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We are a non-profit rescue organization.
All donations go to vetting, boarding,
and transportation for all Ruff Rescue dogs.
To make recurring monthly donations, please click the Donate button and follow instructions.

For more details about all of our adoptable pets, visit our Adopt-a-Pet page!

Bono is loving his new family!

See a detailed list of our
adoptable animals on Petfinder.

We always can use supplies for our adoptable pets! Visit our wishlist for some great ideas!

Come visit us and our adoptable pets at the Decatur Petco! Dates and times will vary.

Welcome to
Ruff Dog Rescue

Saving Georgia's shelter pets, one life at a time...

Please help us to continue saving dogs by donating today. To make recurring monthly donations, please click the Donate button and follow instructions.

Ruff Dog Rescue Adoption Events
Saturday, March 28th, 1-4ish pm
Unleashed by Petco - Dunwoody
5566 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody Hall Shopping

Sunday, March 29th, 1-4ish pm
Unleashed by Petco - Crabapple
12460 Crabapple Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Crabapple Shopping Center
near "The Silos"

Please visit with us and see all the cute adoptable Furkids needing loving forever homes! Any lightly used blankets, towels,
toys, kennel cages, exercise pens, leashes, collars, be DONATED would be greatly appreciated. Always need dog food and treats!

We are in immediate need of dog collars, a cat scratch post and dog kennel/crates. Thank you and PLEASE JOIN US at our next adoption event!

About Us
Ruff Dog Rescue is a foster-based, non-profit, all breed dog and cat rescue. Our foster homes are located throughout Atlanta, Georgia
Together, through the collaborated volunteer efforts of Lisa Johnson and Dixie Bonds, we rescue dogs from Georgia high kill shelters and place them into permanent, loving forever homes.

It is the goal of Ruff Dog Rescue to reduce the pet population through spay and neuter and to encourage the public to adopt--not shop! Our rescue was founded on the principle that no animal should die unwanted or unloved.


Whether it is HW tabs, emergency vet trips, boarding for foster pups, or an X-ray, Dearborn Animal Hospital is always there for us and out rescue animals.
Please, PLEASE donate today to help us pay down our $2900+ vet bill. We are in a tight pinch for funds and we just cannot do it without you.
Thank you! Please help us by donating today (click the button below)!

Ruff Pup of the Month: JOJO!
Meet JoJo, she's 3 year old Boston Terrier mix, impeccable house manners, crate trained, walks good on a leash, loves car rides and belly rubs!! Fully vetted, spayed and microchipped, sweet personality, yet playful, loves everyone. JoJo was saved from a shelter with her puppies... she was a good mom, all her pups have found forever homes, now it's JoJo's turn. The adoption fee for JoJo in March has been reduced to $150!
Visit our available dogs (and now cats!) by clicking here!

Kitten season is upon us! Please open your home to a Ruff Kitty by offering to foster or ADOPT! Fill out an application today!