The One Dog Travel Tote You Must Have

I am a dog mom who takes her dog nearly everywhere she goes, unless it’s a business trip for the two-legged variety. One of the questions I am most frequently asked is, “what do you use to carry all your dog’s essentials?” There is one dog travel tote that ranks high on my list of must haves. All of you dog moms who love purses and totes, raise a paw. And all you dog dads … [Read more...]

Pet Friendly Secret on Lake Las Vegas

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas unless, of course, you blog, and then the whole world finds out. We discovered a pet-friendly secret nestled deep within the heart of Lake Las Vegas, about a 30 minute drive from the famed Las Vegas Strip. If you are so inclined to travel with your dog, let us introduce you to one of the best kept dog-welcoming secrets around: The Westin … [Read more...]

Breaking Bad Trolley Goes to the Dogs

Breaking Bad fans with dogs, rejoice: The 2014 ABQ Trolley Tour season has begun and fans of the hit AMC series are gearing up to take to the Albuquerque roadways. The entire 38-mile, 3-1/2-hour tour geared specifically for the Breaking Bad mega fan is dog friendly! Since Fidose of Reality prides itself on finding dog-friendly things to do and we are mega fans of the show, … [Read more...]

Five Hidden Secrets About Dog Friendly Travel

Over the past 23 years, we have taken dozens of dog friendly trips. It is rare that I travel without a dog (only if I fly).  As with all of our dog friendly travels over the course of 23 years, we learn something new every time. Indeed, there are hidden secrets about dog friendly travel; well, they were a secret until now. Size Matters Weight limits drive me a bit insane. … [Read more...]

Dog Travel Survey Reveals Surprising Results

  As we continue our dog-friendly Fidose Across America tour, the timing of the second annual State of U.S. Pet Travel study** from DogVacay could not have come at a better time. Are you one of those people who likes dog travel? The survey reveals several surprising results around the impact sharing life with a dog can have on travel. Here at Fidose of Reality, we … [Read more...]

Meet Fidose of Reality and Win Prizes

Fidose of Reality is going from sea to shining sea for a third dog-friendly trek across America. We’ve been traveling with a dog by our side for every single road trip, vacation, and mostly every conference destination for well over 20 years.  This year, we’re making pit stops, visiting a variety of hotels, embarking on a pet-friendly conference, and doing touristy things that … [Read more...]

Wigglebutts Go Hollywoof April Announcements

Go big: That's the Wigglebutt Warriors mantra. For those unfamiliar, Wigglebutt Warriors is the fundraising arm of Fidose of Reality. Every year, we host a huge fundraising gala to benefit OBG Cocker Rescue, and you and your dog (or cat or ferret) or invited! Well, we have a few announcements to share today with regards to the Wigglebutts Go Hollywoof “fun”-draiser we are … [Read more...]

10 Spring Fling Easter Activities For Dogs

In many social circles, I am considered to be the lady who takes her dog just about everywhere with her, and this is a fact of which I am very proud. My spouse, in fact, shares that lifestyle choice and we relish it. Engaging in dog-friendly holiday traditions is something we look forward to in our family every year, and that includes the Easter holiday and spring season. … [Read more...]

Wigglebutts Go Hollywoof Announces Wiggy Awards

Fidose of Reality is proud to announce the latest installment in our ever-growing breaking news on the Wigglebutts Go Hollywoof front. The Wiggy Awards are here! On September 20, 2014, Wigglebutt Warriors, the fundraising branch of Fidose of Reality, is hosting Wigglebutts Go Hollywoof, a red-carpet, glamorous, pet-friendly event, with all proceeds raised going to OBG Cocker … [Read more...]

The Must Have Dog-Friendly Travel Book and Contest

People who travel with their dogs: Rejoice. Finally someone has written a book targeting the dog-friendly traveler that cuts right to the chase. Dog-friendly travel is no easy feat, but now the guesswork is gone. As a person who has been traveling with dogs for well over 20 years, I pride myself on finding the latest, greatest, most affordable, and sometimes high end and … [Read more...]