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Double Time: National Get a Pal for Your Pet Day

Pet parent is a term I never heard during my childhood. If you love a pet and consider them a member of your family, perhaps you consider yourself a pet parent. Growing up, I don’t recall hearing “dog mom,” or “dog dad,” but as we approach 2014, we are a generation of pet parents. Yes, we own them, but in so many ways don’t pets have the keys to our hearts and thus, “own” us, … [Read more...]

How to Win Prizes in the #PetsAddLife Poetry Contest

Could you express the love and bond you have with your pet in 100 words or less? If so, Fidose of Reality has the inside scoop on a poetry contest for kids in the third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh or eighth grades.  Kids who enter have a shot at winning some mighty fine swag from the folks at Pets Add Life (PAL), including: * Each winner will receive a $250 gift … [Read more...]

How to Win $1,000 for a 501c3 Pet Rescue

Do you know of a 501(c)3 pet shelter/rescue  that could use a $1,000 donation? Then you need to keep reading because Fidose of Reality has found a way for your favorite 501(c)3 pet rescue or shelter to have the opportunity to win a $1,000 donation. It's easy, no strings attached, but you need to pay attention and act fast. Here's the scoop on how to win $1,000 for a 501c3 pet … [Read more...]

Win Your Favorite Animal Shelter a Cash Donation

Right now there are millions of homeless dogs sitting in shelters all across America waiting for a forever home. One of the most frequent requests from animals shelters, second to helping spread the word about available dogs, is the need for money. How would you like to win your favorite animal shelter a cash donation? In order to help pets in need, people need to be … [Read more...]

Can Dogs Help People Live Longer Lives?

Dogs help people live longer lives. I don't just say that because I believe it, but statistics show that dogs helping people live longer lives.  So now dog lovers and cat lovers, and pet lovers in general, when someone tells you pets are expensive (and yes, they can be, but so are a lot of things --- like human babies) - you can tell them you've got the statistics to back it … [Read more...]

Dog Lovers Pledge and Win $1,000 in Pets Add Life Contest

Pets Add Life. How many of you can relate to that? My life certainly would have taken a completely different course had dogs not entered the picture. I knew I had to have a career by, for, and about dogs coupled with my second love, writing. As a child, I recall reading a book called “The Big Book of Dogs” and being smitten. Books and dogs were a part of the fiber that was my … [Read more...]

Do pets add life?

Pets Add Life, don't they? My life certainly would have taken a completely different course had dogs not entered the picture. I recall reading "The Big Book of Dogs" as a child and being smitten as well, a kitten. I not only HAD to have a dog but I wanted to do something with and for them. Then I grew up and real life happened and now I am back to what my true calling is: Dogs. … [Read more...]

What pets add to life and other dog musings

Pet parent. If you love a pet and consider them a member of your family, perhaps you consider yourself a pet parent. Growing up, I don't recall hearing "dog mom," or "dog dad," but in 2012, we are a generation of pet parents. Yes, we own them, but in so many ways don't pets have the keys to our hearts and thus, "own" us, too? There are a few things I am certain of in this life, … [Read more...]