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You’re sitting next to your favorite bestie when you catch a breeze of their not-so-minty fresh breath. This is awkward. How do you break the news that it’s time to get their teeth cleaned? Fortunately, this particular bestie is open to feedback, and their loyalty has no bounds, especially if it comes with a treat […]

Living with a sense of purpose is important for people. Studies have shown time and again that a sense of purpose keeps us healthier, both in mind and body. A sense of purpose is key to achieving wellbeing and happiness.  This is also true for your best friend in the world—your pooch.  A sense of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Many of us are planning more summer getaways this year. Whether you are going on a road trip, flying across the country or exploring the great outdoors, sometimes you can’t bring your dog along. Some campsites don’t allow dogs, your dog may not do well in the car for long periods, or flying restrictions may […]

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At Happy Hound, our qualified staff’s only goal is to ensure that your dog has a great time and is well-taken care of during their stay. We understand that many dogs are afraid to be left in a new place or be away from their humans. So we have tailored our entire facility for all […]

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Happy Hound doggy daycare will reopen on June 1 and wouldn’t you know? June 1 marks the beginning of an entire week dedicated to pets! June 1 through June 7 is National Pet Appreciation week and it couldn’t have come at a better time. These past few weeks sure have been ruff and our pups […]

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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 […]