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Our Top Picks For Toughest, Durable Dog Toys For Heavy Chewers

July 1, 2020

Our Top Picks For Toughest, Durable Dog Toys   Welcome to Camp Ruff Ruff’s website. We will like to share our experience with heavy dog chewers and toys. Many of us have met or owned dogs that just destroy all toys and many of these toys are expensive. Destroying toys can be very dangerious. We’ve …

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Do You Really Need To Crate Train Your Dog?

March 12, 2019

Do You Really Need To Crate Train Your Dog?   The answer is a resounding…YES, you need to crate train your dog. A few words about crate training philosophy Your dog (or puppy) does not initially understand how to live inside a house when they come home with you (even older dogs or rescues). Their …

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Some of the Easiest Housebreaking Techniques for Your Dog or Puppy

March 7, 2019

Housebreaking   Housebreaking or potty training your pup is a must for harmonious living indoors with the family. Eliminating indoors just is not acceptable in human culture and it is up to you as your dog’s care giver to help him understand how to adapt to life in the home. Going potty in the correct …

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Setting Your Dog Up for Success with Self-Control

March 5, 2019

 Setting Your Dog Up for Success with Self-Control    Self-control, whether in your grey-muzzled best friend or in a puppy you just brought home, is an important skill that needs to be learned. As puppies, many new parents like to joke that their new friend has no chill, diving headfirst into the food bowl, being …

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How Your Pets’ Health Affects Their Behavior

February 10, 2019

How Your Pets’ Health Affects Their Behavior   In the 1800’s of Tsavo, Kenya, the local rail workers were plagued by a duo of man-eating lions. After 35 deaths, the big cats in question were captured and it was discovered that both of the lions were suffering from chronic pain due to different injuries. While …

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How to Choose a Dog Food That’s Actually Good for Your Dog

January 5, 2019

How to Choose a Dog Food That’s Actually Good for Your Dog   Anyone who has recently visited their neighborhood pet store has had a surprise in recent years. Gone are the days when Ol’ Roy’s and Purina were the mainstays of the dog food aisle. Instead, prospective consumers need to face the wall of …

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How to Survive Your Puppy Teething Stage

December 6, 2018

How to Survive Your Puppy Teething Stage   So, you’ve brought your little fluff ball home and everything is perfect. They are adorable, healthy, bright-eyed and ready to be your best friend. Right now, they love to mouth on you and explore everything around them gum-first. At some point, that adorable habit of gentle mouthing …

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Dog Parks: Outdated Menace or Tool for Socialization?

September 19, 2018

 Dog Parks: Outdated Menace or Tool for Socialization?  How to evaluate and use your local dog park to have a good time while avoiding conflict Alot like TGIFriday’s, the social hub of the 90’s, dog parks used to be the secret socializing spot for dog lovers everywhere. Friends of Fido gathered in private fenced fields, …

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Hurricane Pet Dog Go Bag

September 12, 2018

Camp Ruff Ruff has been around dogs 24 hours a day 7 days a week for over a decade. We couldn’t stop thinking of what we would do in a case of a natural disaster where we have to leave our area or state. We put together a “Go Bag” list and will update over …

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Seizures and Your Senior Dog

August 29, 2018

 Seizures and Your Senior Dog    As senior dogs approach the sunset of their lives, they may begin to show signs of the many health issues that generally afflict the older dogs.  It is not uncommon for senior dogs to have seizures.  We’ve compiled some important information regarding canine seizures for you including the causes …

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How to Choose the Best Care for Your Dog When Away

August 15, 2018

 How to Choose the Best Care for Your Dog When Away    So, you’re going on a trip and you can’t take your pooch. While this situation often causes distress, choosing the right professional to care for your dog while you are away can leave them just as happy as if you were there. With …

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