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What Is Life Really Like For A Cocker Spaniel Show Dog?

In the show ring, Cocker Spaniels are game on and dress to impress with their gorgeous flowing coats. Judges reward the Cocker Spaniel that best conforms to the breed’s standard at a dog show. In order to do this, the judge must be intimately aware of that particular breed’s qualities. A dedicated Cocker Spaniel owner knows there’s a life inside and outside the dog show … [Read more...]

Grooming A Cocker Spaniel At Home Tips and Tricks

Grooming a Cocker Spaniel at home is something I wanted to learn for decades. I knew it would be an investment but I’d be able to groom my Cocker by myself. The main reasons I wanted to learn to groom my Cocker is for safety, security, and to take care of his coat needs on my own schedule without having to schlep him to a professional and plunk down $60. It’s worth it, but an … [Read more...]

The Truth Behind The Merle Cocker Spaniels Controversy

Trying to discuss merle Cocker Spaniels is the canine equivalent of yelling "fire" in a crowded theatre. Panic starts, tempers flare, and chaos ensues. Why is there so much controversy around the breeding of merle Cocker Spaniels and why does it matter?   The Truth About Merle Cocker Spaniels Cocker Spaniels come in three color varieties but there are many other … [Read more...]

Cocker Spaniels Are Like Potato Chips, You Can’t Have Just One

Cocker Spaniels are like potato chips: you can’t have only one. Kindergarten teacher Naomi Lukaszewski has a passion for the breed but she certainly cannot own over 100 of these adorable dogs. She did the next best thing to embrace her love of the breed while saving lives. Naomi Lukaszewski and her husband Dan have fostered 111 dogs to date and they have no plans to slow … [Read more...]

Same Time Next Year, A Cocker Spaniel Mystery

Same Time, Next Year: A Cocker Spaniel Mystery by Carol Bryant Alice waited for this day her entire life. She played it over and over in her mind, waiting for mister tall, dark, and handsome to walk into the door of her heart. Who'd ever marry a waitress from a small town who was more than a little obsessed with dogs she'd questioningly doubt herself 364 days a year. Now he … [Read more...]

How To Get More Involved With Cocker Spaniels

Cocker Spaniels are about to take over Missouri, and you are invited to be a part of the fun, festivities, and all things Wigglebutt! Fidose of Reality invites you to Gray Summit, Missouri, this July for the 43rd American Spaniel Club National Specialty.  Here’s everything you need to know about attending the ASC National as a spectator, what to do, where to stay, if … [Read more...]

84 Best Cocker Spaniel Gifts Online 2019 Edition

Cocker Spaniel lovers, rejoice. We scoured the Internet and curated 84 of the very best Cocker Spaniel gifts online. From handmade and vintage to jewelry and crafty, wearable to giftable, this merchandise collection is a Cocker Spaniel lover's dream come true. Three quarters of the list are dedicated to Cocker Spaniel things for people. The rest of the list is composed of … [Read more...]

Tribute To A Cocker Spaniel Princess: Coco Chanel Bella

She made her mark and left pawprints across the hearts of everyone she met, including mine. Coco Chanel Bella, a 13-years-young American Cocker Spaniel crossed from this life to the Rainbow Bridge on October 17, 2018. She leaves behind a trail of broken hearts, including her dog mom, Christine Aiello, and her sister, Danielle, grandma, Ann, and granddad, Gary. Coco was no … [Read more...]

Cocker Spaniel Road to Agility at Westminster

Not all dogs competing at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog show are there for to beauty and breed standard reasons. As part of its annual festivities, the Westminster Kennel Club hosts an agility dog competition. We've got the inside scoop on a Cocker Spaniel and his road to Westminster. According to the official Westminster website, "Agility is designed to demonstrate a … [Read more...]

American Cocker Spaniel Striker Comes Close at Westminster

Mike Pitts has been handling dogs way too long, he says….and he loves every minute of it. During an exclusive interview in the days leading up to the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Pitts prepared for the garden green with favored-to-win American Cocker Spaniel, Striker, aka GCHP CH Silverhall Strike Force. A Strike Force Duo Striker is a 6-year-old male … [Read more...]