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  (please note: no puppy social on 3/4/2017)
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 April 29th – June 10th @ 9:45am

6  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 trianing, aggression prevention body handling and more.

Basic Manners & Obedience 

Tuesday evenings May 16th – June 13thth @ 7:15 PM

5 sessions – $145

register in advance

Improve manners and Obedience will teach you some skills to motivate your dog and improve focus.  You both learn  sits, down, stay, settle, come, leave it, leash manners, go to the mat and more.  Appropriate for puppies, adolescents and adult dogs!

Nose Work and Odor classes
Intro and advanced classes for Nose Work and Odor scenting
 Next intro session starts Monday April 10th  6 sessions call for timeing.
Class fee: $150  taught by Josette Kimes, NACSW Certified Nose Work Instructor

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.

 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 from 7am to 7pm. 8:00am – 7:00pm on weekends, Closed for naptime between 10:30am to 1:45pm.