Carol Bryant is a familiar face in the Internet’s digital dog park, as a pet influencer, pet product and travel expert, writer/blogger, speaker, social media pro, and dog mom. She proudly wears her trademarked, “My Heart Beats Dog,” on her left bicep. King introduced her as a “dog lover of the highest order,” when she appeared with her Cocker Spaniel, Dexter, on Oprah Radio’s Gayle King show.
In addition to her own blog and social media presence, Carol was the PR, Marketing, Social Media Manager and blogger for BlogPaws Pet Blogging and Social Media company. Bryant founded FidoseofReality.com, a highly trafficked health and wellness dog blog for Cocker Spaniels and their canine friends.
Carol and her wife, Darlene, formed Wigglebutt Warriors, raising over $75,000 for homeless dogs to date. She is a featured guest on many television segments, radio shows, podcasts, speaking engagements, and a contributor to pet publications, including Dogster, Paw Culture, Dog Fancy, Fido Friendly, Pet360, AKC Family Dog, Today.com, and Hamptons Pet. She helps pet industry clients with event planning, public relations, traditional and social media footprints. Previous clients include Morton Salt, Doodie Pack, and Benji the Dog.
Carol received the DWAA 2018 Distinguished Service Award sponsored by the American Kennel Club. She has won several Maxwell Medallions and DWAA special awards and is the winner of the 2015 Women in the Pet Industry Woman of the Year in the Advocacy Category, Carol served as DWAA’s President from 2019 to 2021.