AKC Trick Dog Titles Help Instill Confidence

Can I have a drumroll, please? Can someone toss the confetti? My dog is official an AKC trick dog, achieving both the novice and intermediate titles! An AKC trick dog title helps instill confidence and so much more in dogs. I don’t plan to have my dog do television, commercials, or movies; my dog and I worked towards our AKC trick dog titles for other reasons. Here’s the … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Prevent Dog Boredom Like a Pro #jwpet

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of PetMate. The opinions and text are all mine. "My dog is bored, do you have any ideas to keep him occupied?" Knowing how to prevent dog boredom is one of the most asked questions we receive here in the Fidose of Reality offices. Of all the lessons dogs have taught me throughout my life, the greatest … [Read more...]

20 Ways To Show Your Dog Love

Dog love, oh yes, ah, the season of love is in the air. For dogs, unconditional love is a year-round, 24/7/365 way of life. In fact, we love dogs so much, we coined the phrase, My Heart Beats Dog.® If your heart goes pitter patter for dogs, especially for your dog, then you'll want to sit, stay, and keep reading. Here are 20 ways to show your dog love year-round: PLAY … [Read more...]

25 Things to Do With Your Dog in Summer Weather

The temperature is rising and your dog wants to go outside. When the thermometer is on the upswing and heat is an issue, what is a doting dog mom or dog dad to do? Here are 25 things to do with your dog in summer weather. Note: Always get clearance on your dog’s state of health before embarking (pun intended) on any sort of physical activity, but especially ones that involve … [Read more...]

10 Things to Do With Your Dog at a #BlogPaws Conference

Do you look for things to do with your dog? Are you the proud pet parent of a dog, cat, or any other animal? Then perhaps you've heard of the BlogPaws Conference that takes place every year...and if you haven't, then this is your licky lucky day! If you are trying to grow your social media accounts, become an influencer online, or just want to learn more about how to help pets … [Read more...]

How to Host an Oscar Party for Dogs

Planning a dog friendly event is no easy feat, but Susan Godwin and Jennifer Jo-Moyer rocked the house with The PupScouts 2nd Annual Pre-Oscar Red Carpet Event, for which Fidose of Reality received an exclusive media invitation. Indeed, this Oscar party for dogs was a hit! As part of our goal to provide the latest and greatest news and info in the health and wellness world for … [Read more...]

The Post for Anyone Who Talks to Their Dog

Dogs are our confidants. With purpose and sometimes without intent, we tell our dogs things that would almost never be uttered to another human being (at least not to their faces). We also tell them mundane things -- anything and everything, actually. So why do we do it? Do we believe our dogs "get" what we say? Do you talk to your dog? For me, it’s a little of both. I’m … [Read more...]

Four Ways to Keep Dogs Distracted

how to win back your ex It's the fourth of July and the time of year that the largest percentage of dogs go missing. Do yourself a huge favor: Keep your eyes glued on your dog, keep doors closed, let family members know to watch near any doors so Fido cannot escape, and most importantly, keep him or her safe from harm. A dog's hearing is much more sensitive than a … [Read more...]