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Jan

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...
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...
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...
19
Mar

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...
14
Mar

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...
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