Ruffus The Dog is an award winning video series featuring a wise-cracking canine who lives in a bookstore. Ruffus loves to read stories and becomes the hero of the tale.

With a wacky cast of characters in a storybook world, filled with jokes, adventure and original songs – Ruffus The Dog brings the world of reading to life.

All of the original shows are being posted online where they can be enjoyed by everyone. Videos, songs and storybooks – old and new – can be found here on the official Ruffus The Dog web site.

To find out more about the original production and the wonderful creative people behind it please be sure to visit our Behind The Scenes section of this website.

New episodes of Ruffus The Dog are going to be produced for exclusive release on the internet. The first of these will be the Charles Dickens’ classic: A Christmas Carol with Ruffus in the role of Scrooge.

To find out more about this new production and how you can help make it happen please visit our IndieGoGo crowdfunding pages.


The original television series “Ruffus The Dog” was produced in association with YTV Canada and with the participation of the Canadian Television Fund created by the Government of Canada and the Canadian Cable Industry; Telefilm Canada – Equity Investment Program, CTF – License Fee Program; Shaw Television Broadcast Fund; Shaw Children’s Programming INitiative; the Independent Production Fund; Motion International; Rogers Telefund; the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit; Government of Ontario – the The Ontario Film & Television Tax Credit and ACCESS – The Education Station.