Our Staff


Diann has been the proud owner of Happy Tails Kennel for 29 years! She is a Cal Poly alumni who has been working with animals her whole life. Diann's side kicks are two malinois - Ranger and RaiRai. Diann likes to spend her free time outdoors & at her vacation house in Shaver Lake. 


Jess is the Manager here at Happy Tails. She oversees both staff and pets that come in and out of our facility. Jess is a proud to be part of the Cal Poly alumni and graduated with a degree in Animal Science. Jess is a fur mama

to three dogs: Sadie and Titan and Kane and a cat - Stella! When she isn't in the office, she is in the kitchen cooking delicious meals or outside hiking with her dogs!


Jenna is our main Office Assistant here at

Happy Tails. She is a SLO native with an extensive background in the Veterinary field. Jenna is a proud dog mama to her

Chiweenie - Rainy! Jenna's passion has

always been animals and holds a very special place in her heart for senior pets.

Jenna plans to open up her very own animal sanctuary/boarding facility in the near future!



Hailie is our Happy Tails Kennel Tech Manager. 
She ensures that all the doggos are getting along, being well taken care of and getting lots of play time in the yards! You'll also see her working in the front office from time-to-time. Hailie is a graduate from the University of Pacific where she played basketball and secured a degree in Environmental Studies. Hailie is a proud mom of her dog - Mowgli & her cat - Mister. When Hailie isn't at work, she is watching sports or outside exploring with Mowgli!


Veronica is our Cleaning Supervisor. She is in charge of making sure our facility, kennels, yards, and every nook and cranny in between are in tip-top shape! Vero is also a Costa Rican native. Back in Costa Rica, her family owns a farm that she helps manage and run. She moved to SLO a little over 3 years ago and has been working at Happy Tails ever since! Vero is the proud momma of Lady Ezra the cat & two guinea pigs, Timmy and Bobby!


Joanna is the Happy Tails employee that has been with us the longest! At age 15, Jo started working as a kennel tech. Now, 5 years later, she is still with us and working both in the back with the dogs and the front office! She loves art and is taking classes at Cuesta COllege while she figures out her next step!


Camryn is one of our kennel techs. She is a local around here! When she's not at work she enjoys the outdoors, gardening, traveling and spending time with loved ones. Camryn has a huge heart for all animals and her dream job is to rescue animals in need!


Meagan is an office assistant and kennel tech. She is a Cal Poly grad. Meagan has a passion for working with dogs and hopes to continue pursuing a career in pet training! Meagan is also a proud dog mom to her best friend, Bruce! They enjoy hiking, swimming, camping and traveling together :)


Eden is one of our kennel technicians and bathers. She has a passion for animals and has a Calico cat named Mimi. Eden is also an English major at Cuesta College. When she isn't working at HT, doing school work, or hanging out with Mimi, she enjoys writing her own fantasy fiction short stories!

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