Dogs are susceptible to picking up internal parasites that can rob them of their nutrition, leaving them underweight and scruffy in appearance.
Very damaged hair may look scruffy with a medium length, while layers or bangs may be necessary to add volume to fine hair.
Desert digs, camels, native workers, sinister uniformed Nazis, the only thing missing is Humphrey Bogart, either in a tuxedo or his scruffy African Queen attire.
Speaking of Scruffy, have you seen him lately?
His hair was tied back, his jaw and chin scruffy from a couple days' growth of hair.
Scruffy was meowing at the kitchen door.
We have a lot of left-overs and Scruffy is getting ridiculously fat.
So, how's scruffy doing?
I'd better put it back before Scruffy comes looking for it.
Scruffy limped to the bowl and she kneeled beside him.