7 Dog Myths You Probably Didn't Know That Will Blow Your Mind

7 Dog Myths You Probably Didn't Know That Will Blow Your Mind

7 Dog Myths You Probably Didn't Know That Will Blow Your Mind

Fun Fact About Dogs!

Dog Myths! Why Dogs Eat Grass. Are Dogs Color Blind? And More…

We have all heard them. Now it’s time to set the record straight.

 

1. DOGS EAT GRASS WHEN THEY ARE SICK

True, dogs eat grass because they may be stressed, bored, or seeking nutrients. (Most grass is chemically treated and toxic for dogs.)

2. DOGS LET YOU KNOW WHEN THEY ARE SICK

False. In any event, dogs do not want to seem vulnerable. If they seem low, their overall condition might be quite severe.

3. DOGS ARE COLOR BLIND

False. They can actually see several colors, along with the saturation of blue, yellow, and grey.

4. DOGS AGE 7 YEARS TO ONE OF VERY HUMAN YEAR

Not necessarily. To sum it up, breeds determine how a canine age. Larger breeds age faster.

5. DOG MOUTHS ARE CLEANER THAN HUMAN MOUTHS

False. By and large, a dog’s mouth can contain plenty of germs, even more than humans. They will not harm you.

6. A DRY, WARM NOSE MEANS A DOG IS SICK

 

False. All in all, your dog’s wet, dry, warm, or cold nose has to do with the weather and humidity. It can change in minutes. 

7. DOGS LICK TO HEAL

False. Licking is natural for a dog, and not necessarily healing. Too much licking is not good and can do the opposite of healing.

 

Hungry For Some More Fact-Checking?

I’ve added resources below. While much of this article is inspired by these links, I believe there are many more myths to be shattered. Who knows, you may bump into some really valuable information on canines in your research!

Happy Learning!

 

Sources

http://www.petful.com/misc/20-ridiculous-dog-myths-debunked/

http://www.hillspet.com/en/us/dog-care/resources/dog-myths

https://www.cesarsway.com/about-dogs/dog-myths/taking-a-bite-out-of-a-dozen-common-dog-myths

http://www.petmd.com/dog/pet_lover/WW_5dogmyths

http://dogs.about.com/od/caringfordogsandpuppies/tp/Biggest-Dog-Myths-Misconceptions.htm