Category: Adventures

Where can I take my dog? Dog-friendly travel. Eating out. Day trips. Road tips. It’s all more fun with your dog by your side. Here are tips, ideas, and inspiration for dog-friendly adventures.

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 Chloe and I put our hands and paws to the keyboard to create Happy-Go-Doodle, it was hard to imagine that dog 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 […]

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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

Do You Talk to Your Dog? Catch What This Cute Dog And Dog Mom Say

  Do you talk to your dog? Does your dog talk to you? If you’re a dog mom, more than likely you can’t agree more that dogs are family. And like family members, you talk to your dog. In fact, science says that talking to our furry family members is a sign of our intelligence. […]

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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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Red goldendoodle dog with blue dog bandana and tennis balls all on grass and title what a ball

BlogPaws Pet Conference 2017: Fetching (Happy) Memories

Happy-Go-Doodle Chloe nudged my arm as I sat on the grass with a Sharpie pen in hand and a pile of new tennis balls next to me. I’d had a ball at my first BlogPaws pet conference. Now it was time to have a ball with my best furry friend! Playing fetch had become our tradition […]

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Happy-Go-Doodle Chloe, a red goldendoodle dog, with BlogPaws trophy on brick patio and words We go together like celebrations and smiles.

How One (Happy) Dog Celebrates a BlogPaws Best New Pet Blog Win

Do you have a C-O-E in your family? Not only is our happy-go-lucky goldendoodle the inspiration behind Happy-Go-Doodle, Chloe is the biggest C-O-E ever! That is… Celebrator Of Everything! Walk? Happy to! Ride? Love it! Bath? The best! (Water from a faucet is fabulous!) Being enthusiastic, optimistic, and joyful is Chloe’s nature. So naturally, our […]

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Happy red goldendoodle dog with dozens of yellow tennis balls and title overjoyed

OVERJOYED! Happy-Go-Doodle is a Best New Pet Blog Finalist

Happy-Go-Doodle is named a best new pet blog finalist How does one happy dog celebrate the journey to becoming one of four best new pet blog finalists? Through Happy-Go-Doodle’s story, we hope to inspire you to take the leap into blogging with your dog. A dog-loving celebration As I opened the jumbo-sized bag of tennis […]

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What Games and Activities Bring Your Dog the Most Joy?

At the end of last year, we posted 12 “THIS OR THAT” questions on our Happy-Go-Doodle Twitter and Instagram accounts. It was a fun way to count down to the holidays, interact with our friends, and find out what brings our dogs the most joy. Here’s an example… Based on “Likes”  and “Comments” shared,  your […]

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Collage of red goldendoodle dog fetching, playing, eating a treat, sleeping, rolling ball with nose

THIS OR THAT? Which of these 20 activities would your dog choose?

    Fetch or tug of war? Active games or brain games? Baths or brushing? Which would your dog choose? Check out these 20 THIS OR THAT choices. Then let us know which ones are your dog’s favorites by commenting below. Your answers will help us create future stories that spark your interest…and inspire fun […]

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Doodle Play

Coming Soon: Fun. A little informative. And always real life. Photo essays on activities, games, and together times with happy-go-doodles.

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