Who We Are

Welcome to Nuzzles Pet Care, LLC v2.0!

Nuzzles Pet Care seeks to provide your pet(s) with the highest quality pet care while you are not able to due to long busy work days or vacation.  Our slogan “We Love the Pets Who Love You” is truly how we roll – and we couldn’t be more honored to be in this critical partnership with you, our Nuzzles clients.

Our services are offered in Rim Rock and neighborhoods close by along the south 1826 corridor.

This is v2.0 because Nuzzles was first launched in 2010 north of Seattle, WA.  Nuzzles’ founder, Eileen Ryan-Rojas, sold the business to wonderful Nuzzles employees upon deciding to move to the Austin area to be closer to family.  She thought she was “retired” from pet care but soon realized the Rim Rock / south 1826 corridor needed more pet sitting options.  Eileen couldn’t help but jump back into such important and gratifying work!

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Eileen Ryan-Rojas

Founder and owner Eileen Ryan-Rojas is a wife, mother to two adult children, mother-in-law, proud Marine mom, daughter, sister and grandmother. She is part Jersey Girl, Part Washingtonian, Part Texan, and ALL THINGS ANIMALS. She has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from St. Edward’s University here in Austin and spent the 30 years since earning her degree working in the corporate world, higher education and the non-profit world, but she loves working for herself most (who wouldn’t?). Her husband, Julio and she moved to Rim Rock in 2014 in order to help out with family.

Eileen is passionate about animal rescue, specifically in San Antonio where so many are euthanized daily (see RESOURCES if you want to foster, adopt, donate).

She has a second business as well.  While Nuzzles Pet Care, LLC is her passion, her hand-made silver and gold jewelry is her creative bliss. You can find some of her creations here: www.etsy.com/shop/BeAMaGiKLaMP  The shop name BeAMaGiKLaMP is both a message for us all to bring good into our world and also a play on the names of all her pets she’s had in her 50+ years.

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Shahla Dabiri grew up in Texas and has always loved all animals.  She currently has four dogs, two birds and helps with her six grand dogs and her neighbor’s two small dogs. Shahla has been active for the last four years in the central Texas area with Short Mugs Rescue Squad, Dachshund Rescue of Houston, Draco’s Bulldog Rescue and American Boston Terrier Rescue.  Some of her rescue work is not affiliated with a rescue club, as she is known to help lost dogs find their owners on any given day.

Prior to moving to Rim Rock, Shahla resided in Houston for over forty years, where she raised her family and taught elementary and Multiple Impaired Students for thirty years. As an educator she focused on special needs children, resulting in a very rewarding career and each student leaving their own indelible mark on her heart.

She is enjoying her retirement from teaching while devoting her time to family, animal rescue and Nuzzles’ clients. Shahla enjoys spending time with her grandchildren — both the two-legged, and four-legged varieties. She also loves being close to her own two grown children and all that central Texas has to offer.