Myths and half-truths about dogs 👇🐶 There are many myths which exist about dogs, but what is true and what is false? Can dogs only see in black and white? Do dogs eat grass to purge their stomach? In this AnimalWised video, we look at some of the most widespread myths about dogs, showing which are false and which are only half-true. It is important to know the distinction as, in doing so, we can provide better care for our canine family. Don’t miss out and see these dog myths revealed. If you want to see the original article for this dog myths video, you can go to our site 👉
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There are many myths surrounding dogs For example how many times have you Heard that dogs can only see in black And white or that one human ear equals Seven dog ears in this animal wise video We separate fact from fiction by sharing 10 myths and half-truths about dogs [Music] One human year equals seven dog years False while dogs do age faster than Humans it’s impossible to calculate Equivalence exactly Dogs will age faster or slower depending On their stage of life their breed and Their quality of life what we can say For sure is that almost all dog breeds Can be considered adults after two years Of age and most are considered elderly After seven or eight years dogs see in Black and white False dogs can see colors but they do Not perceive them the same as we do Their vision is dichromatic so they Perceive the colors blue and yellow as Well as some of their variants if a dog Has a dry nose it means they are sick Also false Alou dogs often have a wet nose it can Dry in hot weather or when they’ve just Woken up without indicating a health Problem it’s only worrying when other Symptoms such as fever mucus wounds or Bleeding also occur dogs eat grass to Purge not a myth but not completely true
Either some dogs may eat grass to perch But they don’t always vomit later the Full reason dogs eat grass is not well Understood but studies suggest many dogs Do to compensate for a lack of fiber or Vitamins while others may simply enjoy It all female dogs must breed at least Once completely false Female dogs do not need to be mothers to Stay healthy in fact sterilization is Advisable as soon as possible To avoid health problems related to Reproduction such as breast cancer cysts Infections or phantom pregnancies Potentially dangerous dogs are very Aggressive another false male dog Considered potentially dangerous are so Because of their strength and muscles Not because they are born aggressive as With any breed their behavior depends on Socialization and education of the dog a Dog educated through positive Reinforcement which has been well Socialized even if considered Potentially dangerous should be Affectionate and even friendly with Strangers Pit bulls locked their jaws when they Bite false this myth is provoked by the Dog strength due to their highly Developed muscles it can appear a pit Bulls jaws lock but they can reopen Their mouths just like any other dog [Music]
Don’t lick Wooden’s to heel this is a Half truth it is true dogs often lick a Wooden to relieve discomfort but this is Not entirely positive and is not Beneficial to the healing process In fact licking the wound can promote Scarring which is why the use of an E-collar Is often recommended dogs love to be Hugged false the reality is that dogs do Not normally enjoy being hugged when we Hug them they can feel restrained and Smothered a sensation which could be Very stressful for them for this reason Many dogs try to escape when we hug them Giving them love is very positive but Only through acceptable gestures Dogs move their tails when they are Happy another half truth the movement of A dog’s tail has multiple Interpretations and depends on the Context of the situation the type of Movement and position of the tail a dog May move their tail because they are Nervous excited stressed alert or even Relaxed learning how to interpret a Dog’s body language will help us to Discern what they try to express with Tail movement these are the most common Myths about dogs and the real truth Behind them are there any more dog myths You’d like to share if so leave a Comment below like if you enjoyed the Video and don’t forget to subscribe
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