Cocker Spaniel Road to Agility at Westminster

Not all dogs competing at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog show are there for to beauty and breed standard reasons. As part of its annual festivities, the Westminster Kennel Club hosts an agility dog competition. We've got the inside scoop on a Cocker Spaniel and his road to Westminster. According to the official Westminster website, "Agility is designed to demonstrate a … [Read more...]

Wigglebutt Warriors Needs Help With Cocker Spaniel

Wiggglebutt Warriors is the fundraising arm of this blog and we crusade to save dogs' lives. Now, we have a win win and need help with a Cocker Spaniel. This is where we are asking our followers and friends to help us with a helpless dog who asks only to have a forever loving home. You can also win a $100 value prize pack! Fellow Cocker mom and dog lover of the highest … [Read more...]

Be My Dog Valentine Photo Contest Winners 2018

This year's be my dog valentine photo contest had our judges oohing and ahhing. You truly love your dogs, as evidenced by the photos received. As a reminder, entrants were allowed to submit up to two (2) photos maximum per person. Photos must be owned by you and should depict a photo of the love you and your dog share. There must be at least one human and at least one dog in … [Read more...]

American Cocker Spaniel Striker Comes Close at Westminster

Mike Pitts has been handling dogs way too long, he says….and he loves every minute of it. During an exclusive interview in the days leading up to the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Pitts prepared for the garden green with favored-to-win American Cocker Spaniel, Striker, aka GCHP CH Silverhall Strike Force. A Strike Force Duo Striker is a 6-year-old male … [Read more...]

Cocker Spaniel Winter Games Photo Contest

Snow, cold, ice, old man winter...whatever you call it, this time of year means many parts of the world are feeling the effects of winter's chill. Fidose of Reality plans to heat things up and have some fun with our Cocker Spaniel Winter Games Photo Contest. You and your Cocker Spaniel can win prizes which feature some jewelry "medals!" How to Enter the Cocker Spaniel … [Read more...]

Help for Dogs with a Heart Murmur

My heart beats dog™ and after my dog was diagnosed with a heart murmur, that rhythm went a bit out of sync but never stopped. If you are looking for information about dogs with a heart murmur and how to help them, that is the focus of this article. First and foremost, a heart murmur in a dog is not a death sentence. As a lifelong dog mom and dog parent to two Cocker Spaniels … [Read more...]

Be My Valentine Dog Love Photo Contest

It's time for the Fidose of Reality Be My Valentine Dog Love Photo Contest. It's easy, it's fun, and we've got prizes to give away to several lucky winners! Here's how to enter:   What kind of photos can be submitted? You may submit up to two (2) photos maximum per person. Photos must be owned by you and should depict a photo of the love you and your dog share. … [Read more...]

Dog Winter Safety Check List

Do you have a dog winter safety check list handy? We do! Dogs are more resistant to cold weather because of their fur, right? WRONG!!!!! With terms like bomb cyclone infiltrating news feeds, dog moms and dog dads wonder how to keep dogs warm in cold temperatures. Thankfully, we have over two decades experience on this topic AND we’ve put some products and theories to the … [Read more...]

Fidose of Reality 2017 Pawer Women

The pawer women have made their mark in 2017! The ending of one year and the beginning of another brings with it great joy and reflection: This is our year-end tradition wherein Fidose of Reality announces a list of women in the pet industry who go above and beyond. In some way, shape, or form, these ladies did something to impact the lives of dogs in 2017 (and no doubt long … [Read more...]

Dex the Halls Dog Photo Contest Winners 2017

Fa la la and bow wow wow. The Dex the Halls Dog Photo Contest 2017 received the most entries ever to date, and we've been hosting this contest for many years. Thanks to every dog mom and dog dad for entering your dogs into the photo contest. Each of your dog is deserving of a treat, tummy rub, and a round of a-paws for being such good sports. There's a lot of love in the world … [Read more...]