Ruffwear Announces New Distributor in India

{Bend, OR} January 15, 2017

Ruffwear, the leader in performance dog gear, has partnered with GNV Commodities to manage distribution in the Indian market effective December 1, 2016.

GNV Commodities was started in 2014 by Vinod Sharma & Prateek Raj Singh, both lifelong dog owners, with the goal to introduce the world’s best pet brands in India. Just two years later, GNV has 15 employees, offices in Chennai and Delhi, and a new warehouse about to open in central India.

“We are excited to partner with GNV in order to bring our products to explorers and their human companions in India,” said Tripp Sickler, International Sales Manager for Ruffwear. “We believe a happy dog is a dog outside, and by working with GNV, we can inspire people to share outdoor adventures with their companions.”

This partnership, combined with an exciting range of new Ruffwear products launching in spring 2017, will make the world’s leading adventure dog brand more accessible globally.

About GNV Commodities

GNV has grown as a result of its focus on delivering quality products and world-class customer service. The addition of Ruffwear to their offering is a testament to their commitment to Indian pet owners. GNV also represents Acana and Orijen. Contact GNV by email at: or by phone: +91 975 509 8668.

About Ruffwear

Ruffwear’s mission is to build performance dog gear to enhance and inspire exploration for outdoor adventurers and their human companions. Ruffwear Performance Dog Gear™ combines technology, quality, fit, function, and safety to facilitate its belief that every dog is an explorer.

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. Through its Ruff Adventure Dog adoption program with Best Friends, Ruffwear covers the cost of adoption fees and travel expenses for newly adopted dogs from their Kanab, Utah Sanctuary, as well as a new Ruffwear collar and leash to go home with. To date, 50 dogs have been placed in their forever homes through the program. By protecting wild places for their habitat and recreation values through membership in The Conservation Alliance, Ruffwear works to ensure there are plenty of wild, open spaces for dogs and their humans to enjoy together.

Based in Bend, Oregon, Ruffwear sells their products through specialty pet and outdoor retailers as well as at For Ruffwear media inquiries, please contact Kate Ketschek at

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