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Our Staff

Diann: Owner

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 her two Belgian Malinois - Ranger and RaiRai. Diann likes to spend her free time outdoors & at her vacation house in Shaver Lake. 

Renee: Office Manager

Renee loves to take her four fur babies Rooney, Baron, Vino and Gizmo to the beach or the lake! She also competes in barrel racing on her horse Dude!

Joanna: Kennel Attendant

Joanna is the Happy Tails employee that has been with us the longest! She has two precious dogs named Roscoe and Egypt. She loves art and is taking classes at Cuesta College while she figures out her next step!

Amanda: Assistant Manager


Amanda has always had a love for all dogs and loves to train the most challenging ones. She brings her dog Reign with her everywhere and loves to be out in the yards with our daycare dogs. She's a free spirit and is a great fit to our pack!

Dana: Kennel Attendant

Katie: Office Assistant/Kennel Attendant

Katie does dog training on her spare time and she loves what she does! Dogs make her happy and she loves taking the time to get to know each and every dog that comes into her life. She brings her dog Larry to have a good time in the yards everyday. She hopes to one day have her own dog business!

Dana loves going on hikes with her fur baby Pancho! She loves to travel and is always on the move!

Rylee: Kennel Attendant
Amber: Kennel Attendant
Haley: Kennel Attendant
Kira: Kennel Attendant
Ivoree: Kennel Attendant

Soph: Kennel Attendant
Savannah: Kennel Attendant
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