Celebrate the Doggone Best of March

February 28th, 2020

March holidays go beyond (way beyond) St. Patrick’s Day if you’re a dog lover! Celebrate the best of March with these doggone good holidays.

Professional Pet Sitters Week: March 1–7

March begins with a big ol’ THANK YOU! Thank you to all the dog sitters, thank you to all the dog walkers, thank you to all the pet sitters who provide our furry friends with the love and care they deserve. At Happy Hound we provide boarding and grooming, day care and dog walks, dog training, and it’s all possible thanks to our top-notch doggy care team.

K9 Veterans Day: Friday, March 13

This Friday the 13th, we commemorate our four-legged patriots by thanking our K9 veterans for their loyal service and sacrifice.

National Puppy Day: Sunday, March 23

Celebrate the puppies, celebrate the love, it’s National Puppy Day! Got a puppy in your life? Love it! Want a puppy in your life? Get one! Established in 2006, National Puppy Day was created as a day to show our pups we love them and to bring awareness to the responsibility of pet ownership.

So if you’re thinking about adopting a puppy, use National Puppy Day to research what to expect when adopting a pet and brush up on all the responsibilities of dog-ownership.

Take a Walk in the Park Day: Monday, March 30

March 30th is Take a Walk in the Park Day. Grab the leash and head to one of Oakland’s many dog-friendly parks or head to one of the many dog parks in the surrounding East Bay area. There’s Joaquin Miller and Leona Canyon. Redwood Regional and Alameda Dog Park. Point Isabel and, the mother of all dog parks, Fort Funston! It’s National Take a Walk in the Park Day, make the most of it and give your pup the. best. day. ever.

Live life to the max in March and celebrate every day with your dog. If you need tips on where to bring your dog, such as off-leash dog parks in Oakland and recommended hikes and trails for dogs in the Bay Area, then stop by Happy Hound and we’d be more than happy to share our favorite dog spots with you. Plus, we can fill you in on the names of local pet stores where you can buy those special treats and goodies that tell your dog, “I love you.”