News, Podcasts, and Articles


When we're not in the workshop or visiting with the artisans, Ruff on the Road is trying to get the message out – about the social and environmental impact of beautiful, quality, handmade dog products; and about what it means to Let Your Paws Take You There!

Ride Ruff, Fierce, and Free with Moxie and Hairpin Journal

What does it mean to be female? What about a female who rides motorcycles? #KibbleForTheSoul

Moxie has some ideas and so does Hairpin Journal. Hairpin Journal is an online (and soon print) publication about women – real women – and the road. It's about being "wild, whimsical, and unrestricted" and we at Ruff on the Road just love that!

Handmade Dog Collars that Plant a Tree | Ruff on the Road

Host David Coursey of KSCO Pet Radio interviews packleader Jess Stone about the mission and passion behind Ruff on the Road's handmade dog products, and about how in the world it came about that she rides a motorcycle with her German Shepherd, Moxie.

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Ruff on the Road Dog Collars

Dog blogger Autumn shares her positive experience wearing Ruff on the Road's Forget Me Knots Collar after a run-in with a skunk ruined her old collar.

Print and Online Magazine
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The Discomfort Zone

In episode 16 of the podcast, Bruce Philp interviews Ruff on the Road pack leader Jessica Stone about how she came to riding, how she overcame the fear of riding, and what it’s like to ride with German Shepherd Moxie as passenger.

Man, woman, German Shepherd dog, and two motorcycles pose with tent at campsite

Have Your Dog and Ride with Her Too

In this article, Ruff on the Road shares a bit about the journey in developing the K9 Moto Cockpit motorcycle dog carrier to carry German Shepherd puppy Moxie on their travel adventures.

Print and Online Magazine
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Faster Than My Paws Can Take Me

Experience what it's like taking a motorcycle ride from German Shepherd Moxie's point of view in this short story that won The Bark Magazine's In Their Voices for Spring 2019.

Print and Online Magazine
Woman and German Shepherd dog ride along lookout on motorcycle

Exploring South America

In this interview, Jess and Greg talk about their adventures, the challenges faced and, with their positive outlook on life, they have some great tips and views that might make your travel, and life, easier.

Woman with German Shepherd dog as motorcycle passenger

Do You Accept this Challenge?

In this article, Ruff on the Road pack leader Jess Stone shares her experience overcoming the fear of motorcycle riding by embracing the empowerment of choosing to accept the challenge before her.

Print and Online Magazine
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