Steffani Patrick poses with a Pug

Steffani P.

Small/Medium Dog Foster Manager, Critter Foster Manager

Steffani is the small/medium dog foster manager and critter foster manager for Ruff Start Rescue®. She has been with Ruff Start® since August 2016, when she started as a foster mom. In addition to fostering, Steffani oversees the needs of all small and medium dogs as well as the critters in the rescue and their foster families.

Steffani has an associate’s degree in veterinary technology and worked in the field for many years before starting her position with Ruff Start. Steffani and her significant other, Chuck, have a little army of fur babies that includes Gladys and Wayne the Chihuahuas, Wilbur the pug, and Sophia the basset hound mix. They also have a herd of adorable rats.

Steffani loves to spend time with her family, two- and four-legged in her free time. She likes to go for walks and spend time outside. She also loves to binge her favorite shows while enjoying a cup of coffee.

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