Veterinarians Debunk 15 Dog Myths

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Veterinarians from the Animal Medical Center in New York City debunk 15 of the most common myths about training and owning dogs.

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Veterinarians Debunk 15 Dog Myths

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Hats off to the lady who rolled out of bed to answer obvious questions

Author — My Broken Bum

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In all fairness, a lot of human food isn't exactly great for humans either.

Author — mistycrom

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As someone with a female dog, she humps only specific toys, and they have to be whales.

UPDATE + EDIT : She got a plush T-Rex for Christmas, her type is not only whales.

Author — BalenciagaBlast

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Dogs with double coats like German shepherds and huskies should never have their fur shaved.

Author — Charis Simpson

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Them: "Dog saliva does not heal wounds."
Me: *Remembers that video where Jeffree Star lets his dogs lick his eyes and gums bc he thinks they have healing properties and laugh to myself*

Author — Bella Lannen

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Professional dog groomer here! Myth 5: Actually depends on your dog's coat type. If your dog sheds hair naturally, i.e is a double coated breed than don't shave it! But for non shedding dogs, it is perfectly safe and even recommended to get their hair cut regularly. (:

Author — Alyse Hopping

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I like how they were asked behavioural questions and they had to answer... It's like asking an ER doctor questions that you would ask a therapist or something

Author — divinità azteca

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I’ve come home to my dog acting “guilty, ” before we’ve even reacted at all. This was probably conditioned from our past reactions to whatever behavior they’ve engaged in while we were away (ex: chewing garbage, etc.) but people are also conditioned to feel guilty for certain behaviors. I personally think they do feel guilty, in their own way.

Author — Pamela Vera

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I was gone on a business trip for five days. Had my dad watch my 8 year old dog. Dad decides to teach the dog how to "shake hands" for treats. Came home to the fun of a 100lb dog trying to put his paw in my hand whenever he wanted a treat. He learned quick as an old dog, but not QUITE the right lesson.

Author — Zela Morre

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“Dogs don’t like to be hugged... biggest myth”

*flashback to when I was 4 and I hugged my uncle’s Rottweiler and then woke up in the ER*

Author — MrWesford

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Saliva: prepares food for digestion and starts breaking down starch
Humans: "ah yes, healing remedies"

Author — Indigo Denny

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My dog shows "guilt" before I react, like hiding before I see what he has done, but I think he just knows I won't be happy rather than actually feeling bad (particularly because if he actually felt guilty he wouldn't do things repeatedly)

Author — Tempest

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I'm scared of the people who think that Dog Saliva can heal wounds. Like, bruh your dog will lick their genitals, their own poo and you are telling me that their lick would heal wounds.

Author — Chrone Nojysk

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I don't know if they feel guilt exactly, but they know when they've done something they shouldn't and might get in trouble. We used to be able to tell when our dog had gotten into something just by their behavior alone.

Author — Lollipops

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can we just talk about how dr fox is wearing the shirt to a pajama set..

Author — superlovely1900

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I laughed when they said that dogs love their reflection in mirrors! When we moved into our previous place, we had 2 mirror closet doors, and our dog kept growling, snarling and even picked fights with her reflection lol she didn't hurt herself or anything, but it was hilarious 😆

Author — Sara McIntire

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Person: "Dogs feel no guilt."

Me: "Have you... not seen a video of a dog ever...?"

Author — Sippyboi Vergil

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WE DO NOT NEED A TRAILER FOR THE VIDEO AT THE START OF THE VIDEO. WE ARE ALREADY WATCHING THE VIDEO.

Author — 1smallball

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I like how they mention some of the roots of these myths and clarifying the small facts within them that make them easier to believe.

Author — RockaHorse

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The hypoallergenic dog myth is a big one. My husband is allergic and his friends bought a big doodle to be “hypoallergenic” for him—he sneezes a ton with that dog. We adopted a 25 lb wire haired dog and he is not very allergic to him simply because he’s smaller so has fewer allergens and we wash him frequently

Author — ShaunaB