HAPPENINGS

Adoptions this Weekend at Petco Levittown

  Join RHR for adoptions at Petco Levittown this Saturday and Sunday 1/26-1/26 from 1pm - 6pm Please bring the family members in the household as well as your family dog(s) so we can make a great match for everyone Your adoption application needs to be submitted...

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RHR Alum Clove is a STAR

PJ and Clove Changed Each Other's Entire Worlds. PJ was recovering from addiction and didn't have a job when he rescued a scared, shut down pit bull named Clove. Watch how Clove's dad figured out that extreme hiking made her very happy — and it ended up being their...

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When You Foster – Foster The Love

What does it mean to foster?     When you foster a litter of puppies, a dog or cat, or a nursing mom and babies, this selfless act can often mean the difference between life or death for an animal out of time at the shelter. Gizmo's shelter picture before...

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First Puppy of Town of Hempstead is an RHR Alum!

Exciting things are always appening at Ruff House Rescue! The Dems have finally taken a foothole in Town of Hempstead Government. We got to meet the newly-elected Laura Gillen when she and her family applied to adopt one of our many puppies and dogs at RHR. Thank you...

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Rescue Tails: Nessie

This summer was a whirlwind of urgent calls for cats and kittens. One such call came from a frantic family who found a lifeless tiny kitten on their lawn. A Ruff House volunteer rushed over to see if we could help.  Nessie was in dire straits and we didn't know if he...

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Local Girl Scout Troop Raises $400 for Ruff House!

Thank you to Girl Scout Troop 844 Rockville Centre for hosting an wildly successful car wash and raising $400 for our rescue! The troop presented the check at our adoption event this past weekend at Petsmart Oceanside and enjoyed helping with the dogs throughout the...

read more

Dog Rescue Club at Local High School!

Thanks to Ruff House Rescue, Syosset High School now has their first ever Dog Rescue Club! Thank you to Ruff House volunteer Jodie who is advising the club! Their first meeting was Monday, Sept 26th and it was a rousing success, so was Max our rescue pup who attended!...

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RHR Visits Girl Scout Troop 844!!!

Thank you to Lori and Girl Scout Troop 844 for having Ruff House Rescue (and puppy Brad) at their meeting to learn about rescue, spaying and neutering, ID tagging, and why you should choose to ADOPT and not shop! They also learning about the importance of...

read more

Being Cautious is Cool this Summer

BEING CAUTIOUS IS COOL THIS SUMMER! by Nomi Berger   Picture yourself on a sweltering summer day wearing a long winter coat. Are you hot yet? Are you itchy? Are you thirsty? Are you desperately searching for shade? Now picture your dogs on that same summer day....

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Tick Alert: Pet Owners Beware

Tick Alert: Pet Owners Beware By Nomi Berger With the arrival of summer comes the arrival of an annoying and possibly fatal pest: the tick. What was once considered a nuisance found only in the wooded countryside has been persistently and increasingly invading cities...

read more

The Dangers of Breed Labeling

THE DANGERS OF DOG BREED LABELING by Nomi Berger   For generations, the pit bull’s affectionate nickname was the "nanny dog." Today, the pit bull is the dog most likely to be shot by the police. For generations, families wanting a loving, dependable and...

read more

Ruff House Rescue on Fox News!

Our Volunteers Cat and Tina had an awesome time showing off Jasper, Bruiser, and Minnie, just three of our ADOPTABLE PETS, today at Fox and Friends! Thank you for having us!!!! Kellie Pickler, Eric Trump, Johnny Knoxville, and more awesome celebs really loved our Ruff...

read more

It was Just for Minute…

“IT WAS JUST FOR A MINUTE!” by Nomi Berger   Sadder words were never spoken.   WHY?   Because an errand meant to take that proverbial minute is 60 seconds too long when a dog is left unattended in a hot car.   WHY?   Because, even on mild summer...

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DOG BITING: FOREWARNED IS FOREARMED

DOG BITING: FOREWARNED IS FOREARMED By: Nomi Berger   Dogs may nip or bite for a variety of reasons. The following are the most common:   DOMINANCE AGGRESSION When these dogs bite, their likeliest targets are the ones nearest to them: members of their own...

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Consider the Pet Sitter

CONSIDER THE PET SITTER by Nomi Berger   Are you hesitant about planning a vacation because of your dog? Are you stopped by images of your cherished family companion in a boarding kennel run by well-meaning strangers? Consider another possibility: your dog, safe...

read more

WHY SPAY AND NEUTER YOUR DOG?

WHY SPAY AND NEUTER YOUR DOG? - by Nomi Berger The problem of dog overpopulation is a global one and requires a solution on a global scale. But like every journey that begins with a single step, this particular journey must begin with every dog owner in every town and...

read more

THE MOST DANGEROUS PET CHEW EVER: RAWHIDE!

How can one of the most popular chew sticks on the planet be so dangerous for your pets, you ask? I mean, most dogs chew on rawhide for hours on end, and not only does it keep them busy, but they seem to last forever. Well if you understood what it took to make this...

read more

Make Moving Easier for You and Your Dog

MAKE MOVING EASIER FOR YOU AND YOUR DOG - By Nomi Berger Dogs, like humans, are creatures of habit. Once comfortable in their surroundings, they are unnerved by change. And trading a familiar home for an unfamiliar one can cause fearfulness and stress. Unless you, the...

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Protect Your Pet: Provide Proper Doggy Dental Care

Protect Your Pet: Provide Proper Doggy Dental Care - by Nomi Berger Did you know that 80% of dogs over the age of 4 have some form of dental disease? As with people, the main culprit is a build-up of plaque, which eventually hardens into tartar, leading to gingivitis...

read more

Introducing Your New Dog to Other Pets

INTRODUCING YOUR NEW DOG TO YOUR OTHER PETS - by Nomi Berger Imagine handing out treats and name tags at the front door of your home for your new dog and your resident pets. Imagine happy munches and friendly woofs (and/or meows) as they blend and bond instantly and...

read more

When Choosing a Dog…

WHEN CHOOSING A DOG, CHOOSE WISELY! - by Nomi Berger Truer words were never spoken, because being an informed owner truly means being that dog’s true, best friend. An alarming number of dogs are abandoned, surrendered, and euthanized each year in this country. The...

read more

The Many Whys of Rescue!

THE MANY WHYS OF RESCUE - By Nomi Berger Why adopt a rescue pup or dog? Why not buy one from an ad on the Internet or from a pet store? Why not buy one from a breeder? There are many reasons -- all of them humane. The growth of the Internet has spurred the growth of...

read more

Puppy Proofing is Not Just for Puppies!

PUPPY PROOFING IS NOT JUST FOR PUPPIES by Nomi Berger   A puppy-proofed home is a pet-safe home whatever the age of your new dog. Before that first front paw crosses your threshold for the first time, your home must be a health zone, not a hazard zone. Be...

read more

Forever Home: Now What?

Forever Home: Now What? by Nomi Berger   Be an informed adopter and make your new dog’s entry into your world as pleasurable as possible. If this is your first dog, establish yourself with a vet or register your new dog with your established vet. Then apply for...

read more

Adoptions this Weekend at Petco Levittown

  Join RHR for adoptions at Petco Levittown this Saturday and Sunday 1/26-1/26 from 1pm - 6pm Please bring the family members in the household as well as your family dog(s) so we can make a great match for everyone Your adoption application needs to be submitted...

read more

RHR Alum Clove is a STAR

PJ and Clove Changed Each Other's Entire Worlds. PJ was recovering from addiction and didn't have a job when he rescued a scared, shut down pit bull named Clove. Watch how Clove's dad figured out that extreme hiking made her very happy — and it ended up being their...

read more

When You Foster – Foster The Love

What does it mean to foster?     When you foster a litter of puppies, a dog or cat, or a nursing mom and babies, this selfless act can often mean the difference between life or death for an animal out of time at the shelter. Gizmo's shelter picture before...

read more

First Puppy of Town of Hempstead is an RHR Alum!

Exciting things are always appening at Ruff House Rescue! The Dems have finally taken a foothole in Town of Hempstead Government. We got to meet the newly-elected Laura Gillen when she and her family applied to adopt one of our many puppies and dogs at RHR. Thank you...

read more

Rescue Tails: Nessie

This summer was a whirlwind of urgent calls for cats and kittens. One such call came from a frantic family who found a lifeless tiny kitten on their lawn. A Ruff House volunteer rushed over to see if we could help.  Nessie was in dire straits and we didn't know if he...

read more

Local Girl Scout Troop Raises $400 for Ruff House!

Thank you to Girl Scout Troop 844 Rockville Centre for hosting an wildly successful car wash and raising $400 for our rescue! The troop presented the check at our adoption event this past weekend at Petsmart Oceanside and enjoyed helping with the dogs throughout the...

read more

Dog Rescue Club at Local High School!

Thanks to Ruff House Rescue, Syosset High School now has their first ever Dog Rescue Club! Thank you to Ruff House volunteer Jodie who is advising the club! Their first meeting was Monday, Sept 26th and it was a rousing success, so was Max our rescue pup who attended!...

read more

RHR Visits Girl Scout Troop 844!!!

Thank you to Lori and Girl Scout Troop 844 for having Ruff House Rescue (and puppy Brad) at their meeting to learn about rescue, spaying and neutering, ID tagging, and why you should choose to ADOPT and not shop! They also learning about the importance of...

read more

Being Cautious is Cool this Summer

BEING CAUTIOUS IS COOL THIS SUMMER! by Nomi Berger   Picture yourself on a sweltering summer day wearing a long winter coat. Are you hot yet? Are you itchy? Are you thirsty? Are you desperately searching for shade? Now picture your dogs on that same summer day....

read more

Tick Alert: Pet Owners Beware

Tick Alert: Pet Owners Beware By Nomi Berger With the arrival of summer comes the arrival of an annoying and possibly fatal pest: the tick. What was once considered a nuisance found only in the wooded countryside has been persistently and increasingly invading cities...

read more

The Dangers of Breed Labeling

THE DANGERS OF DOG BREED LABELING by Nomi Berger   For generations, the pit bull’s affectionate nickname was the "nanny dog." Today, the pit bull is the dog most likely to be shot by the police. For generations, families wanting a loving, dependable and...

read more

Ruff House Rescue on Fox News!

Our Volunteers Cat and Tina had an awesome time showing off Jasper, Bruiser, and Minnie, just three of our ADOPTABLE PETS, today at Fox and Friends! Thank you for having us!!!! Kellie Pickler, Eric Trump, Johnny Knoxville, and more awesome celebs really loved our Ruff...

read more

It was Just for Minute…

“IT WAS JUST FOR A MINUTE!” by Nomi Berger   Sadder words were never spoken.   WHY?   Because an errand meant to take that proverbial minute is 60 seconds too long when a dog is left unattended in a hot car.   WHY?   Because, even on mild summer...

read more

DOG BITING: FOREWARNED IS FOREARMED

DOG BITING: FOREWARNED IS FOREARMED By: Nomi Berger   Dogs may nip or bite for a variety of reasons. The following are the most common:   DOMINANCE AGGRESSION When these dogs bite, their likeliest targets are the ones nearest to them: members of their own...

read more

Consider the Pet Sitter

CONSIDER THE PET SITTER by Nomi Berger   Are you hesitant about planning a vacation because of your dog? Are you stopped by images of your cherished family companion in a boarding kennel run by well-meaning strangers? Consider another possibility: your dog, safe...

read more

WHY SPAY AND NEUTER YOUR DOG?

WHY SPAY AND NEUTER YOUR DOG? - by Nomi Berger The problem of dog overpopulation is a global one and requires a solution on a global scale. But like every journey that begins with a single step, this particular journey must begin with every dog owner in every town and...

read more

THE MOST DANGEROUS PET CHEW EVER: RAWHIDE!

How can one of the most popular chew sticks on the planet be so dangerous for your pets, you ask? I mean, most dogs chew on rawhide for hours on end, and not only does it keep them busy, but they seem to last forever. Well if you understood what it took to make this...

read more

Make Moving Easier for You and Your Dog

MAKE MOVING EASIER FOR YOU AND YOUR DOG - By Nomi Berger Dogs, like humans, are creatures of habit. Once comfortable in their surroundings, they are unnerved by change. And trading a familiar home for an unfamiliar one can cause fearfulness and stress. Unless you, the...

read more

Protect Your Pet: Provide Proper Doggy Dental Care

Protect Your Pet: Provide Proper Doggy Dental Care - by Nomi Berger Did you know that 80% of dogs over the age of 4 have some form of dental disease? As with people, the main culprit is a build-up of plaque, which eventually hardens into tartar, leading to gingivitis...

read more

Introducing Your New Dog to Other Pets

INTRODUCING YOUR NEW DOG TO YOUR OTHER PETS - by Nomi Berger Imagine handing out treats and name tags at the front door of your home for your new dog and your resident pets. Imagine happy munches and friendly woofs (and/or meows) as they blend and bond instantly and...

read more

When Choosing a Dog…

WHEN CHOOSING A DOG, CHOOSE WISELY! - by Nomi Berger Truer words were never spoken, because being an informed owner truly means being that dog’s true, best friend. An alarming number of dogs are abandoned, surrendered, and euthanized each year in this country. The...

read more

The Many Whys of Rescue!

THE MANY WHYS OF RESCUE - By Nomi Berger Why adopt a rescue pup or dog? Why not buy one from an ad on the Internet or from a pet store? Why not buy one from a breeder? There are many reasons -- all of them humane. The growth of the Internet has spurred the growth of...

read more

Puppy Proofing is Not Just for Puppies!

PUPPY PROOFING IS NOT JUST FOR PUPPIES by Nomi Berger   A puppy-proofed home is a pet-safe home whatever the age of your new dog. Before that first front paw crosses your threshold for the first time, your home must be a health zone, not a hazard zone. Be...

read more

Forever Home: Now What?

Forever Home: Now What? by Nomi Berger   Be an informed adopter and make your new dog’s entry into your world as pleasurable as possible. If this is your first dog, establish yourself with a vet or register your new dog with your established vet. Then apply for...

read more

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