Happy 2023! The new year is full of new experiences, places, and adventures waiting to be enjoyed. Why not include your four-legged companion in these new endeavors for this new year? You can travel near or far with your best co-pilot, whether flying or driving. Of course, traveling with a dog can be tricky and […]
A healthy and safe holiday season is the best gift you could give your happy hound. Here are some tips to keep the season merry and bright!
If I Had A Hammer… I’d Hammer on a Dog House! July is National “Dog House Repair Month”.
The beautiful thing about dog houses is that they don’t have to be beautiful. If they provide shelter and are built with love, it’s all about what’s on the inside that counts, right? So let’s talk about what makes a dog house a beautiful thing from your dog’s perspective and how to keep one in […]
On The Road with Rover: Tips on Bringing Your Pup Along for Family Fun this Summer
If you love dogs as much as we do, you will want to bring Rover along on your summer vacation or family road trip. But having your pooch in tow on your summer travels requires careful planning. You need to know what’s right for your pup physically and emotionally. You also need to have an […]
Warmer weather is coming, and much like us, your dog could probably use a refresh in the grooming department. While it is important to keep up with your dog’s grooming year-round, spring cleaning season is a great reminder to get back on track or start a new habit. Happy Hound in Oakland, California, offers the […]
On the heel of National Train Your Dog Month in January, how is your dog training progressing in February? If you never quite started training your pup, consider professional dog training from Happy Hound. We offer different courses to suit different ages, breeds and temperaments. Or maybe you started training but have hit a plateau […]
Having a new puppy during the holiday season can be wonderful – and a lot of work. Cold, wet weather means a lot more inside time and fewer opportunities to meet other dogs on walks or at the dog park. Be prepared to get creative – and a little wet – while training and socializing […]
As we enter spooky season and the weather cools, why not add a warm, furry friend to cuddle up with when things get scary or cold? Since 1981, October has been Adopt-A-Dog Month to promote shelter dog adoptions. Puppies were popular during quarantine, and many shelters actually ran out of dogs! But the shelters always […]
Fall is here and it’s time for back-to-school and in 2021, back-to-the-office. After more than a year of being at home, your dog has gotten used to you being around and available. So how do you help them – and you – transition successfully to more time spent apart? We’ve got some tips and tricks […]