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Meet Professor Bear

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Jay McKee is a professor specializing in Marketing and Advertising in the Business Division at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont. For the past 14 years, Jay has had a very special friend keeping him company in his office at work, while also helping him during long hours of grading papers. Meet Jay and Professor Bear: […]

Custom Made for that Special Day!

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Still searching for that perfect wedding gift to give to that special couple? You could get the wine glasses from that expensive department store, where they will probably get more excited about the box than what is inside. Or, maybe you could get that beautiful vase that will only elicit emotion when they break it, […]

The Age of Aquarius

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

    Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their special day under the sign of Aquarius! Ya know, speaking of Aquarius, check out this Custom-Made Bear we created for a customer a few years ago. Wearing a tie-dyed dress and flowers in her fur, this Flower Child was created for a man who wanted a Bear reminiscent […]

Love is in the Bear

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

I recently heard a touching story through the VTB grapevine about a customer named David who contacted our Custom-Made Bear department. He was looking for a special way to propose to his girlfriend of five years – and thought a Vermont Teddy Bear would make be the perfect addition to that life-changing moment. It turns […]

Dream Big in ’09

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

10, 9, 8, 7, 6…the New Year is almost here. What are you going to do with it? Got any resolutions? Got any hopes or wishes? It’d be great to have the economy bounce back. It’d be fantastic to find a cure for cancer. And it’d be wonderful to see all of our troops come […]

Popping the Question

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Here’s a question: I wonder how many people popped THE question over the holidays, and how many more will ask it on New Year’s Eve. It used to be that men (or women) only had a ring with them when they proposed. Nowadays, many are enjoying the moral support and backup offered by a special […]

Hoping FUR a Cure

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Just like everyone else out there, all of us here at The Vermont Teddy Bear Company hope that in our lifetimes, a cure for cancer will be found. And we celebrate everyone who has fought or is fighting the fight, including some members of our very own Bear Crew. Earlier this year, we began offering […]

Obama “Bear-y” Happy to Be at DNC; McCain Still Waiting in VT

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Just what is all the fuzz about? Our specially designed Obama Bears are stuffed with excitement to be attending the Democratic National Convention this week in Denver, Colorado. The Bears have been visiting the DNCC offices in Denver since earlier this summer, and are now among the crowds attending the convention at the Pepsi Center […]

Sir Elton John Visits VT and Gets a Big Bear Hug

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Completing his career-long quest to perform in all 50 United States, Sir Elton John entertained a sold-out crowd at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction, Vermont on Monday, July 21st. In honor of his visit to the Green Mountain State, the talented designers in our Custom-Made Bear department created a one-of-a-kind Sir Elton John […]

New! Design Your Own Vermont Teddy Bear Page

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

As we learned recently, there are many different ways you can customize your bear. If you’re really ambitious, you can fire up your sewing machine and make your Bear’s outfit at home. But even if you have superstar mad seamstress skillz, can you create a tattoo? And embroider it? And change the fur color? How […]