New Outdoor Adventure Park

We at Ruffin’It Dog Care maintain a strong respect and appreciation for the responsibility you have entrusted with us towards the care for your loved ones. We have always focused on delivering the safest and most reliable services possible and have taken one more step...


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...

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...

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...

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...

Tale of Fog and Two Dogs

It was approaching 9 pm as the plane hovered somewhere over the Lower Mainland, the view outside Heather Ferguson’s window obstructed by a wall of white fog. The captain came on the intercom and let out a resigned sigh. “Sorry, folks,” he said, “it looks like the fog in Victoria...

An Interview With The Victoria Humane Society’s Penny Stone

Meet Ebby! She’s a beautiful 6 month old border collie X up for adoption and Penny Stone is the Executive Director of the Victoria Humane Society. Formerly the manager of the BC SPCA, Stone joined forces with Carol Broad in 2013 to found an organization that fosters and...

To Catch a Thief

Need to solve a crime? There’s an app for that. Last month we were the victims of a robbery. However, it appears that the Victoria thieving community is just not keeping up with technology. That was just one of the breaks that helped a police constable (and Ruffin’it client)...

We Love NRG Dog Food – Get 15% Off During the Month of February

Are you looking for the best quality food for your loved one? At Ruffin’It we only feed our dogs the best, and we would only recommend food to you that we have personally investigated and would feed to our own best friends, in keeping with our motto “your best friend, treated...

Excessive Barking

Some of these training techniques require you to have an idea as to why your dog barks. Always remember to keep these tips in mind while training: Don’t yell at your dog to be quiet—it just sounds like you’re barking along with him. Keep your trainin...