Category: Adventures

Travel. Eating out. Day trips. It’s all more fun with your dog by your side. Here are tips, ideas, and inspiration for dog-friendly adventures.

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Best Gifts for Dog Moms: Gift Experience for Outdoorsy Girl

Looking for gifts for dog moms? Gifts for outdoorsy girls?  Do you know a dog mom or outdoorsy girl who loves spending time outside with her dog by her side?  Figuring out how to wrap up a fun day of hiking, an afternoon of hammocking, or even a weekend outdoor adventure to give the dog lover in […]

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17 Best Places to Take Your Dog in Dog-Friendly Kansas City

Best Places to Take Your Dog in Kansas City Kansas City! Kansas City here we come! Are you heading to Kansas City for a dog-friendly adventure? Or a Kansas City local who’s looking for pet-friendly places to take your dog? Happy-Go-Doodle Chloe welcomes you to the city of barbecue, baseball, and fountains! As your fur-endly […]

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Warriors’ Best Friend Connects Rescued Dogs and Veterans

Warriors’ Best Friend Connects Rescued Dogs, Veterans Tucked between the gentle rolling hills outside of Kansas City, Missouri, you might miss the farmhouse that sits beside a lake and is the temporary home to dogs in training–rescue dogs who are preparing for their most joyful journey yet–to become a warrior’s best friend. You might miss […]

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BlogPaws Conference 2018: The Best Pet-Loving Celebration Yet

BlogPaws Conference 2018: Celebrate with Us! As BlogPaws Conference Speaker Ambassadors (I’m the official ambassador but Happy-Go-Doodle Chloe loves being the ambassadoodle), we couldn’t be more excited to help welcome everyone to Kansas City, share news about the speakers and educational sessions, and help make the BlogPaws 10th anniversary a pet-loving celebration to remember! Also, […]

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2018 BlogPaws Conference Educational Sessions: The Ultimate Guide

The Ultimate Guide to the 2018 BlogPaws Educational Sessions As BlogPaws Speaker Ambassador and Ambassa-doodle, Happy-Go-Doodle Chloe and I are excited to be your guides and share everything we know about the BlogPaws conference educational sessions at the BlogPaws 2018 10th Anniversary Conference. For us, being Ambassadors is like being tour guides and friendly neighbors […]

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A Girl Walks into a BlogPaws Conference: True Story

  A girl walks into a conference… Sounds like a set-up in need of a punchline? Better than a one-liner, it’s the beginning of a true story about how life can change course in the blink of an eye. And it’s also the introduction to a pet-loving story between a girl and her dog.  (A dog […]

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Gift Ideas for Dog Owners & Dogs Who Love the Outdoors

Need outdoorsy gift ideas for dog owners and dogs?  If Happy-Go-Doodle Chloe were in charge of the holiday shopping, her list would be filled with gift ideas for dog owners and dogs with one theme…fun-filled, together-time adventures! In fact, her gift idea wish list might look something like this… Do you have a furry friend […]

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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 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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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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