Reservations and Rates

Dogs and Cats will love the stay!

Request a reservation here with our online booking tool:

Drop-off & Pick up     


Check-in
Our Daily rate begins the day you Check-in

Check-out
Check out between 10:00am and 6:00pm is automatic extra days charge applied to your bill.  Check out between 8:00 am to 10:00 am and you do not pay for that day!

No pick ups or drop off from 12 pm-2 pm
Why? We have nap time for our animals from 12-2 pm every day. This gives a chance for our staff to do required errands, take a break, do extra cleaning, or eat lunch, plus gives your pet a chance to have some downtime and rest.

Rates for Dog Accommodations     


The Lodge located behind the Buffalo High-school  at 2667 Dague Ave NE, Buffalo, MN 55313

The Ranch located east of Buffalo and west of Rockford at 4375 State Highway 55 SE, Buffalo, MN 55313

The Lodge 

Located at 2667 Dague Ave NE, Buffalo, MN 55313 

  • No kennel runs here! All sleeping rooms are very large, private rooms with premium Kuranda beds for comfort!
  • 8 glorious acres with rabbits, deer, birds, lots of playtime and sunshine!
  • One dog $45.00 per night
  • Two dogs, same family in same suite, $75.00 per night for both dogs
  • Three dogs same family in same suite, $105.00 per night for all three……for 3 or more dogs we have our family suite at the Lodge, which is a large 10 x 12 foot suite!
  • We offer a 10% discount for 10 or more days stay for boarding!
  • All our prices are all inclusive meaning we do not charge extra for medications or special care for your pets.

The Ranch

Located at 4375 State Highway 55 SE, Buffalo, MN 55313

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  • Ranch is located on 10 beautiful acres with lots of rabbits, ducks, pheasants and small wildlife. Lots of fresh air for your furry pals to enjoy and lots of room to run!
  • All Rooms here are private and include a premium Kuranda bed for your pets comfort!!!
    • Prices starting at one dog $39.00 per night
    • Two dogs same room $68.00 per night
    • Three dogs same room $97.00 per night
  • VIP ROOMS at Ranch Location only
    • We have 5 VIP rooms available for boarders!! 3 Extra Large Suites with one wall of extra large windows, let the sun shine in, and 2 Smaller VIP Suites with window views. These rooms are ideal for pets who need a bit more attention, such as seniors, any pets with special medical needs or those pets who are truly needing extra VIP attention!
  • Extra Large VIP Window Suites are suitable for dogs, cats or both!!!
    • One dog $55.00 per night , One cat $40.00 per night
    • Two dogs $85 per night , Two cats $60.00 per night
    • Three dogs $115 per night , Three cats $80.00 per night
  • VIP Small Suites
    • One dog, $45.00 per night, One cat $35.00 per night
    • Two dogs $75.00 per night, Two cats $50.00 per night
    • Three dogs $105.00 per night, Three cats $65.00 per night

At your request, we have rooms in both locations that can accommodate the same family dogs and cats in the same quarters. All rooms in both locations have premium Kuranda beds for your dogs comfort! You can bring your dogs favorite blanket and bed, or we can supply one. If your dog has special needs, such as shots or medications, or behaviors, let us know. We can accommodate almost anything!

Don’t forget to book your grooming or manicures with Marilyn! *Extra charges apply for grooming services. Please ask for availability when making your boarding appointment!

Rates for Cats and Small Critters 

We have our spacious cat condos in both locations, or the large deluxe glass small animal, window view Atrium at the Lodge location only, with multiple window seats for your cat to sunbath, watch the birds at the window bird feeder, or just lounge in the sun!
For those cats that are afraid of dogs, know the cattery, or small critter room is housed away from the dog suites! The atrium doubles as a great place for cats, small dogs and other critters. *Dog rates apply if atrium is used for small dogs.

Cat Condo Rates First cat $20.00 per night, second cat same family $18.00 per night at both locations!

Cat Atrium Rates First cat $30.00 per night, second cat same family $18.00 per night at the Lodge only!


The Lodge: Drop off in the mornings starting at 6:30 am to Noon and pick up in afternoon from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Ranch: Drop off in the morning starting at 6:00am to Noon and pick up in afternoon from 2:00pm-6:00pm


If your pet has special needs, such as shots or medications, or behaviors, let us know. We can accommodate almost anything! We also welcome other family pets for boarding, such as rabbits, and even the smallest of fur family members.

Amenities & Extras


  • Complete climate controlled environment air conditioned in the summer with large indoor play area! Let it rain!!
  • We are Kennel-free, come tour and see where your pet will sleep before you board!
  • We use stress free colors throughout both our buildings
  • 24/7 Camera security monitoring both locations
  • Professional security monitoring 24/7 for your pets safety by Wright Hennepin Security
  • Indoor and outdoor play several times a day (weather dependent)
  • For boarding dogs who are social with other dogs, we offer minimum 5 hours of daily playtime and socializing with other dogs in groups, based off size and demeanor.
  • All boarders have a premium raised Kuranda bed for comfy rest time. We can provide blankets upon request, or bring your own!
  • Gentle Music and night lights in sleeping areas to help reduce stress.
  • We do recommend bringing your dogs regular food from home to avoid and upset stomach.
  • We sell made in Minnesota, high quality NutriSource dog and Taste of the Wild dog food products which you can buy when you bring your dog for boarding and save yourself from hauling food from home!
  • Special diets or daily medications will be given per your instructions, at no additional cost.
  • Loving attention and play, while you are away, all part of our inclusive cost!
  • We do not discriminate and welcome all breeds of dogs.
  • We support animal rescues and will give reduced pricing ($20.00 per night for homeless dogs, $10.00 per night for homeless cats!) to cats and dogs who are in rescues or foster care! Call for more details!
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If you need a special time for drop off or pick up please give us a call as we would be happy to accommodate you! Call 763-682-4247 to set up your stay at the Ruffin’ Inn Pet Lodge and Ranch or use our new easy online booking tool! We highly recommend you come for a tour first, before you book your pets stay at ours or any boarding facility! Make sure you see the entire facility your pet will be staying at, and if you are not able to see the entire building, including the sleeping areas, don’t leave your pet!

* Prices subject to change without notice

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