Sebaceous Cysts In Dogs: How To Deal With Them

How common are sebaceous cysts in dogs? Well, I was petting my Cocker Spaniel’s neck recently and noticed a bump that looked fluid-filled. In the time it took to reach for my eyeglasses to get a closer look, the lump burst. A mess of cottage cheese material and blood oozed…

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Will Dogs With Long Eyelashes Suffer Eye Problems?

Dogs with long eyelashes look gorgeous but are those long lashes safe? A Cocker Spaniel recently went viral on social media for having super long lashes. However, there are situations where long eyelashes can actually cause harm to a dog’s eyes. Cocker Spaniels are one of the dog breeds with…

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How I Helped My Cocker Spaniel Lose Weight

When I decided to help my Cocker Spaniel lose weight, I knew I’d have to get savvy but serious about his diet. Dexter eats a high-quality diet now, but Cockers are notorious foodies, so I had a bit of a dilemma on my hands. Ask 10 pet parents what the…

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Seizures In Dogs: What Are Causes And Treatments?

Seizures in dogs can be very scary, and I know because I witnessed my first Cocker Spaniel having a seizure. I had no idea at the time that dog seizures could appear suddenly, without warning, at any age, and to any dog. Witnessing a dog having a seizure is scary,…

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Should Dogs Have Vegetables Added To Their Diet?

Dogs should have fresh food as part of a healthy diet includes feeding vegetables. However, there are some vegetables dogs can eat and others to avoid. I’ve been feeding my dog veggies for close to 10 years without ever cutting a cucumber or slicing a carrot. Yes, dogs can and…

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How To Clean Dog Teeth Without Brushing

Not all dogs like to have their mouths touched to keep teeth and gums clean. I am often asked how to clean dog teeth without brushing. February is National Pet Dental Health Month, but keeping teeth clean is something dog moms and dads should do year-round. If it sounds easier…

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2019 Pet Blogger Challenge: Get To Know Us

We celebrate the pet blogger. 2019 is the 9th year for Fidose of Reality, and we celebrate our fans, our followers, and our loyal readers who have helped up us become a relied-upon destination for Cocker Spaniels and their canine friends. Dog health and wellness are our specialties and main…

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Cataract Treatment In Dogs: How To Help A Dog’s Eyes

I saw a cloudy haze forming on my Cocker Spaniel’s eyes and I feared he might be developing cataracts. I worried since I know many pet parents who have had cataract treatment in dogs. Cataracts cloud the lens of a dog’s eyes and Cocker Spaniels have a higher-than-average propensity to…

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