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...]

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...]

Cocker Spaniel Sets Records + Giveaway #BHDOGSHOW

Barking with the stars: We recently attended the Beverly Hills Dog Show presented by Purina in California for exclusive coverage for Fidose of Reality with NBC Sports! One particular Cocker Spaniel caught our eye, and his very proud owner/handler sat down for an exclusive interview with us. Of course, we can't just bring you this video without a dog show giveaway, so keep … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Fidose of Reality Announces More Focused Dog Mission

My heart beats dog® and now it’s canine cardiac rhythm is about to get louder, prouder, more focused, and taking on a new dimension. Fidose of Reality has a new tag line with a more focused dog mission....now a doggie drumroll please…   A health/wellness/lifestyle dog blog for Cocker Spaniels and their canine friends. Why The New Dog Mission Two words inspired … [Read more...]

Is a Cocker Spaniel The Right Dog For Me

My heart beats dog®, and truth be told, it thumps with extra beats in a canine rhythm for American Cocker Spaniels. As a 25-year veteran to the Cocker Spaniel world, I am often asked in my travels and online, “Is a Cocker Spaniel the right dog for me?” Here’s the scoop. The American Cocker Spaniel Background If you understand the history of a particular breed and what the … [Read more...]

How to Find a Good Veterinarian

“My dog’s eye is bleeding, how could this have happened?” It was the mid 90’s and those are words I said aloud in a busy waiting room. “Look, no one can stay here to watch these dogs all night,” the voice of authority commanded. “You want to just leave her and pick her up tomorrow if you can’t handle it, then?” I took my dog away from that busy waiting room, promising … [Read more...]