There's a lot of ridiculous things said about man's best friend. While I'd like to think the hyperbole isn't vindictive, I do think it's time to clear up some common misconceptions about our furry friends. It's 2018, my friends, so we might as well clear up any prevailing myths about dogs that simply aren't true.
According to The Spruce Pets, and online site that helps would-be pet owners navigate everything from pet adoption to training to daily care, there are more than a few old wives' tales about dogs that aren't even remotely true. While some of these "misunderstandings" are harmless, others can actually hurt your precious pup... if they are to be believed, of course. For example, and contrary to popular belief, dogs don't eat grass with the intention of throwing up. Instead, it's probably a sign of an illness that requires your attention.
Dogs are highly intelligent companions that can be trained to work as emotional support animals, police officers, soldiers, and rescuers. They're also snuggly furry friends who simply love a good game of catch. They also require our love and care, which is why it's time to kick the following myths about dogs to the curb, once and for all: