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...]

Dog Toys With A Personalized Touch #PrideBites

Sharks bite. Pride bites. Seriously, they both do. In April, the gang from Pride Bites™ took to the uncertain waters of financial investors on ABC’s television hit, Shark Tank. This pet blogger happens to be an uber fan, so what a joy to finally see a pet product company go swimming with the sharks. Yes, they got wet, but like their personalized Frisbee dog toys, the gang at … [Read more...]

Five Secret Dog Products Uncovered

Some of the best products for dogs and dog parents are little gems hidden amongst the bigger brands. For this reason, I love attending trade shows and conferences like the one I recently attended in Portland, Oregon.  I absolutely love discovering dog products I previously knew nothing about. The Women in the Pet Industry (WIPIN) Conference was held August 13-16 in Portland, … [Read more...]

Dog Toy CEO Fires Back at Made in USA Dog Products

Made in the USA carries a lot of weight these days. Made in the United States does not make a dog product, dog treat, or dog food safe. It is important for a variety of reasons to millions of dog-loving parents. We recently authored two articles about made in the USA products, and a pet toy brand CEO responded to us. You can read our two recent articles here: Five Swoon … [Read more...]

Seven Deadly Dangers of Dog Toys

Your dog's toy might be killing him. Sadly, we live in a world where realities like this are all too true. It is the job of this blog to inform, educate, enlighten, and bring to focus the alternative lifestyles of dog parenting that are becoming the new norm. Some dog toys are lethal weapons. Armed with these facts, you can help save your own dog's life and those of your … [Read more...]

Dog Entertains Cows After Surgery

Our Puppy Relations (PR) Manager, Dexter, underwent surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right leg several weeks ago. In an attempt to do something to keep him entertained after surgery, we visited a field of cows. What ensued took us by surprise, as the cows seemed to embrace my dog and he seemed to "entertain" them, too. Give a peek here at this video we … [Read more...]

Why My Dog Needs New Toys Contest: WINNERS SELECTED

Winners of the contest are now selected by our panel of judges, who had a very hard time due to the overload of cuteness they saw....but there are three photos that stood out and have won the physical prizes. write my essays FIRST PLACE: Wins a Furminator Deshedding Tool and a Pet Travel Kit: Total retail value over $100.00 Winner is: Angel and Maya of Donna … [Read more...]

Seven Products to Surprise Dog Moms

Mother's Day is here and dog moms can rejoice: Fidose of Reality celebrates with you. Wondering what to get the dog mom in your life? Or perhaps you want to treat your dog to something new and exciting to hit the marketplace. Well, we've got you covered with seven products to surprise dog moms. I was recently on television for a segment of Pet Talk with the fab Lauren … [Read more...]

Five Dog Toys We Fell For at Global Pet Expo

Toys, toys, and more toys: What every dog dreams of: dog toys galore. We saw plenty of them at Global Pet Expo recently in Orlando, Florida. For those unfamiliar, Global Pet Expo is the pet industry’s largest annual trade show. Global takes place every year in Orlando, Florida, and is held at the Orange County Convention Center. Basically, if it has to do with pets and pet … [Read more...]

CONTEST CLOSED: Udder Tug Dog Toys

Winners are: Kimberly the Fur Mom Gin and Bailey Tharice Laurie Buchele-Schlossnagle The Fidose of Reality Valentine’s Day dog toys contest is in full gear. We’ll be giving away four Helping Udders dog toys that are “moo-tastically” fun and “udderly” enjoyable for dogs who love to play tug of war. Dogs go “udderly” bonkers for the smell of cows; this much I know is … [Read more...]