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It seems like every month we hear about an injury that occurred with a dog in an off-leash play environment. Sometimes these injuries are minor, but more frequently we hear about severe injuries and even fatalities that occur during off-leash play. YIKES!  That is definitely not the plan when we take our furry friends to…


It’s Monday morning and you arrive at your local dog daycare, hand over the leash to a smiling face behind the counter and zoom off to start your busy day. Have you ever stopped to consider what is happening behind the scenes? Will your dog be returned to you safe and sound at the end…


Pet care centers come in all shapes and sizes so how do you decide which one is best for your dog?  Keep in mind the adage, “Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover” and follow our four-step process to narrow your search to find the great pet care centers. Step 1: Know What Your Pet…


Thanks to greater awareness about the way dogs learn, many people are beginning to understand the value of socializing their dog.  We have all heard that dogs who are better socialized usually live happier lives.  But what, exactly, does socialization mean and is a dog park really good for socializing your dog? There are two…


One of the most important questions a family should ask before dropping their dog off to a facility for daycare or off-leash play is “Who is watching the dogs?”  But do you know the correct answer to that question?  Keep reading to learn what supervision of dogs means in an excellent dog daycare facility. Supervision…

It can be difficult to find the dog resources and products that actually do what they say they’re going to do. You’d think in the information age that it would be easier than ever to access information about dogs that you can trust. The problem? Most of the free resources you find floating around the internet have not been tested and proven to work with thousands of dogs. That’s where we come in. We’ve spent more than four combined decades testing our recommendations on every breed at every age. They work. Join the Community
You shouldn’t have to waste hours of time searching Google for unreliable information about dogs.

That’s why we created Ruffly Speaking. Because every minute you spend researching and testing methodologies and products that haven’t been proven to work, is another minute of quality time stolen from you and your dog. You both deserve better.

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Make playtime with your dog fun for everyone.
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Confidently select the products your dog needs.
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Tap into the experience we’ve gained over four combined decades.
I just like the way that Robin simplifies things so that ANYONE can learn to do it the right way.
— Donna, Pet Parent
Here's How to Create the Best Relationship With Your Dog
Step 1 Identify the areas of your dog's life that you feel like you need the most help improving.
Step 2 Review our robust library of vetted resources, training videos & connect with the community.
Step 3 Enjoy every moment with your dog knowing she's getting everything she needs to live the best dog's life!
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About Us
Robin Bennett, CPDT-KA

Robin Bennett is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, author, speaker, and expert on dogs. She founded one of the largest dog training companies in Virginia and for the last 30 years has been using her expertise in "reading dogs" to teach families how to train their pets as well as helping others in the pet care industry keep dogs safe.

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Susan Briggs, MA, CPACO

Susan Briggs is a Certified Professional Animal Care Operator, author, speaker, and pet care business expert. As co-founder of The Dog Gurus, she brings over 18 years of experience in the pet industry with 12 years as co-owner and operator of a successful dog daycare, lodging, grooming, and training business in Houston, Texas.

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