Jamal

Jamal – Uptown My name is Jamal and I’m so excited to be a part of the RuffCity team! I’m proud to say I’m a native New Yorker who has lived here all my life and have even lived in every borough except for Staten Island. One of the things I love most about the…

Samantha

Samantha – Uptown Assistant Manager My name is Samantha, but you can call me Sam! I was born and raised in The Bronx, coming from a small, close-knit Puerto Rican family. Since I was a little child, I’ve had three passions: writing, art, and furry BFFs! My favorite types of books were about animals, particularly…

Michaela

Michaela – Uptown My name is Michaela and I’m a Colorado native who moved to NYC a little over a year ago and now I reside in Brooklyn. During the pandemic, my partner and I adopted two beautiful kittens, Cinder and Pazuzu, and now I can call myself a cat mom! In my free time,…

Anna

Anna – Downtown Hi, my name is Anna, and I moved to the city in 2019 to get my masters in art!  I’m from Nashville Tennessee, and growing up I never had fewer than two dogs (usually three). When I was 21, I adopted my own Great Pyrannees/Pitbull mix named Manny, but when I moved to New…

Christian

Christian – Downtown Hi, I’m Christian! I was born in New Jersey, and raised in Puerto Rico, and have lived the better part of my life the last ten years in New York City. I came here with a vague sense to follow very definite dreams and have encountered many adventures along the way. Most…

Brigid

Brigid – Downtown Hello! My name is Brigid and I’m originally from Virginia. I’m a graduate student at NYU studying public health policy. I’ve always had my childhood dogs close by, but moving several states away has changed that! My younger brothers and I were always responsible for our two dogs at home, walking, feeding,…

Shaina

Shaina – Downtown Hi there! I’m Shaina and I am originally from outside of Atlantic City, NJ. But I now call NYC home and spend a lot of my nights performing at Stand-Up Comedy gigs and open nights. A also work as a writer for an online hip hop magazine. But by day, I love…

Cody

Cody – Uptown My name is Cody and I moved to New York City seven years ago from Williamsburg, Virginia. I moved to New York City because it is the land of opportunity and I’m a very adventurous person. After two years working as a Barista, I decided I wanted to give dog walking a…

Candice

Candice – Uptown My name is Candice and I’ve been a New Yorker my entire life, born, raised, and currently living in Brooklyn.  I have several interests, all involving animals, sports(baseball particularly.  GO METS!), and nature.  When I’m not working, I’m reading, tending to my plants, feeding the birds in my backyard, taking a walk…

Rose

Rose – Downtown Hi, I’m Rose! I grew up in Rochester, New York and have lived on and off in New York City for the past decade. I’m so excited to meet your dogs because dogs are all inherently hilarious and I can’t wait to find out what breed of hilarious is yours. They just…