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Good Times had at DC VegFest and Dog Days of Downtown Silver Spring

Thanks to everyone who came out to visit us at the Dc VegFest and the Dog Days of Silver Spring!!
We had a great time at both events as did the lucky dogs (and people) that came to our booth!
We gave out a ton of tasty treats that were thoroughly enjoyed by all our furry friends. We have added a few pics to give you an idea of what you missed if you weren’t able to make it.
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Dog Days of Downtown Silver Spring – Sept 13th!

Dog-Days-Flyer-Final In case the DC VegFest leaves you yearning for another day with Max & Ruffy’s folks – never fear! You can visit us at the Dog Days of Downtown Silver Spring event the very next day – that’s right, you can see us and support a great cause with all proceeds going to area animal rescues. The Dog Days of Downtown Silver Spring is a fun dog/family event with raffles, contests, giveaways, and more! There will even be rescue groups promoting dog adoptions for all of you contemplating an adddition to your life! So, come out and join us for a fun filled day…..Sunday, Sept 13th from 1pm – 5pm!

Max & Ruffy’s will be at DC VegFest

dcveg_120x160_goingIf you’re looking for something fun to do on the 12th of September – look no further! Come out to DC VegFest! Us folks from Max & Ruffy’s will be there promoting our yummy dog treats – so be sure to stop by our booth and say hey!
Here is a little info about the fest – The DC VegFest is a FREE outdoor festival celebrating the very best of everything vegetarian in and around the nation’s capital. There are so many reasons to choose a vegetarian diet—for our health, the planet, and animals—and Washington, D.C. offers so many wonderful opportunities to explore meatless cuisine. The DC VegFest has something for everyone to enjoy, so be sure to bring along your friends and family!
Hope to see you there!

Vegetarian Flavor Fest Saturday June 13, 2009

Roots Market invited Max & Ruffy’s to participate in the Vegetarian Flavor Fest this Saturday and we wouldn’t miss it! We’ll be enjoying the tasty vegan treats and giving out samples of tasty Max & Ruffy’s vegan dog treats! Come to the Roots Market in Olney, MD and taste the many flavors of vegetarian and vegan foods that will tantalize your palate. Learn the health and environmental benefits of vegetarian and vegan options. We’d love to see your smiling faces.

For a map & more info visit NBC Washington Around Town.

Max & Ruffy’s fully supports the effort to help ban horse-drawn carriages in NYC!

Raven & Crow Studio and MooShoes have teamed up with the Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages in an effort to get New Yorkers involved in the proposed ban in the city. If you own a business in NYC, or know someone who does, and would like a poster or two, email Raven & Crow at horses@ravenandcrowstudio.com.

Sunday fundraiser for Poplar Springs

Good times had by Beth & Kelly at the Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary 6th annual “Run for the Animals!” today. We met plenty of friendly folks & their companions.

Kelly & Sadie sharing some Mother Qunioa's Pumpkin Patch

Kelly & Sadie sharing some Mother Qunioa's Pumpkin Patch

Sadie sniffing for crumbs

Sadie sniffing for crumbs

Beth & Beanie (aka Black Bean) snacking on some Molasses Explosion 1919

Beth & Beanie (aka Black Bean) snacking on some Molasses Explosion 1919

Karla & Valentine won the Max & Ruffy's raffle prize!

Karla & Valentine won the Max & Ruffy's raffle prize!

Karla is in search of a loving home for Valentine, who she rescued off the street. If you are interested in adopting him, please contact Karla at karla.goodson@gmail.com.

Sunday, May 17 Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary 6th Annual “Run for the Animals!”

Sunday, May 17, 2009 at 8:30 a.m.
Wheaton Regional Park, Wheaton, Maryland

Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary is hosting its 6th annual “Run for the Animals!” The 5K run and 1 mile fun walk is a fundraiser dedicated to supporting the life saving work Poplar Spring does everyday.

Max & Ruffy’s is honored to participate in the event by providing lots of free samples of Max & Ruffy’s organic, vegan treats.

If you have the opportunity, come out and support this worthy cause and have some fun (hopefully in the sun)! Click here to go to the registration information. Dogs are welcome at this event.

Look for the Max & Ruffy’s pack, they will be the one’s in the purple aprons.

14th Annual Walk for the Animals

Tariq & Kelly:  they baked samples all week and came out with aprons full of hundreds of treats.

Tariq & Kelly: they baked samples all week and came out with aprons full of hundreds of treats.

The sun came out and it was a beautiful day for the Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s 14th Annual Walk for the Animals fundraiser. 

The Max & Ruffy’s team came stocked with tasty treats for all the lucky dogs.  Our team is especially thankful to Ballston Animal Hospital for allowing us to table with them.  

A worthy cause and good times had by all.  Lucky us!

Tariq offering treats to one of the participants.

Tariq offering treats to one of the participants.

Irresistible Mother Quinoa's Pumpkin Patch

Irresistible Mother Quinoa's Pumpkin Patch

Patiently waiting

Patiently waiting

14th Annual Walk for the Animals

We are giving out free samples of our Max & Ruffy’s organic dog treats at the 14th Annual Walk for the Animals! That’s right – we said FREE! If you are in the local Northern Virginia area and are planning on participating or stopping by the 14th Annual Walk for the Animals to support the Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA); please be sure to stop by the Ballston Animal Hospital booth and pick up those free samples of Max & Ruffy’s. We will be there for the entire event so come out and meet us; and treat your pooch to scrumptious vegan treats complements of Max & Ruffy’s!

To learn more about the walk go to http://www.awla.org/animal-fundraising-walk.shtml

We’re proud to announce..

Hey there! Glad to see you stopped by the Max & Ruffy’s blog. We are proud to announce that our long awaited launch date is here – Max & Ruffy’s is officially making vegan dog treats for all lucky dogs – whether vegan or not! We are extremely excited to begin business – and what better time to launch than spring, although it feels more like summer in our area. So, whether you are hitting the lakes, trails, beach or parks be sure to bring some Max & Ruffy’s treats with you.