April Hammer


I have spent my life in the company of many extraordinary dogs and dog people. I am a lifelong student of dog behavior and training. I have a special interest in, what I call, “The Art of Being a Dog”. Simply put, this is allowing dogs to be dogs and understanding their need to be what they were intended.
I am a nurse by training and also spent many years in healthcare administration. Along with my work history, my work with Golden Retriever rescue, over many years, has prepared me for this endeavor. And most importantly, my work with introducing foster dogs into my home has helped me develop skills in creating fun and safe multi-dog environments which, of course, is vital to dog daycare. I am so proud of what we have created at Play All Day and the positive impact we have made on the lives of the dogs in our care and their families. And I am grateful for the trust that our families give us. It is never taken for granted.