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You are your dog’s best friend.

You want him to have the best of everything – a healthy routine, a safe environment, people who care, plenty of exercise, and a lively circle of dog friends.

That’s what we’re all about.

We are here to assist you with the responsibilities of being a guardian so you can embrace the joy of companionship. At Good Dog Day Care, we provide professional doggy day care and boarding services that introduce structure, reinforce polite manners, and nurture happy dogs.

And, happy dogs are good dogs.

At Good Dog Day Care we offer the four paws of canine care:  Day Care, Boarding, Training and Bathing.

We’ve put together an outstanding facility that provides a clean, safe play area for your best friend.  We encourage you to come for a tour and see all the love and care your buddy will receive.  The owners and staff are educated on canine behavior and specialist in providing for the comfort and enjoyment of your furry friend.  

Winner of “Best Dog Day Care”

in Bay Woof Magazine

Anna, David and the staff at Good Dog Day Care extend their heartfelt “Thank You” for giving us this recognition.  Our joy has come from taking care of your best friends and becoming part of your community.  We will strive to continue to provide you with service that will reflect the honor you have given us.  We encourage you to read Bay Woof.  They have lots of articles for you and your dog.  They have everything from places to go in the Bay Area to training and health tips. Check them out.



Puppy Socials  
Saturdays from 11am to noon  
If you have a less-than-5-month-old puppy and know that you should be doing the
early socialization that your pup needs to develop healthy behaviors and be well
adjusted-come by for our Puppy Socials. $10(cash please) at the door-must bring vaccinations reflecting pup is two weeks past first Dhhp.


Puppy Kindergarten Class

Saturdays starting May 5th – June 16th @ 9:45 am  (skip May 26th)

6   1 hour sessions – $165

Help give your puppy the best start in life during this critical socialization period. Using effective training tools your puppy will build confidence and be enthusiastic about learning. class also includes discussion of topics such as; housetraining, alone training, puppy biting, chew training, aggression prevention body handling and more. This class is appropriate for adolescents and adults dogs as well.



New workshops:

Canine Life Skills 1

Three week class presents important skills that will benefit pups and dogs of any age.  These skills are the foundation for becoming a polite companion.  Covered in this coarse: How dogs learn and the most effective way to teach them using reward based methods.  We will teach behavior skills like sit, down, stay, tough, come, leash walking and polite greetings.

Thursdays starting May 31st – June 14th @ 7:15 PM ,3   1 hour sessions – $90

Canine Life Skills 2

This three week class for dogs of any age, builds on basic behaviors like sit, down, come and astay with more realiability among distractions.  We will work on more polite leash walking, waiting at doorways and “leave it”. Dogs will practice giving you more focus and learn to “say please” to gain life rewards. Pre-requisite: Canine Life Skills 1, Puppy Kindergarten, Basic Manners or Instructor approval.

Thursdays starting TBD @ 7:15 PM am 

3   1 hour sessions – $90

Taught by certified trainers: Sue Michaels, CPDT-KA, Cheryl Collett, CTC





 starting Friday April 27th  @ 7:15 pm,  6 sessions $165


 For the Athletic Energetic Ball-crazy dogs



Nose Work and Odor classes
Intro and advanced classes for Nose Work and Odor scenting
 Next session starts Monday Evening, June 11th.   6 sessions $150    call for appropriate start time 
  taught by Josette Kimes, NACSW Certified Nose Work Instructor

  If your dog enjoys smelling things they can have fun doing it as a sport. Dogs of all shapes and sizes can participate. It mentally challenges your dog and they are more focused and balanced. This is a fun sport for you and your dog.

Barn Hunt  Next Sessions starts soon  call for times.

****We also offer AKC canine good citizen prep classes and Intermediate training and tricks several times a year-call if you are interested.

*Please see “Training Section” under “Our Services” for individual class details. *Please note class fees are not refundable

 We are located in Hayward, CA next to Union City.  If you commute from Oakland to Fremont or San Jose to San Leandro, you will find us just blocks from Highway 880.  For those of you that to travel to Palo Alto, Redwood City or San Carlos, our Whipple Road Exit is conveniently located halfway between the Dumbarton and San Mateo Bridges.
Open 7 am to 7 pm.  Closed for naptime daily  10:30 am to 2:00 pm. On weekends we open at 8:00 am.