Does anything inspire more smiles than the carefree, joyous face of a happy dog? Is anything cuter than a wiggly, furry friend wagging his tail in sheer glee? We don’t think so either! That’s why we strive to make every moment in our daycare one that barks with delight. When pets strut into our West […]

It all happens at Happy Hound! We’ve watched dog darlings transform from anxious angels to confident canines and problematic protectors blossom into socialized super pups. Our specialized training team works with each individual family to hone in on what behaviors could use some improvement and what techniques fit best with each dog. Packages are customized […]

It was five years ago when Pit Bull Mix, Eggs, and his French Bulldog sister, Omelette, pranced their way into Happy Hound daycare and directly into our hearts. When we first set our eyes on impossibly adorable Eggs, we melted over his playful gait and soft white fur and the way he casually entered the […]

Welcome to summertime! While the sun heats up the East Bay, you may be wondering how to cool down your furry four-legger with some much-deserved pampering. Lucky for us all, soothing spa treatments are just a trot away from our full-service, five-star dog groomer, Brian. Whether you are looking for a body trim to keep […]

Mark Your Calendar! Thursday, March 22nd, will be Happy Hound’s 14th Anniversary! We want to thank you for contributing to our growth and success, so on March 22nd, Happy Hound will give every daycare attendee a complimentary goody-bag. We will also enter your pup into a drawing for a free spa extravaganza– your choice of haircut, bath, […]

Training Your Puppy to be Social, Polite, and Independent A Special Place Designed for Your Special Puppy At Happy Hound’s Puppy Nursery, your puppy will enjoy the amenities and care required for healthy development. Our facility includes: Loving one on one care and affection Air conditioning and heating to keep your puppy nice and comfortable […]

Training That Will Make Every Tail Wag January 1st marks the new year for your resolutions, but what about your dog’s New Year resolutions? Now is the time to reflect on the things you wish your dog knew how to do. Walking on an off leash beach would be a fun way to enjoy the […]

If you’re a first time dog owner, you’re probably caught up in all the excitement of having something fun, adorable, and spunky in your home. The enthusiasm that comes from being a new dog owner can get you pretty far. But there are some things that can be your demise if you’re not careful. Here […]

I have a soft spot in my heart for folks who foster dogs. Fostering dogs saves lives, keeps dogs out of shelters, and provides you with the unique experience of owning a dog temporarily. There are lots of reasons to foster a dog. It comes without the lifetime hassle of vet bills, walks in the […]

If you notice your (young or middle aged) dog slowing down, or gaining weight, his diet is likely to blame. Most dogs gain weight slowly over the span of their lives, and while you may think a pound or two is cute, or no big deal, extra weight can mean huge problems for your dog’s […]