Dog Lovers Holiday Gift Guide

Dog lovers and dogs of the world, rejoice: The Fidose of Reality online stores are filled to the brim with products for a variety of dog lovers and dogs of all shapes and sizes. Finish your holiday shopping or just dive in for a just because gift for someone or yourself any time of year. This year, we are breaking the categories down for you for ease of shopping. Plus, we've … [Read more...]

Behind The Scenes At National Dog Show 2018

Question: What do you get when you cross a dog show, turkey, America’s foremost expert on all things canine, a former top-tier pro tennis player and renowned journalist, with a well-known television personality? Answer: The 17th anniversary edition of the family favorite holiday special, “The National Dog Show Presented by Purina®” airing on Thanksgiving Day (noon-2 p.m. in … [Read more...]

Tribute To A Cocker Spaniel Princess: Coco Chanel Bella

She made her mark and left pawprints across the hearts of everyone she met, including mine. Coco Chanel Bella, a 13-years-young American Cocker Spaniel crossed from this life to the Rainbow Bridge on October 17, 2018. She leaves behind a trail of broken hearts, including her dog mom, Christine Aiello, and her sister, Danielle, grandma, Ann, and granddad, Gary. Coco was no … [Read more...]

National Dog Show 2019 Dogs Until 2 Meme Contest

Does your dog have what it takes to win Thanksgiving? That’s what the folks at the National Dog Show presented by Purina® want to know. If your dog is the winner in the annual contest, you could bring some cash home for the holidays to the tune of $500 bucks or a trip to the 2019 National Dog Show. Everything Thanksgiving Day, millions of families tune in to see and hear … [Read more...]

Pet Friendly Lehigh Gorge Railway And Giveaway

How cool would be it to travel from sea to shining sea with your dog and stop at different pet-welcoming places along the way? Our pals at GoPetFriendly.com did just that and wrote a book about it called The Ultimate Pet-Friendly Road Trip. The dynamic duo of Rod and Amy Burkert live the life. They travel the country in their custom RV with their dogs, Ty and Buster. Their … [Read more...]

Teach Your Dog Hide and Seek Trick or Treat Giveaway

It's time for the Trick or Treat Giveaway 2018 for dog lovers! We teach a trick, you get treats! Hide and seek is a fun game to play with your dog during cold weather, on rainy days, and just for some indoor fun. It's also a neat trick of sorts that you can teach your dog. No matter your dog's age, this is fun for dogs of all ages and also to help train them. My dog is … [Read more...]

Dogs of Hurricane Maria One Year Later: A Personal Story

With the one year anniversary of Hurricane Maria here, it brought me back to when food, water, cash, power and communications were nearly impossible to come by. Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017. Once the Hurricane passed, the real pain set him. Streets that were once well lit and safe became dark and dangerous. There was looting. There were random … [Read more...]

Cocker Spaniel Lover Store Open For Business

Fidose of Reality, a health/wellness, lifestyle dog blog for Cocker Spaniels and their canine friends, officially opens its Cocker Spaniel lover online store. Fidose of Reality is proud to open our store's cyber doors to those who share our love of Cockers and dogs in general. We've been blogging and writing about dogs for close to a decade here on Fidose of Reality, and … [Read more...]

East Coast Dog Disaster Preparation Tips

Fidose of Reality is offering up some west coast – east coast get ready “just in case” tips to keep you and your dog(s) safe and sound. These east coast dog disaster preparation tips actually might save a life. While all of these tips are applicable to anyone, anywhere with a dog, having been emergently evacuated several times, we recommend all dog parents read this. In an … [Read more...]

My Deceased Dog Connected With Me In The Twilight Zone

If you believe in miracles and dogs who have passed on sending us postcards and signs from the Rainbow Bridge, then stick around. Recently, my deceased dog came to me through the Twilight Zone. Anyone who has ever suffered the loss of a beloved dog, or any animal for that matter, I empathize, sympathize, and walk this path of hell with you. Wounded warriors we are: All this … [Read more...]