Due to increased public health concerns raised by COVID-19 and the safety of Ruff Start Rescue volunteers, fosters, and staff, Ruff Start has canceled all events through mid-May, which includes postponing the Diamond in the Ruff Gala. Volunteer orientations will switch to virtual orientations. Ruff Start Rescue will continue operating off-site, electronically, while our physical location in Princeton, MN is closed. For the most up-to-date information on Ruff Start's adoption process, foster needs, and other items, please visit our blog https://blog.ruffstartrescue.org/covid19. If you have any questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local animals come first, but animals in southern states often face a more imminent threat. We will always do our best to assist our fellow animal welfare advocates and the animals they so dutifully serve, no matter their location.
Today in Texas tens of thousands of dogs and cats, stray or abandoned, face euthanasia. We are working to change that.