Our Guiding Principles

  • TRUST

    We understand that leaving your dog(s) with someone is a delicate decision, and understand we must earn your trust before we can earn that privilege.

  • SAFETY & HYGIENE

    We will always put your dog’s safety and health as our top priority.

  • QUALITY

    Simply put, we want to provide the best dog care in the industry. If there’s any reason you think we don’t, let us know and we’ll improve.

  • FUN

    Whether it’s the dogs, their owners, or our staff, we want the entire BratPak experience to be FUN—everyday!

  • CONVENIENCE

    From our check-in and check-out processes to our on-site grooming and kafé, we strive to make your lives easier.

  • COMMUNITY

    We recognize we are a valued part of the East Bay community and will do our best to make a positive difference.

About the Owners

Sean

Sean Marler

Sean Marler is Co-Owner and General Manager at BratPak. He a retired Air Force officer, a certified dog trainer, and most importantly, a lifelong dog lover! He has enjoyed dogs his entire life and has always had a strong connection with them. He completed his certification in dog obedience and behavior modification at the Animal Behavior College in Santa Clarita, CA. Over the past 18 years, he’s worked with various rescues as both a volunteer and trainer, served as a foster dog parent, and has developed an excellent reputation in dog behavior and social interaction. His clients are often most impressed with how he treats each dog as if he/she was his own. His motivation for starting BratPak was simply a vision to provide an improved daycare and boarding experience for dogs and their owners. If you haven’t met Sean, please stop by the facility and introduce yourself and your dog. You will instantly see his ability to connect with dogs and his genuine passion for making their lives better.

Virna

Virna Lee

Virna Lee is a Co-Owner of BratPak and works full-time as a registered nurse at Kaiser Permanente. She has three dogs of her own (Nikkeyy, Archeyy and Yyarrahh) and is an avid believer that every dog should live a happy life. You’ll frequently find Virna at BratPak helping with the dogs, getting to know the customers, or making her favorite espresso drink.