Forget Tootie from The Facts of Life or the laser disc, we want to know what ever happened to happy hour. And a lot of dog owners are asking the same question.
It’s hard to say. At first, there you were. New job, your own place, work friends, beer specials—the whole deal. Then, you moved out of the apartment, maybe even got a little promotion. And you were ready for more responsibility.
So, you did what anyone would do. You got a dog. Maybe you got it from Stray Rescue. Maybe not.
And with your new bundle of joy came a new bundle of responsibility. And it was a pretty good-size bundle. You may have started coming home earlier or even swinging by over lunch to let your best friend go raise a leg.
And it was amazing. Of course it was. Dogs are one of the true joys of life. They love you unconditionally. And if you have a crappy day at the office, you don’t need a happy hour to cheer you up.
You have your dog.
But there is something to be said for human interaction once in a while. Socialization is key. Blowing off steam, getting a little crazy—it can all be healthy. Therapeutic even. We know. It’s what we do every single day. In fact, we celebrate eight happy hours in a row when you drop your dog off with us at our cage-free doggy daycare.
So, there’s no need to feel guilty if you want to hit up a happy hour once in a while.
It’s easy. Just pick up your pup from our place, get him home, watch him pass out and head out for your turn. (And if your happy hour turns into multiple hours, we’re always a good place for your dog to crash for the night.)
It’ll be good for both of you.
And, hey, if it’s been a while, you may not know when or where the next happy hour is taking place. That’s okay. They generally occur sometime after work on either a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. And you really only need one partner in crime—or none if you’re bold enough to walk up and join someone else’s happy hour.
And there’s nothing wrong with that.