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Happy Tails is a new state-of-the-art facility located in Short Gap, WV.  Those vacationing nearby at Deep Creek Lake, or Rocky Gap Convention Center, both in western Maryland, will find Happy Tails a perfect retreat for their spoiled and pampered pets. Our four-acre country resort offers a clean, safe, and comfortable resort style experience for our guests.  Pet owners may rest assured knowing that their treasured family members are receiving individual attention, care, and lots of love from our experienced staff.


Hours of Operation


Happy Tails Pet Resort is open 365 days a year.  We know how important it is to  be rejoined with your pet!  Check-in and check-out times are as follow:


8:00-10:00 am
1:00-2:00 pm
6:00-8:00 pm   


1:00-2:00 pm
6:00-8:00 pm 

There is a charge for all holidays.

Grooming by appointment only.

Visitors are welcome any day during check in and check out times.  The rest of our day is devoted to our guests.  We want you to see our facility and meet our staff so you will feel comfortable knowing your pet will receive the best of care.

Immunization Policy


Dogs must have current record of Rabies, DHLPP and Bordetella.
Cats must have current record of Rabies, distemper, and feline leukemia.

Owned, operated, and surrounded by family and friends


Recommended by local veterinarians

Payment policy;  Cash or check only.