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...]

Is It Okay To Get A Dog From a Dog Breeder?

It’s totally okay to get your dog from a reputable dog breeder. Keep the word reputable in mind as you read through this post. What I am about to say might just help facilitate this age-old debate between reputable breeder vs reputable rescue. Spoiler alert: It’s possible to have both. I love all dogs, but Cocker Spaniels own my heart. I’ve adopted a dog and I’ve also … [Read more...]

Dog Lover 2018 Meetup RSVP Today

Let’s get together and have some dog-friendly fun! It’s time for a dog-friendly dog lover meetup at the only pet-friendly amusement park in the country. This is a great way to get together, have fun, meet each other and bring your dogs, too! You must RSVP because we have a limit on this event of 50 people. We hope you can work it into your schedule to come have fun for the … [Read more...]

Successful Entrepreneur Reveals How To Build a Dog Blog Empire

Rachael Johnson knows two things: dogs and traveling. She actually knows a whole lot more, but she's built her dog blog and social media empire on a pure passion for pooches and putting miles on her RV. If turning a love of dogs into a business sounds like your cup of tea, Rachael, her hubby, and two famous dogs are role models from which to learn. We spent some time getting … [Read more...]

How to Make Custom Dog Magnets

Making custom dog magnets in minutes has been on my "to do" list for a long time. I love refrigerator magnets and also I put them on the large metal filing cabinet in my office. Dog magnets also make cute just because, thank you, or holiday gifts to friends and family. For full transparency, I must say I am not the craftiest dog mom on the planet. This custom dog magnet craft, … [Read more...]

Join the Fidose of Reality Dog Birthday Club and Giveaway

Welcome to the Fidose of Reality Dog Birthday Club and Giveaway! My heart beats dog® and if yours does, too, then we invite you to celebrate your dog's birthday or gotcha day with us! Dogs celebrate life all year long, and this is your op-paw-tunity, as dog parents, to celebrate the day a dog(s) entered your life. Every party has to have goodies and giveaways, and Fidose … [Read more...]

The Next Chapter in My Dog Loving Life

Something really big is coming our way. I don’t know what it is, but something really big is coming, and I feel it coming soon. It's the next chapter in my dog loving life. It was the summer of 2017 and those are the exact words I said aloud to my wife. This blog is called Fidose of Reality and there are so many things I am now wanting and able to share so that you, my … [Read more...]