Fidose of Reality by Carol Bryant

Help for Dogs with a Mast Cell Tumor

Carol Bryant of FidoseOfReality.com recently sought my veterinary perspective on a particularly nasty type of cancer called Mast Cell Tumor. It’s an insidious disease that can manifest as a solitary or multiple tumors in the skin or can also affect internal organs. The concept of using antihistamines to help combat the side effects of histamine […]

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What To Do For a Dog With Kennel Cough

Carol Bryant of FidoseOfReality.com recently reached out to me to get my veterinary perspective on her dog Dexter’s diagnosis of “kennel cough” (AKA Infectious Tracheobronchitis or ITB), which may be caused by a bacteria called Bordetella bronchispetica or could have origins in other bacteria or viruses. Check out Bryant’s informative article here: What To Do […]

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The Reality of a Dog With IMHA

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This article originally appeared on FidoseOfReality.com as The Reality of a Dog With IMHA. I check my dog’s gums for any change in color from their usual pink to reddish healthy hue to anything that slightly resembles pale. This routine is performed nightly in conjunction with bedtime teeth brushing. I fear those four letters more […]

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Reviewing Vital Vaccinations with Dr. Richard Ford, DVM

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This video was originally seen on Vacci Check: Reviewing Vital Vaccinations with Dr. Richard Ford, DVM What’s the vaccination strategy you take for your companion canine or feline? Antibody titers (blood tests) can prove a pet’s immunity from vaccines (or lack there of) and help determine if a vaccine is needed to prevent disease or if the […]

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Pain to Train: The Reality of Choke and Pinch Dog Collars

This article originally appeared on FidoseOfReality.com as Pain to Train: The Reality of Choke and Pinch Dog Collars Today I choked my co-worker into doing what I wanted him to do. Last week, I saw a lady on the bus pinch another lady because she would not stop talking. Both of the above scenarios sound […]

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