Cocker Spaniel Fundraiser is Rousing Success + Giveaway

We came, we saw, we shook our wigglebutts, we raised money for homeless Cocker Spaniels. This is Wigglebutts Wonderland, and this is what the fundraising arm of Fidose of Reality is all about. On September 10, 2017, 40 people and close to 30 dogs came together at one of the only pet-friendly amusement parks in the USA, Knoebels Amusement Resort, to raise funds and awareness … [Read more...]

Gift Guide: Dog Lover Items

My Heart Beats Dog®, does yours? Do you know someone who is a dog lover to his or her very core? Maybe you are a dog lover of the highest order (if you are, you are in good company here). Why not treat yourself and/or the dog lover in your life with some clever gift giving? One of the most fun aspects of being a dog journalist is discovering new items for dog lovers. One of … [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...]

David Frei Unplugged In Beverly Hills Dog Show

The king of dogs places me on hold because Grace is attempting to dig herself a hole in the couch. When the King of Dogs candidly admits his pooch behaves just like yours, one can’t help but have a “wow, he’s just like me” moment wash over them. Frei, well-known to millions of television viewers for nearly three decades, as the voice of of the annual Westminster Kennel Club, … [Read more...]

Dog Lover Items You Might Have Missed

I’m coming out: To be a dog lover means dog products stop me in my tracks. Seriously, I could be walking the aisles of a pet supply store or doing some late night browsing online, and if I stumble upon dog-themed goodies for people, my credit card ends up smoking. In my dog-friendly travels, I’ve met many other dog moms and dog dads who have this same affliction, or is that … [Read more...]

Fidose of Reality 2016 Pawer Women

The pawer women are here! The ending of one year and the beginning of another brings with it great joy and reflection: In 365 days, a lot can…and does…happen. As is our year-end tradition, Fidose of Reality announces a list of women in the pet industry who go above and beyond. In some way, shape, or form, these ladies did something to impact the lives of dogs in 2016 (and no … [Read more...]

Dog Lover Five Dollar Weekend Sale

Dog lovers of the highest order, Fidose of Reality is having a five dollar weekend sale just in time for your holiday shopping. Snag this dog lover gift pack for yourself and give a few to family and friends who love dogs, too! Starting Black Friday, 11/25/16 and ending at 11:59 pm EST on Sunday, 11/27/16, we proudly present the $5 dog lover five dollar weekend … [Read more...]

In Celebration of Dog: Why My Heart Beats Dog

My heart beats dog® so very much that I trademarked that saying. Years ago at a pet blogging conference, I approached a mural. There we stood, dozens of us, waiting to etch a sentiment about our affection for animals on a 2×3 or so piece of paper. My heart beats dog rolled off my fingertips. “Did you just make that up,” the gentleman behind me quipped. “Well, yes, it’s … [Read more...]

Valentine Gifts for the Dog Lover Who Has Everything

Love is in the air, it's February, and that means time for those hard-to-by-for dog lover friends who well, have everything. You know the type (I am one of those "types"): We have the shirts that proclaim our dog love, plenty of paw print-laden photo frames, and more puppy print socks than you can be count. That's why you have us at Fidose of Reality. You won't find any dog … [Read more...]

Two Dog Lover Websites to Break the Holiday Ice

Hello dog lover: Looking for something cute to do? As we approach the holiday season, dog parents will be playing with their new electronic devices received as holiday presents.  While gathered round with family and friends, there are two websites Fidose of Reality recently discovered to help break the holiday ice. The first site is a fun and engaging new link called Pet … [Read more...]