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Dog Gifts for Dogs Who Have Everything

Holiday gift guides are everywhere these days. With our new focus on all things health and wellness related for dog lovers of the highest order, we’re cutting right to the chase this year. We've got a selection of dog gifts for dogs who have everything. Fidose of Reality has selected 12 items we recommend (and use) for holiday gift giving: For dogs and/or for dog lovers. … [Read more...]

Cocker Spaniel Book Breaks Boundaries

My heart beats dog™, and if you read this blog on a regular basis, you know that dog is generally a Cocker Spaniel.  My whole life I wanted to have a Cocker Spaniel and I wanted to live true to who I really am. One of those two dreams was realized in 1993 when my first Cocker Spaniel entered my life. The “being true to who I am” happened in 2013 when I shared with the world the … [Read more...]

Stocking Stuffer for Dog Book Lovers

Jackie Bouchard has a gift for getting inside a dog’s mind and talking for them. Such is the case with her first book, What the Dog Ate, and here we go again with her second book, Rescue Me: Maybe.  This offering is just in time for stocking stuffers for the dog book lovers out there.During the holidays, I enjoy giving (and receiving) books and catching up on reading over … [Read more...]

Dog Falls In Love With Cat Book

When a dog sits down to read a cat book, you know it's gotta' be good. Such is the case with Coco The Couture Cat in her debut book, The Adventures of Coco Le Chat.  This Parisian pussycat is the world's most fashionable feline. We know this to be true because Coco the Couture Cat:A) Has better clothes than most women we know, present company included;B) Has a passion … [Read more...]

Dog Jewelry Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Seen

I love dog jewelry. For the past few years, I have covered the annual Westminster Kennel Club show as a member of the media. And each year I visit the vendor area, finding myself drawn to the Horse Brooch booth. Bev Yokley is a jewelry artisan with a craft I never encountered until watching her make magic. She creates dog brooches (and others) unlike anything I had ever … [Read more...]

Five last minute gift ideas for dog lovers

The dogs must be all set for the holidays now. Bone: check. New squeaky toy: Check. Stocking ready for Santa Paws: Check. Dog lovers, unite.Got some last minute items still to purchase for the dog lover in your life? How about a few feel-good items that will give any dog lover a big holiday warm fuzzy feeling:* Live Love Wag: How cute is that? The gal who does these … [Read more...]

Eight dog books to read, give as gifts, or both

A great stack of eight. Turn the Kindles off, power down the Ipad. Here are eight great page turners for some holiday thought and joy. Here are eight dog books we love:1.Food Pets Die For: Shocking Facts About Pet Food,by Ann N. Martin. Changed the way I looked dog food, how I prepared it, and the horrors of what is legally allowed to be in it. 2. Oogy, The Dog … [Read more...]

Top Nine Funky Holiday Gifts for Dogs

Jingle bells, Batman smells, Robin laid an egg. There was always one kid in school who sang that line in lieu of is traditional version. And there are always companies who share their holiday gift-giving wares for dogs with a bit of an off-the-beaten-path marketing idea. As a dog product aficionado, here are nine holiday gifts for dogs sure to make you tilt your head sideways … [Read more...]

Anatomy of a Grieving Dog Mom

by: Carol BryantThere’s a hole in my heart where whole used to be. Those were the first words that came to mind when I sat down today to write this piece about grief, the power it spews into one’s life whether we want it or not. The great Emily Dickinson wrote so many passages about death, yet one resonates over and over, “Forever is composed of nows.” It certainly is. Are … [Read more...]