10 Reasons Your Dog Needs to Go to Stores #PetSmartStory

"I train German police dogs. They send them to me, with all this formal training, they are prepared to defend and protect, but they are clueless when it comes to walking into a pet supply store. So I take them to PetSmart® to start getting them used to everyday life, the feeling of the floor on their paws, and how to socialize with people in the general public." Those are … [Read more...]

Surprise A Dog With the Gift of Natural Balance #PetSmartStory

Mommy and Me: That’s what I’ve dubbed the weekly trek my dog takes with his moms to PetSmart® every week. Together, the three of us shop for dog food, treats, and toys. Dexter always loves getting a surprise and looks forward to the check out counter and a biscuit from the cashier. This has been a tradition with our previous Cocker Spaniel, Brandy Noel, and it has carried … [Read more...]

Feel Good News Thanks to Halo Pets and PetSmart Canada

Weekends are a time for “Mommy and Me” with my dog and my spouse. We take Dexter to his favorite retail store, PetSmart, where we mingle with other dogs, get our retail therapy fix, and we leave with supplies and toys along with a few goodies for friends’ dogs and the local shelter from time to time. So when I read about dogs who are less fortunate, I count my blessings for … [Read more...]

10 Tips For Dogs Who Hate Teeth Brushing #DogDentalHealth

It’s National Pet Dental Health Month, and if you aren’t doing something proactive to keep your dog’s teeth clean, I can nearly guarantee you that your dog will suffer for it. Some dogs hate teeth brushing, and if you have a dog like that, this article is especially for you. If you Google “pet teeth,” you’ll get hundreds of thousands of responses, with many of the links … [Read more...]

Win a $400 PetSmart Gift Card and More

WINNERS ANNOUNCED: 3rd place: Jenny Lewis & Pixel is the winner of the Karma Collars collar/leash set (winner's choice up to $125) 2nd place: Ryan Barker is the winner of the Stylish Canine prize pack, valued at $160 1st place: Vunda Vall is the winner of the $400 Petsmart gift card. How would you like to win a $400 PetSmart gift card and more? The dog days of … [Read more...]

11 Coolest Dog Products Found at BlogPaws

One of the most fun parts of my career is finding some of the coolest dog products to hit the marketplace before the general public. In fact, being able to sample those dog products and determine if they work and perform as promised is an added bonus. Fidose of Reality only shares news about dog products that we believe in, most likely use, and feel would be a good fit for our … [Read more...]

Dog Lover Websites to Save Money and Win Prizes Thanksgiving Weekend

Dog Lover Websites to Save Money and Win Prizes Thanksgiving Weekend: How fun does that sound?! Tis the season for savings and Fidose of Reality has a jump on some sites that promote contests year round. You know how you wish there was one spot to list all the latest and greatest contests for pet lovers on the Internet? We know where they are, and as a bonus, we're listing a … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: Female Dogs Who Rock

For Wordless Wednesday, we celebrate female dogs who rock! Fidose of Reality recently gave away some smmmmmmokin' swag for dogs from the Bret Michaels Pets Rock collection, courtesy of PetSmart. One of our winners, Anne Maria Tafoya, shared a modeling session with her baby girl, Sophia Loren (love the name). Sophia's mom tell us, "Both of Sophia's back legs needed to be … [Read more...]

WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Bret Michaels Pets Rock Swag for Dogs

CONTEST IS CLOSED - THANKS TO ALL WHO ENTERED - KEEP WATCHING FOR MORE CONTEST SWAG AND FUN! In honor of summer, we’re giving dog parents an opportunity to rock out and win merchandise from the Bret Michaels Pets Rock collection from PetSmart. If your Cocker is a Rocker or your Mutt likes to strut, here’s your opportunity to win dog swag from the Bret Michaels Pets Rock … [Read more...]

Is your dog a rock star?

Does your dog rock? By visiting this dog magazine blog, you’re probably nodding in unison (or wait, is that "head banging" in unison), that “yes, indeed, my dog does ROCK!” Bret Michaels agrees, and he’s got a new line of products for pets that are ooh-la-la fun, trendy, hip, and exclusive through PetSmart in stores and online. And Fidose of Reality went behind the velvet ropes … [Read more...]