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We are a non-profit rescue organization.
All donations go to vetting, boarding,
and transportation for all Ruff Rescue dogs.

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

Genson is now living it up in Pooler!

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 Rescue

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

Please help us to continue saving dogs by donating today.

Ruff Rescue Adoption Event
Saturday December 19th 1-4ish
Unleashed by Petco - Dunwoody
5566 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody Hall Shopping Center
Dunwoody, GA

Coming soon! New pups and kittens.

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 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 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: ROSE!
Rose has been dumped in a kill shelter not once--but TWICE! And for no good reason other than she has found terrible owners twice. This sweet mama is perfect in every way: loves kids, dogs, cats, she is low-energy but still loves to play. Rose's adoption fee for the month of September is $100! Hurry--this darling won't be available for long!
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!