Meet the Team
Our JHH Team is anxious to meet you and your best friend so you can enjoy the amenities at Just Happy Hounds. Please take time to get to know us!
The Just Happy Hounds Staff has over 65 years of dog training experience!
Meet Sarah Mills, our General Manager!
Sarah joined the JHH Team from the ground up. With joining Just Happy Hounds, she brings years of experience with her.
Sarah grew up in Guntersville, Alabama and then moved to the Birmingham area in 2007. She now lives in Moody with her loving family.
Sarah is a part of the Birmingham Auxiliary in which she loves.
She says that this is not a job, it is her passion for she loves every fur baby that comes through the door as though it was her own.
Sarah is an instrumental part of making Just Happy Hounds the best place in Birmingham for both you and your dog!
Sarah is a proud member of IACP - International Association of Canine Professionals.
Meet Brittney Bate, Handler Supervisor!
Brittney is 26 years old and her passion is animals.
Brittney has 2 dogs - an American pit bull, Chocolate, and a boxer named Tiger.
She has been working with animals for about 5 years.
Brittney always has a smile on her face and is a joy to be around.
"I'm excited to be a part of the JHH Team!"
Meet Terri Moody, Certified Dog Groomer
Terri is 49 years old, has a 13 year old, a 27 year old, a granddaughter who is 2 and six kittens. She has always loved animals.
Terri worked for the transportation security Administration at the Birmingham Airport for 9 years, but was not happy there. She had a passion for animals and wanted to work with them. At the end of 2012, Terri got the opportunity to learn dog grooming. She trained and became a certified dog groomer in 2013.
Terri loves grooming and would love to meet your fur baby!!!!
Meet Ladale Kennedy, Dog Trainer!
Ladale joined the Just Happy Hounds Team in 2016. He began training dogs in the Army and has trained dogs for over 30 years.
Ladale has put together a comprehensive dog training program for Just Happy Hounds with all types of obedience training, group and private sessions as well as resort dog training. He loves dogs and wants each pup to live up to his or her potential.
Ladale and his wife live in Tarrant.
We're proud to have Ladale Kennedy, Experienced Dog Trainer, as part of the Just Happy Hounds Team!
Ladale is a proud member of IACP - International Association of Canine Professionals.
Meet Ravin Mills!
Ravin is a 2014 grad from St Clair County High school.
She has been doing animal rescue since she was 13 with her mom.
If you don't see her helping with rescue animals, you will find her at Church Of The Highlands serving as a greeter.
Meet Samantha Smith, Reiki Instructor
Meet Taylor Crowder, Dog Handler
Meet Christopher Raymer, Dog Trainer
Christopher is a member of the International Association of Canine Professionals
Bio and photo coming soon.
Meet Skot, Front Desk Supervisor
Meet Skot Holcombe and his sidekicks, Gypsy and Aria. Skot is our Front Desk Supervisor.
Meet Ben Horne
Ben Horne and Princess
Meet Tristian Farley
Tristian Farley and Pippa Noe
Meet Peyton Jackson
Peyton Jackson and Winston
Meet Brandy Pate
Brandy Pate and Hallie
Meet Mandel Tannehill
Mandel Tannehill and Rose
Meet Eric Buford
Eric Buford and Georgie
...and at JUST HAPPY HOUNDS, "WE LOVE 'EM LIKE YOU DO!"
Just Happy Hounds - Midtown, your Premier Dog Fraternity
Providing the ultimate in doggie daycare, dog boarding, dog grooming, dog training
2222 5th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233
Call us today at 205.777.3699
JUST HAPPY HOUNDS Midtown is your #1 doggie daycare Birmingham, conveniently located for dog loving professionals doing business in and around the UAB-Kirklin Clinic area, Railroad Park, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Birmingham’s Financial District, I-65, I-20/I-59 & the Red Mountain Expressway providing doggie daycare, boarding, grooming, bathing and training.
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