During your stay, you may not want to leave your best friend alone in the hotel, but you may not be able to take him on every outing. Consider these alternatives.
Camp Bow Wow
Camp Bow Wow New Orleans, for dogs only, offers Doggy Day and Overnight Camp. The campers play in indoor/outdoor play yards, and can be viewed online anytime with Camper Cams. The counselors are certified experts in dog behavior, safety and health management.
The camp offers drive through drop-off and pick up service, grooming, and training. Overnight campers get campfire treats, and their own "cabins."
Camp Bow Wow is located at 2731 Tchoupitoulas St. Call (504)891-DOGS (3647) or visit the website for more infomation.
Doggy Dog World Daycare
Doggy Dog World Daycare offers un-crated, supervised play for dogs. Dogs can play in small groups inside the facility, or run and play outside in the fenced backyard. There is a doggy cabana, doggy playground equipment, and two kiddie pools, for the pooches, of course. Boarding is also available, and if you want to get his picture taken, you can do that here also. It is located at 4145 Canal St., in Mid-City. Call 504-483-8858, or call up the website.
Au Pair des Chiens
The New Orleans Dog Nanny, at 614 S. Claiborne at Poydras, has an indoor play area with toys and cushioned floor, as well as beds for the less frisky. The outdoor playspot has shaded areas, pools for cooling off, and misters. Nanny Cams are available if you want to check in on your "bay." The dogs are not kenneled, so at night they sleep in the play areas, and are montiored all of the time. The website has all the information you need. Or call (504)528-3747.
More Pet Information
Try New Orleans Pet Care for a New Orleans-style pet bed and breakfast.
The Cat Practice, Prytania Veterinary Hospital, or the Amimal Medical Clinic at 4734 Magazine Street are just a few of the great vets here. The Animal Medical Clinic on Magazine Street and The Southern Animal Foundation also offer emergency treatment.