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 […]

Every dog owner goes through the same dilemma: to vacation with or without the dog? If you take a summer trip with your dog, you have to factor in dog-friendly hotels, bringing all their toys, bedding, and food. Plus you have to revolve your days around whether or not they’re welcome at the restaurants/spas/activities you […]

Does your dog have ridiculous habits? Probably not, if they were trained at Happy Hound! These dog owners aren’t so lucky. Check out some of the mischief these dogs have gotten into. “I convince my brother to go outside, then I run back in and eat his supper”         – “I’m sorry […]

Ever wonder what Happy Hound could do for you? Check out Dominique’s experience in the board and train program. “I’ve definitely been super vigilant with Dido, and it seems to be working, especially when it comes to walks. I’ve noticed she looks up at me more often when I give her commands. Not only that, […]

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 […]