How Your Pet Behaves When You’re Away

by Sara Unverfehrt on July 25, 2016 in

How Your Pet Behaves When You’re Away

I’ve been travelling quite a bit lately, leaving one of our wonderful PoodleROO pet sitters to care for my own pets. While I was relaxing poolside my imagination wandered to what my cat and foster kittens were up to while I was gone. Have you ever been away sipping fruity drinks on the beach or

Vet Tech Expert Advice: How To Give Your Pet Subcutaneous Fluids

by Sara Unverfehrt on May 18, 2016 in

Vet Tech Expert Advice: How To Give Your Pet Subcutaneous Fluids

This article will help you give your pets subcutaneous fluids. Subcutaneous (or SQ) fluid treatments are most commonly recommended for pet’s with chronic renal disease (CRD) or kidney failure. As a Certified Veterinary Technician, I have worked with many families, teaching them out to perform these treatments at home to help them manage their pet’s

Dog Friendly Spots In Uptown New Orleans

by Sara Unverfehrt on May 3, 2016 in

It’s springtime in New Orleans and those sunny days are great times to be out and about in Uptown with your dog! Here is a list of some places to go in Uptown, New Orleans where Fido is welcome to tag along. Wisner Dog Run. Located within Wisner Playground at 4876 Laurel Street, the Wisner

Help! My Cat Is Scratching The Furniture.

by Sara Unverfehrt on April 27, 2016 in

Scratching is normal cat behavior that helps to condition your cat’s claws, stretch her back muscles, mark her territory, and alleviate stress. While this is perfectly normal and healthy behavior and certainly not kitty’s attempt to drive you crazy, it can make us nuts and be directly at odds with our human desire to maintain

Should I Tip My Pet Sitter or Dog Walker

by Sara Unverfehrt on April 22, 2016 in

Occasionally we get this question – should I tip my pet sitter or dog walker? The short answer is tips are always appreciated but never expected. That’s not the answer that you were hoping for, I’m sure, so I’ll elaborate a bit: How much should I tip? I don’t have a solid answer for this

Favorite Dog Collars and Harnesses

by Sara Unverfehrt on April 20, 2016 in

Recently, I had a client ask me about my favorite type of collars and harnesses that I use to walk dogs. This is a great question because I often see people using “equipment” that isn’t working optimally for the dog. Here’s a list of my favorites and why they work well. If your dog’s neck

PoodleROO Is Hiring

by Sara Unverfehrt on April 13, 2016 in

We are in search of a “Type A” person who also SINCERELY loves the idea of taking care of pets (mainly dogs and cats with the occasional bird). You need to be a person who LOVES animals and LOVES doing a job well. If this sounds like you, please read on… POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Pet Sitters:

How To: Getting Started with PoodleROO

by Sara Unverfehrt on April 12, 2016 in

How does a new client go about getting started with PoodleROO? The process is easy but works best if not rushed so you can be 100% sure we are the right pet sitting and dog walking company for you! Ideally, we recommend getting in touch at least 10 days in advance of your first day

Why You Should Use a Lockbox

by Sara Unverfehrt on April 8, 2016 in

At PoodleROO we offer several options for key management for your convenience. As pet sitters, our preferred method is definitely the lockbox, and here’s why we think it will be your preferred method too:     The benefits of using a lockbox for key management: You maintain control of your keys, as they stay on

How Does Overnight Pet Sitting Work?

by Sara Unverfehrt on April 7, 2016 in

“How does overnight pet sitting work?” I get this question quite often from customers. Overnights are an awesome service that offer many benefits for your pets and for you, so read on if you are curious about how the service works and how hiring an overnight pet sitter can make your life easier. How it