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Same Time Next Year, A Cocker Spaniel Mystery

Same Time, Next Year: A Cocker Spaniel Mystery by Carol Bryant Alice waited for this day her entire life. She played it over and over in her mind, waiting for mister tall, dark, and handsome to walk into the door of her heart. Who'd ever marry a waitress from a small town who was more than a little obsessed with dogs she'd questioningly doubt herself 364 days a year.Now he … [Read more...]

How Watching DOGTV Calmed My Dog’s Anxiety

I have tried everything from A to Z to calm my dog's anxiety, and we are presently trying CBD oil that we plan to discuss in a future post. My dog's situational anxiety started when he was just a year or two old after some kids on bikes tossed fireworks at him on the fourth of July. I wish I could go back in time, but the damage has been done. The folks at DOGTV asked … [Read more...]

Most Popular Dog Breeds Of 2018 Announced

The American Kennel Club recently released its annual “paw-pularity” contest, listing the 10 most popular dog breeds in the United States.We’re taking a step further: We’ve got the top 192 dog breeds, with a side-by-side comparison of where each breed was in 2017 vs. 2018. Where does your favorite dog breed fall in the list?With preface this list by saying that the best … [Read more...]

Dealing With Guilt From The Accidental Death Of My Dog

When a dog dies, often times the ones left behind feel full of guilt. The death of my dog forever changed me. When my Brandy Noel was euthanized, it took me many years to stop feeling like I failed her and ultimately killed her. After all, I knowingly allowed a veterinarian to end her life while I stood by, signed the papers, and watched as she drifted away … [Read more...]

Museum Of The Dog Delivers Something For All Dog Lovers

Dog lovers of the highest order, we found a museum that oozes everything canine-related in the art world. The American Kennel Club’s Museum of the Dog officially opened its doggy doors in New York City on Friday, February 8, 2019.Fidose of Reality received a guided tour of the Museum of the Dog on Monday, February 11, the same time as the official Westminster Kennel Club … [Read more...]

How To Cook For Your Dog In 15 Minutes A Week

Cooking for my dog is something I’ve always wanted to learn. Wanting to cook for your dog and being proficient at it are two completely different things. I learned to cook for my pooch in 15 minutes a week. As a result, he is healthier, and I know exactly what goes into his food.If you are one of those people who can’t cook or wants an easy way to make dog food at home … [Read more...]

Dex The Halls 2018 Dog Photo Contest Winners

You came, you saw, you shared dog photos representing Christmas, Hanukkah, winter, and the holidays. In fact, we received almost 250 photos this year in the annual Dex the Halls 2018 Dog Photo Contest. All of the dogs are the winners, and our panel of three independent judges had a hard time narrowing it down to just 10.Alas, we just received the winners from our judges and … [Read more...]

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...]