ruffwear will have an on-the-ground sales force in Canada, reinforcing its commitment to this important market. Kolder covers all of Canada, from independent retailers to specialty chains. With offices in eight territories and headquarters in Toronto, its staff of educated sales reps and customer service associates will drive sales and support Canadian retailers. 

“We are confident this partnership will lead us closer to becoming the brand of choice in Canada,” said Tripp Sickler, Ruffwear’s International Sales Manager. “We already have some strong relationships in the market and look forward to growing the brand in both the outdoor and pet channels.”

Ruffwear is committed to enhancing the lives of all dogs and their human companions through relationships with Best Friends Animal Society and The Conservation Alliance. By protecting wild places for their habitat and recreation values through membership in The Conservation Alliance, Ruffwear also works to ensure there are plenty of wild, open spaces for dogs and their humans to enjoy together.

For Canadian sales inquiries, please contact For media inquiries, please contact Kate Ketschek,, 603-828-1050. 



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