Month: February 2015

Four “Facts” About Your Pets That Are Actually Myths

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Picture an adorable little kitten lapping up a dish of milk, and then forget it forever. The “fact” that cats love milk is actually a myth. Felines — and canines, too — don’t have the ability to break down dairy’s lactose. Giving milk to pets could actually lead to vomiting, diarrhea, or other issues.

Believe it or not, that’s not the only myth out there concerning your pet’s health. If you’d like to avoid a trip to the veterinary care center (and would like to avoid vets and veterinarian technicians’ bills), then forget these “facts.”

If a Dog’s Nose Is Warm, It’s Sick.

The best way to tell if a dog has to go to the pet wellness center is to observe its behavior. If it’s acting off, then chances are something’s wrong. By that logic, if a dog’s nose, which is typically Read More