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. 

Jenna: Office Manager

Jenna is a SLO native with years of experience

as a vet assistant. She's a fur-mama to her chiweenie pups, Rainy + Jack and

german shepherd, Layla. Jenna's passion has

always been caring for animals and holds a very special place in her heart for senior dogs. Outside of work you'll find her spending time with her family, checking out local breweries, taking the pups on adventures and getting way too excited for Sunday football cheering on the Niners! Jenna plans on opening up her very own animal rescue/boarding facility in the near future!


Renee: Assistant Manager

Renee loves taking her Belgian Malinois, Rooney to the beach and hikes as well as spending time/training with her horse Duke! She also enjoys competing in barrel racing!

Veronica: Kennel Manager

Also known as "Vero" is our BOH Manager.
She is in charge of making sure our facility, kennels, yards and every nook-n'-cranny are in tip-top shape! She also ensures all our doggos are getting along, well taken care of and getting lots of play time in the yards! Vero is a Costa Rican native! Back in Costa Rica she owns a farm with lots of animals. Vero moved to SLO a little over 3 years ago and has been working at Happy Tails ever since. Vero is the proud fur mom to her red nose pitty Kalila, Lady Ezra the cat and red eared slider turtle Patrick!

Kathleen: Office Assistant

Kathleen is from Bend, Oregon and graduated from Cal Poly! She enjoys riding her horse, Roux and spending every moment with her doggo, Tanis. She has a passion training with 'Guide Dogs for the Blind'. When she's not working, she enjoys adventuring with Tanis riding shotgun and getting Thai food takeout :)

Camryn: Kennel Attendant

Camryn is a Morro Bay local. When she's not working at Happy Tails she enjoys taking her sweet aussie pup Midge to the beach, hiking and spending time with loved ones. Camryn has a huge heart for all animals and her dream job would be to rescue animals in need!

Joanna: Kennel Attendant

Joanna is the Happy Tails employee that has been with us the longest! She is currently attending Cuesta College on the quest to find her career. She has a dog named Rosco loves art and is taking classes at Cuesta College while she figures out her next step!

Lindsey: Kennel Attendant

Linsdey - our little vet in the making -

is currently attending Cal Poly acquiring her Bachelors degree in Animal Science for pre vet! She is a fur mama to her dog Max, cat Monster and two Leopard Geckos Ulalume and Jupiter! Her hope and dream is to one day work for San Diego Zoo Wildlife Conservation as a Veterinarian! In her free time she loves to travel while reading a good book.

Dana: Kennel Attendant
Audrianna: Kennel Attendant