Ruffus The Dog is a series of award-winning children's videos that originally aired on YTV Canada and are now being posted online under a Creative Commons Share-Alike license.
Ruffus The Dog is 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.
You can visit the official Ruffus website
Check out our download folder for latest list in this category. All items are free to view, share, and download.
- Flash Player and Non-Flash Player
- iPhone | iPad | Android | Blackberry | Playbook |Tablet | Desktop | Laptop
- Firefox | Chrome | Internet Explorer | Safari | Opera
RUFFUS THE DOG - TOM THUMB
Ruffus plays the diminutive Tom Thumb who, with his friend Bliss the pig, embarks on quest to find his place in the big world beyond his doorstep.
RUFFUS THE DOG - THE TROLL UNDER THE BRIDGE
Ruffus plays a young baker. He, and the rest of the folks in his town, learn a lesson about the homeless in this re-telling of “The Troll Under The Bridge”.
RUFFUS THE DOG - THE THREE MUSKETEERS
Ruffus plays D’Artagnan in the Alexandre Dumas classic “The Three Musketeers”. It’s one for all and all for one as they try to save King Louis.
RUFFUS THE DOG - THE THREE BEARS
For a dog, Ruffus is one hep cat as he and his two beat poet pig pals take on the story of The Three Bears. The entire show is set to a jazzy snare beat.
RUFFUS THE DOG - THE SECOND VOYAGE OF SINBAD THE SAILOR
Ruffus reprises his role as the famous adventurer, Sinbad the Sailor, with his stalwart crew mates Ray and Harry, the Hausen brothers in The Second Voyage Of Sinbad.
RUFFUS THE DOG - THE PIED PIPER
In this eerie tale the Pied Piper, played by Ruffus, keeps his promise to rid the town of Hamlin of every last rat.
RUFFUS THE DOG - THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES
In this notorious version of “The Emperor’s New Clothes”, Ruffus plays a dishonest tailor who takes advantage of a less-than-wise Emperor, preying upon his ego and vanity, to sell him something less than he had before – and more than his loyal subjects had bargained for.
RUFFUS THE DOG - RIP VAN WINKLE
Ruffus gets to plays the title character, Rip Van Winkle, who falls asleep in the woods and ends up bowling with the elves – helping them make the crashing sounds of thunder. Lots of silly fun and some great bowling action scenes!
RUFFUS THE DOG - LITTLE BO PEEP
Ruffus finds himself in a dress – once again – as he does his best to keep charge of the rambunctious and pesky sheep. Mayhem ensues.
RUFFUS THE DOG - KING MIDAS
Ruffus plays the greedy King Midas who wishes everything he touches could turn to gold. When his deepest desire is granted, King Midas finds out the hard way that sometimes you must be careful what you wish for.
RUFFUS THE DOG - HANSEL AND GRETEL
Ruffus plays himself (and his sister!) in this classic fairytale of two children lost in the woods who discover a cottage made of candies and sweets. But the wicked old woman who owns the cottage has other plans.
RUFFUS THE DOG - GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
Ruffus visits the tiny island of Lilliput where he meets the even tinier people who live there! Gulliver proves himself to be a big friend of the Lilliputians and even falls in love with the teensy weensy little Princess.
RUFFUS THE DOG - CINDERELLA
Ruffus gets to play the title role in Cinderella and learns, with the help of a very special Fairy Governator, that beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder.
RUFFUS THE DOG - ALADDIN AND THE MAGIC LAMP
Ruffus gets his chance to make three wishes from a Genie in a magic lamp – but be careful what you wish for.
RUFFUS THE DOG - 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
Ruffus takes a page from Jules Verne and goes for an undersea voyage with the infamous Captain Nemo and his crew on The Nautilus, a remarkable steam-punk submarine – and they encounter a giant squid!
RUFFUS THE DOG CHRISTMAS CAROL
Ruffus and friends present the classic tale of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol with Ruffus as Scrooge in this original production made for the internet.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL SONG WITH RUFFUS THE DOG
A Christmas Carol with Ruffus made for the internet.
RUFFUS THE DOG - AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
The whole world is the star as Ruffus and his friends tackle this great Jules Verne classic – to win a bet they must travel “Around The World In 80 Days”
RUFFUS THE DOG - ROBIN HOOD
Ruffus plays Robin Hood who, with the help of his Merry People in Sherwood Forest, help defeat the wicked Prince John and the Sheriff of Nottingham.
RUFFUS THE DOG - THE BRAVE LITTLE TAILOR
Ruffus finds himself elected to defend his small town from an angry Giant - a big green guy who likes to throw around houses and complain about his inseam. Features the song: "Pants"
RUFFUS THE DOG - THE THREE LITTLE PIGS
Ruffus takes on the role of The Big Bad Wolf â with a big case of bad breath â who does his best to get the chin hairs of The Three Little Pigs.
RUFFUS THE DOG - SINBAD THE SAILOR
Ruffus plays Sinbad and with the help of his friends Ray and Harry, the Hausen Brothers, he embarks on an epic adventure in search of fame and and fortune.
RUFFUS THE DOG - DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE
Ruffus discovers his dark side as he portrays both the kind-hearted Dr. Ruffus and the nefarious Mr. Snide from the classic Robert Louis Stevenson tale: The Strange Case Of Doctor Jekyll And Mister Hyde.
RUFFUS THE DOG - THE FROG PRINCE
Ruffus takes on the role of the hapless Prince, cursed to live as a frog in a well. Only the kiss of beautiful Princess will lift the curse and allow them to live happily ever after. But will she consent to an amphibious smooch?
RUFFUS THE DOG - JACK & THE BEANSTALK
Jack & The Beanstalk Ruffus plays Jack and embarks upon an epic journey to the skies and a land of giants in this nimble paced re-telling of the fairy tale classic Jack & The Beanstalk.
RUFFUS THE DOG - RAPUNZEL
Puppet: Ruffus gets his chance to play Rapunzel, the lonely damsel with the long golden hair who is locked away in a tower with no one to play with.