Author: HappyGoDoodle

Three pics of red goldendoodle dog smiling and title Dogs Love U Class of '17 Photo Contest

A Photo Contest at Dogs Love U!

It’s our first Dogs Love U class of 2017 photo contest with a $10 Target gift card and a care package of dog treats as the prize! Share your dog’s photo for a chance to win! Who will be part of the DOGS LOVE U class of 2017? What cute pups will get to appear […]

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Canine Companions for Independence puppy's face with tongue out and message raise a puppy, chagne a life and logo of Kansas City Chapter of Canine Companions for Independence on blue background

Volunteer Puppy Raisers: A joyful purpose

Nine months ago when kiddoodle Chloe and I started Happy-Go-Doodle, it was hard to imagine that blogging would open doors to so many new adventures. On our most recent adventure, we met an amazing group of volunteer puppy raisers at the Kansas City Chapter of Canine Companions for Independence. By loving dogs, people come together. […]

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Red goldendoodle dog wearing blue personalized dog bandana and lying on green grass with I See Me personalized dog book titled If My Dog Could Talk and dog placemat with dog's name and title Oh, how a dog able and subtitle A new personalized book set starring your dog

A Personalized Dog Book and Giveaway? Oh, how a-DOG-able!

  A personalized book that’s both a “twinning” image of your dog and a heartwarming story “May you always know the pure love of a furry friend.” As I read the quote on the dedication page of this personalized book, my heart melted. Through a simple message, If My Dog Could Talk had already spoken volumes to […]

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Dogs can get in the school spirit too at Dogs Love U as this goldendoodle dog shows off her Dogs Love U school certificate and binder

DOGS LOVE U: SHOW YOUR DOG LOVIN’ TEAM PRIDE

It’s Team Spirit Day at Dogs Love U!  Happy-Go-Doodle Chloe and I have been getting into the team spirit with our new Dogs Love U school-themed blog series! If you’re joining us for the first time, HELLO! We’re happy you’re here! Please check out our other feel-good “courses” in this series including DOGS LOVE U: A Bone-Fide […]

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Intro to Lick-erature: Funny Dog Parodies

As students everywhere head back to school loaded down with textbooks and required reading lists, goldendoodle Chloe and I had a funny thought…   What if we could swap those textbooks for some cute dood lit? So in the spirit of floppy-eared fun and slobbery silliness, we created a not-so-required reading list for our Intro […]

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EmBARK on this happy course in Dog Appreciation with us! Because Dogs Love U since forever!

Dog Appreciation 101: Our ReBARKable Dogs

Our ReBARKable Dogs! Let’s Get Rolling! Dog Appreciation Defined   Roles Dogs Play in Our Lives Shake? Roll over? Speak? Dogs can do some pretty amazing tricks, but their most remarkable feat may be their smiley, sunny, happy, loving ability to understand, bond, and love us hoomans. They’re some our the best teachers, listeners, personal […]

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Happy-Go-Doodle Chloe is a student of Dogs Love U

DOGS LOVE U: A Bone-Fide University of Happiness

      “Welcome to Dogs Love U”  FREE PRINTABLE Get your free “Welcome to Dogs Love U” certificate printable here. It’s our way of saying thanks for being top dogs and joining us on our adventures!   Download the FREE Dogs Love U Welcome Certificate Printable   If your dog could teach a course […]

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Why I Scrapped My Blog Post and Wrote This Story Instead

How my dog and a butterfly inspired me to enjoy the journey As I was sitting at my laptop considering an angle for my next blog story, kiddoodle Chloe rang the “potty” bell (aka “play” and “outside” bell) that hung beside the door. Distracted by thoughts of blog titles and introductory sentences, I opened the […]

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It's impossible not to smile as this happy goldendoodle dog sits waiting for tennis ball to be thrown. Red goldendoodle dog is wearing blue bandana and sitting on green grass. A yellow ball is held in front of her. Title says happy talk "Cath" what this dog has to say

Happy Talk! The Emotional Bond Between Dog and Pet Parent

  Do you talk with your dog? Does your dog talk to you? If you’re a dog mom (or dog dad or pet parent), you probably agree that dogs are family. And as family members, they’re part of our daily conversations. In fact, science says that talking with our furry friends is a sign of our […]

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This red goldendoodle is smiling and asking "where are we going today?" And in small types, answers "It doesn't really matter as long as we're going together." Dog is on blue background

Nine Essentials for Happy Outings with Your Dog

Are you a “ready for anything” kind of dog mom?  Here are nine essentials for quick trips out and about with your dog As a mom, I’m pretty sure my kids were well into their teens before I  stopped carrying a granola bar and a Band-Aid in my purse. As a dog mom, searching my […]

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