28
May

DOG DAY AFTERNOON: PATIOS TO CHECK OUT WITH YOUR POOCH

Is there a better way to welcome warmer weather than sitting out on a patio while enjoying a nice cold drink? Well, yes there is. Bring your dog along! We are fortunate in Victoria to have a few restaurants who like to welcome man’s best friend onto their patios. Read on to find...
24
May

DOG FACTS: HEALTH EDITION

It probably doesn’t come as a huge surprise that dogs are good for you. Here at Ruffin’It, we know very well the positive effects that owning a dog can have on your mental and physical health. But this idea has also been studied—and proven—by scientists in many different...
21
May

THREE WAYS TO EXERCISE WITH YOUR DOG

Earlier this month we talked about how owning a dog makes you happier and healthier. But what if you want to incorporate your pet into a new exercise routine? If you want to start a new regime with your pet the first thing you should do is check with your veterinarian to make...
30
Apr

INTRODUCING BEST FRIEND’S BOOT CAMP!

Calm Dog, Fit Body! We are very excited to announce that we are again offering BEST FRIEND’S BOOT CAMP! Even more exciting, we’re offering a special promotion where Ruffin’It clients can get 50% off their first purchase. I know what you’re thinking: what on earth is boot camp and...
28
Apr

DOG-ING THE QUESTION: MORE CANINE FACTS

Dogs really are fascinating creatures! Read the latest installment in our series on fun dog facts.     Q: Do Dogs Watch TV? A: Sort of. It all has to do with something called “flicker perception,” which measures the eye’s ability to perceive flickering light. The human eye...
15
Apr

Springtime Seasonal Hazards

Ah, springtime. The rain stops pouring, the flowers come out and the sun shines. Isn’t it great? Well, mostly. Warmer temperatures and blooming plants also mean a new host of possible hazards for your dog. We’re not suggesting you keep your precious pup in a hermetically sealed...
08
Apr

Homemade Dog Treats

Maybe you’re feeling crafty. Maybe your best friend had a rough week at the park and you want to cheer him up. Or maybe you’re getting nervous about all those multisyllabic chemicals you found on the ingredient list for Rover’s biscuits. Whatever your reason, you feel lik...
26
Mar

Introducing the newest member of the Ruffin’it team

By Steven Campbell March 25, 2014 One of the most rewarding aspects of owning Ruffin‘it is the relationship built with so many of our customers. We are invited into your homes, introduced to your families and you trust us with your dogs, your precious family members.   You grant...