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Happy Tails Dog Day Care, Inc.
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6300 Creedmoor Rd #116 Raleigh, NC 27612
6300 Creedmoor Road #116USNorth CarolinaRaleigh27612
(919) 901-0807
Dog Day Care Center
Happy Tails was based on the idea that as American families become smaller, the place in our hearts for small, warm bodies is being filled with furry bodies. Pets are becoming part of our families.

It turns out that Happy Tails is about a generation ahead of the curve.
We will be closing our doors Saturday, February 15th, 2014, at 6:00 pm.
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"Please check out Happy Tails for your grooming or day care needs."
"The groomer was very nice, even gave suggested diet tips for my dog."
"They even sent home a detailed "report card" which was really nice."
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Kim Webb
a year ago
I brought my girls to you guys for the first time in January; we were very happy with the work you did, but more importantly, that our dogs were happy when we picked them up! I was looking up the number to make our next appointment when I saw that you had closed! Christine did a great job! Let us know where we can find you!
Jennifer Frey
3 years ago
I took my large collie mix Murray for a full groom today and couldn't be happier. He had never been groomed before and I really believe he loved the spa experience. The whole staff was fabulous. They gave me a same day appointment and treated us with excellent care from start to finish. They even sent home a detailed "report card" which was really nice. He looks great and even better the price was surprisingly reasonable. Thank you Happy Tails we will be back!
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Jasmine Lawless
2 years ago
My dog and I had an excellent experience! She was badly matted, had long nails, and dirty ears. They cleaned her up, and as promised, had her looking like a new dog in under 2 hours. Although, I love the work Pet Smart does on my dog they usually take over 5 hours. I also love working with local businesses. I am very happy I chose to work with Happy Tails!!! I appreciate good service. After our appointment, I received a "Thank you note" from the groomer, thanking me for bringing my dog in, and for tipping her. I am glad to know that she appreciated my jester, as I appreciated everything they did for me. Please check out Happy Tails for your grooming or day care needs.
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Response from the owner - a year ago
Thank you for the kind comment, Jasmine.
Jennifer Kovatch
2 years ago
We have a 1 1/2 yr old lab-shepherd mix that we bring to Happy Tails for Doggie Day Camp, Slumber Parties, and Baths (occasionally). We've been extremely happy with the Doggie Day Camp and Slumber Parties. What's really nice about Doggie Day Camp for us is that they take them on 2-3 little walks throughout the day. Our girl loves her walks and to be outdoors in general, so I think it helps with the anxiety of being in a different place. Every other place we've taken her, she always runs away from the door after our first visit. We've never had that problem with Happy Tails. When we get her back home after Day Camp or Boarding, she runs into the house, eats dinner, and then goes straight to bed --- too tired for her evening walk. What's also nice about the boarding is that they actually have someone there 24-hrs to watch the dogs. As for grooming, we only get baths since she has short hair. So, all I can really say is that we've had no issues and she comes back clean and dry.
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Katrina Theuner
a year ago
Christine did a great job with my toy poodle. Booboo came out looking great and feeling good. At pickup they presented me with his grooming report card and went over ways that I could improve his coat and general health (his skin was pretty dry). I left a tip for Christine and within two days had a nice thank you note in the mail. How nice! The best part was knowing that my dog wasn't locked into a tiny cage barking frantically, anxious and upset. Instead, he had his own little spot and when I arrived I could see through the window that he was just relaxing on a blanket. Some of the other dogs were running around together, making friends and having a great time. Boo is pretty tiny at 5 pounds and I assume since he was the only small dog, he was sectioned off behind a bit of gate. The price for his groom was a little more than your big box places but worth every penny for the quality and the calmness of the animals. Grooming should be fun, not feel like a punishment. Also, the ladies I met were skilled and incredibly kind. I highly recommend Happy Tails!
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Dany Antonios
2 years ago
I brought my dog in for a grooming package, they never cleaned his ears, they were full of wax!!!!!!!!!!!! for the price that they charge, thats UNACCEPTABLE...... The owner is not a people person. When I called to tell her about it, all she said was - sorry, just bring him back in and we can do it. That's all I want to do on my day off is waste my little time that I have. I WILL NOT BE GOING BACK THERE - I DO NOT RECOMEND THIS PLACE.
Response from the owner - a year ago
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Nicole W
2 years ago
Excellent location in the Kroger shopping center, I like that the dogs are not kept in small kennels and do not have to stay at the groomer's all day. My dog was washed and groomed in a little over two hours. she was much happier with the grooming than in other locations. I was skeptical of using a discount coupon on my dog, Groupon, but I will go back even without a coupon. The groomer was very nice, even gave suggested diet tips for my dog.
Response from the owner - a year ago
Thank you for your kind comment, Nicole.
Summer Barton
2 years ago
I took my small dog in for a cut and groom. He looked fine with the exception of a few bare patches (no big deal, I'm not that picky) but they had charged me for an extra flea wash that they said they had called to let me know about. I completely understand this, but when I told them that I had never spoken to anyone the owner got very defensive and I think nervous ( maybe because she felt confronted?) and started throwing out random insults saying "who sends a child to pick up a dog?" (I am 25 years old and don't look a year less!). After this comment I got a little rude and told her that if she wanted the money for the service she should run it and I would be leaving ( I had already given her my card over a minute ago) She then asked her secretary to "run my card and throw me out on my ear" I told her she didn't need to raise her voice and that she was being very inappropriate. I understand that it must be uncomfortable to have an unhappy customer, but I work in the service industry and know better than to panic and start insulting :/ I won't return and suggest others don't for the sake of professionalism or anyone thats expecting a more quality cut. The owner is simply not a good communicator.
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Response from the owner - a year ago
Dear Ms. Barton, I have puzzled for two months how to respond to your review. When your mother, Betty Barton, brought DJ in for his groom, she stated that she was DJ’s legal owner and that she had responsibility for his account. Betty read our release form, initialed each paragraph, and signed and dated the bottom6-18-13. I counter-signed, creating a legally binding contract. Paragraph 3 of the release form states: “Owner agrees not to bring their pet into our facility if the dog appears sick; has fleas or ticks (owner will be charged for flea bath); has diarrhea, worms, coughing, mange or another communicable disease; or if its behavior may jeopardize the safety and health of other pets and/or our staff.” When I called to tell Betty that DJ had fleas, the person who picked up the telephone indicated he or she understood that Betty would be charged $25.00 for the flea bath. We captured several fleas and included a sample for Betty’s verification. While completing DJ’s groom, Betty called to ask why she was being charged extra. The employee who answered the call explained the flea bath charge. It was at this point that I learned that Betty had not answered her telephone when I called to notify her of DJ’s flea infestation, but rather, her 11-year-old son. Her son did not identify himself to me. I was under the impression that I was speaking to Betty. When you arrived to pick DJ up, you were angry and upset that your 11-year-old brother had answered the telephone and that I had not known that I was speaking to a child. I called the number that Betty left to be reached at. She had indicated that she would be answering it. Who was rude to whom when you picked up DJ, or whether your mother authorized your brother to answer her telephone is far beside the point. Failure to pay for services rendered constitutes theft of services. Rather than offering to throw you out on your ear, I should have called the Raleigh Police Department and pressed charges.

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