Tips for Housetraining Your Puppy

December 15th, 2014

The goal of housetraining your puppy is to teach him that there are times to play, times to eat, and times to potty. Here are some tips that can help make the process easier for you:  The best time to housetrain a puppy is between 12 and 16 weeks of age. A puppy who […]

Debunking 5 Common Myths About Man’s Best Friend

December 7th, 2014

How much do you really know about your dog? Test your knowledge of man’s best friend by seeing if you’ve fallen for one of these common pet care myths. Myth: You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Reality: Your dog’s age isn’t an excuse for bad behavior. Unless your senior dog is one of […]

Dangers of GMOs in Dog Food

December 1st, 2014

Growing numbers of health-conscious adults are going out of their way to avoid Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the food they eat. However, there are plenty of good reasons to also avoid GMOs in the food you give to your pet. Veterinarians started to notice an increase in health problems among dogs in the mid-1990s, […]

How to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

November 24th, 2014

Recent studies have indicated that up to 50% of dogs can be classified as overweight or obese. Your vet should be looking for weight problems at every checkup, but one easy way to do this on your own is to feel around your dog’s ribs and spine. If you can’t easily feel your dog’s ribcage, […]

How to Use Dog Treats in Positive Reinforcement Training

November 17th, 2014

Positive reinforcement training is a time-tested method of helping man’s best friend learn how to behave properly. By providing tasty treats and lots of praise, you can teach your dog how to follow simple commands like sit and stay or how to do tricks like shake hands. Selecting Treats for Positive Reinforcement Training In positive […]

Repelling Fleas and Ticks Naturally

July 12th, 2013

The persistent pattering of a paw on your living room floor and relentless jingling of tags on a collar can be some of the indications that flea and tick season are in full effect. There are multiple ways to help your furry friend avoid terrible situations such as this. If you are interested in taking […]

Natural Remedies in an Artificial World

July 11th, 2013

Ancient Greek physician and father of western medicine, Hippocrates, once shared his simple but yet life-saving philosophy “let food be thy medicine and medicine thy food.” Sadly, this minimalistic concept has now become so obstructed by the prescription drug and chemical-dominated world we live in today, many are not aware of the organic alternatives that […]

Max & Ruffy’s offers the best in wheat free dog treats

June 14th, 2011

More and more we are recognizing that dogs have allergies and sensitivities to certain food items just like us humans. To make healthy dog treats available to dogs who may suffer from wheat sensitivity, we chose to make several of our treats wheat free. Our Mother Quinoa’s Pumpkin Patch, Five-Star Blueberry, The Kelp Highway, and […]

What nutritious dog treats mean to us.

June 14th, 2011

What makes a dog treat nutritious? To us at Max & Ruffy’s, we believe selecting the right ingredients create nutritious dog treats. Ingredients that lend benefits to a dog’s overall health versus just serving as an empty snack. We also believe that a varied diet is important in maintaining optimal health. Offering nutritious dog treats […]

Choose organic dog treats for your dog!

June 14th, 2011

If organic dog treats are what you are looking for, then look no further! Max & Ruffy’s offers healthy dog treats made of 100% certified organic ingredients. When we developed Max & Ruffy’s, we wanted to create the most nutritious dog treats available. To achieve this we chose to use strictly healthy, organic ingredients to […]