Finding something to do with your best friend on the weekend in the Bay Area couldn’t be easier! Does your companion enjoy baseball almost as much as you do? Then head over to the Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 14th. All dogs are welcome to the ball park to help cheer on the A’s as […]

Every day around the world, dogs are saving people’s lives, warming their hearts, and getting awards from cities and politicians. Here are some of the most unbelievable, heart warming, and wonderful stories about dogs doing great things around the world.   1. Cairo the SEAL Dog Cairo the military dog was born and bred for the […]

Ask any dog owner and they’ll probably tell you the 4th of July is the scariest holiday for their dog because of the fireworks. We’ve known some dogs to hide in the closet, hide under the bed, cower in the car, or sit on their owner’s lap shaking. If you want to help your dog […]

Ok, so you know that dogs evolved from wolves, and that they can smell super well. But there are about 100 other interesting facts about dogs you may not know about. Do you know all 10? Check it out below: 1. Dogs are Really Hot There’s the hot dogs you  buy in the store, and […]

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A few weeks ago, we cut the ribbon on our new Happy Hound play and daycare center! This means all sorts of fantastic new amenities for your dog’s play, comfort, and cuddles! Your dog will have sweet dreams in our climate controlled, comfortable sleeping areas with soft, clean bedding and soft classical music, protected by […]

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We’ve spent over a year working our little tails off to bring you a bigger dog boarding facility with lots more amenities! You’ll see dogs having a great time in their cage-free environment, playing and socializing with their other pals, having a safe, fun, stimulating day. We have special play areas for small dogs, shy […]

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This weekend, we celebrated the grand opening of the new Happy Hound play and daycare center. We had dogs playing, music bumping, people laughing, and prizes to give out. Check out some of our favorite photos from the opening party!

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Teaching your dog to come when called can be one of the most challenging yet rewarding things you can do. If your dog has good recall, ie: the consistent ability to come when called, you can prevent your dog from running into the road, chasing squirrels or cars, and keep your dog from running into […]

Getting your dog to stay is a challenging, yet super important part of dog ownership. Mastering the “stay” can keep your dog from dangerously running after cars, chasing down things he shouldn’t eat, or keep him from scaring the neighborhood cat. At Happy Hound, we tie “down” and “stay” into one command so that when […]

  Dog hair everywhere is standard. On the floor. On your clothes. In your hair. Your car. Your purse. Keys. Food. You name it, there’s hair on it. You kinda hate it, but you kinda don’t care cuz your dog is #1 in your eyes.           2. Fourth of July is […]