Rescue Tails: Nessie

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...
Dog Rescue Club at Local High School!

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!...
Being Cautious is Cool this Summer

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. And...
Tick Alert: Pet Owners Beware

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...
The Dangers of Breed Labeling

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...
Ruff House Rescue on Fox News!

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...
It was Just for Minute…

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 days, with a car...
DOG BITING: FOREWARNED IS FOREARMED

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 human...