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...]

Behind the Velvet Ropes of 2016 National Dog Show

This Thanksgiving is going to the dogs once more. In true time-honored tradition, NBC will present the 15th anniversary edition of its popular holiday special, “The National Dog Show Presented by Purina®” on Thanksgiving Day (noon-2 p.m. in all time zones), Nov. 24, following the telecast of NBC’s “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.” The dog show is a yearly viewing tradition … [Read more...]

Westminster Kennel Club Heart Beats Dog Photos

Garden green. Royal purple. Golden yellow. Whispy tufts of hair blow through the air. Not all who walk the Garden Green come away with a medal, but those who grace The Garden for two days each February are all winners. I am a blogger and I invite you to peek into my blogger lens for some of the shots you are not likely to see in official feeds. It is true that my heart beats … [Read more...]

How Do Dog Show Dogs Stay So Healthy

The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is full of secrets: So Fidose of Reality visited the 140th edition of this second longest continuously held sporting event in this country, just one year behind the Kentucky Derby. Many of the folks who breed, own, handle, and groom the dogs have things to offer that many reporters skip over. I wondered how dog show dogs stay healthy. I … [Read more...]

8 Insider Info Facts About Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Since 1877, the world's most famous and prestigious dog show continues to add to its legacy. For the fifth year in a row, Fidose of Reality takes to the "garden green" at Madison Square Garden in the heart of New York City, New York, for the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The iconic show took place February 16 and 17, with benched judging taking place at the "Piers" … [Read more...]

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Live Blogging 2015

On Monday, February 16, 2015, from 8 to 11 pm EST, Fidose of Reality will be live blogging from Madison Square Garden in New York City for the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Get insider info, scoop, backstage pass, and exclusive photos from the "garden green." We'll even get a few words from the "Voice of Westminster," David Frei, so stay tuned. Complete details … [Read more...]

Westminster Kennel Club Viewing Party Giveaway

The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show less than two weeks away, all pet lovers and pets are starting to wonder who will be crowned this year’s “Best in Show." For the fifth year in a row, Fidose of Reality is covering the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and will have a backstage pass for all Fidose readers. So stay tuned and follow along. Official television coverage is Monday, … [Read more...]

The Almost Million Dollar Dog Show Story

I almost became a contestant on a million dollar television game show. Almost. Six letters; one word; enough to shake the inner core of who I am. The almost closeness. The almost but not quite maybe. The close but no cigar almost that is oh so nearly there but oh so far away that I still look back and think, “what just happened to me?” What in tarnation am I talking about? I … [Read more...]

Changes at Westminster Dog Show 2014

Fidose of Reality is proud to bring our readers coverage of the Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show each year. We are very honored to attend the time-honored tradition every year as a member of the media, and this year will be no different: We will be there. What will change, however, is the angle of our coverage and the addition of a brand new exciting element to the … [Read more...]

Nine Things You Don't Know About Westminster Kennel Club

  I like to touch dogs, be around dogs, and learn all about the history of breeds and what makes a dog’s tail wag. These are a few of the reasons I trek to New York City every February, Cocker Spaniel in tow, for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. In my feature pieces for Pet360 and Dogster magazine, I shared behind-the-scenes info and images from the recent 137th WKC … [Read more...]