Community Event Notices Photos & Videos

RUFF Presents Pilot Dog Park Plans for Greenway Parcel 12 to Residents’ Association [Video]

Responsible Urbanites for Fido (RUFF) President Leslie Horn and Chairperson Amy Hand reached out this week to the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) regarding a dog park pilot concept for Parcel 12 on the Greenway. Parcel 12 is the highway ramp parcel that runs parallel to Cross Street and Surface Road on the Read More…

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RUFF Petitions For Dog Park on Greenway’s Parcel 12

R.U.F.F., Responsible Urbanites for Fido, have started a petition to support their efforts for a pilot dog park on Parcel 12 of the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway. [button link=”http://www.change.org/petitions/parcel-12-dog-park-support” size=”medium”]Click to View the Parcel 12 Dog Park Petition[/button] Dear Members of the North End/Waterfront Community, RUFF invites you to sign this letter of support for Read More…

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RUFF Gets The Richmond Street Dog Run in Shape for Winter

The North End RUFF team continues to be active despite the colder weather. Members met this week and spent about 2 hours cleaning up the Richmond Street dog run. With all the use the park has seen, the gravel has shifted from the back to the front, creating bare spots. With shovels and buckets, the Read More…

Community Event Notices

RUFF Reaches Out to Community With Dog Park Proposal for Parcel 12 on the Greenway

Responsible Urbanites for Fido (RUFF) President Leslie Horn and Chairperson Amy Hand have started a series of outreach discussions with community groups regarding a dog park pilot concept for Parcel 12 on the Greenway. Parcel 12 is the highway ramp parcel that runs parallel to Cross Street and Surface Road on the Greenway adjacent to Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Blessing of the Animals with Old North Church and RUFF (Photo Gallery)

Despite the rainy weather, Old North’s annual Blessing of the Animals Ceremony brought plenty of pets and humans to the Prado on Sunday afternoon. The service commemorates the life of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. Rev. Steve Ayers, Vicar of the Old North Church, gave readings from scripture and prayers. New Read More…

Event Notices

A (not so) RUFF Update by Dog Owner Group at Residents’ Association Meeting [Video]

Responsible Urbanites for Fido, also known as RUFF, gave an informative update to residents at the September 12, 2013 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association. Updates were provided on their efforts to promote responsible dog ownership as well as safe and healthy recreational venues for dogs, dog owners and the community. RUFF Read More…

Health & Environment

North End RUFF Receives Good Neighbor Recognition Award

The Good Neighbor Recognition Award for September 2013 was presented to North End RUFF, Responsible Urbanites for Fido by the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). The award was announced by NEWRA President, Jim Salini, and presented by NEWRA Recognition Committee Chair, Janet Gilardi, at the September 12, 2013 monthly meeting. The monthly award Read More…

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RUFF’s Dog Friendly Reading Hour Features Robert Dinsmoor’s “Does Dixie Like Me?”

The RUFF North End Dog Group held the first “RUFF Reading Hour” on the Greenway featuring author Robert Dinsmoor of Does Dixie Like Me?  The Saturday morning reading hour included family time with some child friendly dogs for entertainment and petting. Phil Orlandella was at the event and shared these photos.