How to Test Your Dog for Genetic Diseases

Science has come a long way, and that includes cutting edge insights into the health conditions that might affect our beloved dogs. Imagine if you could test your dog for genetic diseases whether that dog is from a rescue, a shelter, a foster, or a breeder. Imagine that during that genetic screening that you could determine your dog's ancestry, as in what breeds comprise your … [Read more...]

Most Kissable Dog Photo Contest Winners 2017

Wow, the winners for the 2017 Most Kissable Dog Photo Contest are so outstanding, but so are all of the photos we received at the Fidose of Reality offices. For starters, we sent the images on to a panel of judges not associated with this blog and I personally will not judge. For me, you ALL win. Ultimately, what our judges agreed upon is that these dogs are loved. It shows in … [Read more...]

Dex the Halls Dog Photo Contest 2016 Winners

WOW, did you all step up your holiday photo game! The Dex the Halls Dog Photo Contest 2016 received the most entries ever to date, and we've been hosting this contest for many years. Thanks to every single one of you for entering your dogs into the photo contest. You all are truly top dog, but alas, our panel of three independent judges (and I am not one of them), narrowed it … [Read more...]

The Reality of Canine Seizures Plus Giveaway

Watching a dog experience seizures is one of the most disturbing things a dog parent can ever experience; I know because my first Cocker Spaniel experienced two seizures in her nearly 15 years on earth. If your dog has had a seizure or has been diagnosed with epilepsy, you have likely landed on this article for those reasons. “Epilepsy is one of the most common neurologic … [Read more...]

Dex The Halls 2016 Dog Holiday Photo Contest

Happy Holidays! It’s time for the annual Fidose of Reality Dex the Halls Dog Holiday Photo Contest! We have $500 worth of prizes up for grabs!!! Here’s the scoop, how to enter, and where to send your photos PLUS check out all the prizes in Santa Fidose’s Bag below! CONTEST IS CLOSED - THANKS TO ALL WHO ENTERED - WINNERS ANNOUNCED BY 12/24! How Many Winners? Ten … [Read more...]

Dog Halloween Photo Contest Winners 2016

The winners of the Sixth Annual Fidose of Reality Dog Halloween Photo Contest have been selected.  Bow wow, did you all ever up the bark and the bar for originality, creativity, and fun!  Your dogs tolerated the costumes, so now go take them for a romp outside, treat them to a fun play session, or maybe a long tummy rub. They are great sports for allowing everyone to do … [Read more...]

Teaching Your Dog To Move Trick or Treat Giveaway

Is your dog ever underfoot or in your way and you accidentally run into him or her or even trip?  Teaching your dog to move out of the way and to do so politely for you, the dog mom or dad, is a fun and bonding experience for human and canine. You will also impress people when they see your dog politely step aside when you say aloud, “excuse me.” Just for stopping by and … [Read more...]

Dog Halloween Photo Contest 2016 Edition

Broomsticks, ghosts, candy corn, falling leaves, scary music: It's that time!!!! It's the Sixth Annual Fidose of Reality Dog Halloween Photo Contest! Entering is easy, prizes are fab, and all dogs are welcomed: past and present. Two entries per person are allowed: This means two pictures per person. Deadline to submit entries is 10/27/16 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Email your … [Read more...]

$100 Amazon or PayPal Giveaway

Can it really be time for a new month on the calendar? With cooler nights and the busy holiday season soon approaching, Fidose of Reality welcomes September with a $100 Amazon or PayPal giveaway. In conjunction with 9 other fantastic bloggers, you can enter multiple times for multiple chances to win. This giveaway starts August, 29 at 12:00 AM EST and ends September 12, at … [Read more...]

Summer Games Dog Photo Contest

Is your dog worthy of a summer games medal? Once every four years, the summer games take flight and this year, Fidose of Reality is celebrating! Welcome to the first ever Fidose of Reality Summer Games Dog Photo Contest. Here’s the scoop: What Kind of Photos? We want to see your dogs celebrating summer: Easy peasy! Does your dog like long walks? Playing outside? Is he or she … [Read more...]