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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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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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Red goldendoodle dog's smiley face with title Eight Special and Smile-bringing Way You Know Your Dog is Family

Eight (Special) Ways You Know Your Dog is Family

  My husband and I have turned the corner on parenthood. As a family with two kids in college, the days of sleeping on the far corners of the bed so that our little peanuts could snuggle between us are long gone. The bubble baths have popped and toothbrush teaching is a sweet memory.  FROM […]

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Red goldendoodle dog prancing up stairs of deck with yellow dog ball that says "joy" and lush foliage in background

Life’s a Ball: Happy-Go-Doodle’s Photo Gallery

Happy-Go-Doodle Chloe’s bringing a smile, a kiss, a laugh, and a grin to you! Through this “Life’s a Ball” photo gallery, we hope you’ll catch some fun with us. The pics are a peek into some ball-loving fun with one very happy-go-lucky goldendoodle who’s favorite thing is playing fetch…and making people smile.       […]

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

BlogPaws 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 Blogging and Social Media conference. Now it was time to have a ball with my best furry friend! Playing […]

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Happy-Go-Doodle red goldendoodle dog with blissful expression and title ahhh...bliss

Photo Gallery: Bliss Collection

A little sweeter and softer…a collection for blissful days.   DID YOU ENJOY THIS GALLERY?  YOU MIGHT ENJOY… Photo Gallery: Fall Collection Photo Gallery: Positivity Collection FOLLOW ALONG WITH HAPPY-GO-DOODLE… And for Happy-Go-Doodle smiles wherever you go, please follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Thank you. Tail wags. Take care.

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Goldendoodle, fall leave, and quote by happy-go-doodle about fall

Photo Gallery: Fall Collection

A fall photo and quote collection to bring a smile, a laugh, or a woof!

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Close-up red goldendoodle dog's smiley face with head tilted and vintage quilt in background

“JOY” and 16 Other Feel-Good Words Dogs Teach Us

  With the speed of a gazelle and the coordination of a cute but lumbering moose, Happy-Go-Doodle Chloe ran. White snow swirled around her muppet paws as she bounded down the stretch at top speed  to return her most prized possession—a well-worn tennis ball—to me. Fetch was a game we’d played hundreds of times…and maybe […]

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