About Us


New to the Huntersville area, the owner of Happy Paws moved here in 2007 from South Florida. He finished up a five year stint as a private chef and caterer. He has been in the food service industry most of his life and welcomes the opportunity to take his career in a direction that he finds more personally and spiritually fulfilling: working with dogs and rescuing Mini Schnauzers.

Introduced to the Miniature Schnauzer breed ten years ago the owner has been active in schnauzer rescue organizations in five states.

Giving safe harbor to the rescue animals was the opening of a path that has led to Happy Paws Daycare & Kennel. He regards his dogs as his family and would be as protective of your dog during a Happy Paws visit.

Happy Paws Daycare & Kennel fully commits to a business and personal code of ethics according to the Pet Owners’ Bill of Rights which assures pet owners that their beloved pets will receive professional, loving care. The Pet Owner’s Bill of Rights is available in our lobby.

* All of the owner’s dogs are named after great French chefs: Paul BOCUSE, Daniel BOULUD and Fernand POINT and soon to join the family … Auguste ESCOFFIER