3 Dog Behavior Myths, Debunked!

3 Dog Behavior Myths, Debunked!

Pet parents are constantly on the lookout to debunk dog behavior myths, so if you’re among them, here are 3 myths about dog behavior, debunked!

Isn’t it crucial that dog parents know what is real and what isn’t when it comes to dog behavior? Knowing why your dog behaves a certain way can help you train them better and can also strengthen the bond you share! Without further ado, here are 3 dog behavior myths, debunked!

1. Don’t adopt adult shelter dogs because they come with a lot of emotional baggage. Adopt a puppy instead.

Completely wrong! There are so many reasons why you should adopt shelter dogs because not only are they sweet and adorable, but they’re also well-behaved pups who just need loving homes. So if you don’t want to go through the chewing, potty training and mouthing stages, adopting an adult dog is perfect!

2. There’s something wrong with a dog who doesn’t enjoy being around other dogs.

Nope, not true. Dogs are social creatures, just like us humans. And just like us, not only do they enjoy their privacy, but they also enjoy being in the company of a few friendly faces. There are many reasons why your dog doesn’t like being around other dogs, but that doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with them.

3. Just by looking at a dog’s face, you can tell they’re guilty of misbehaving

Maybe her face looks guilty, but you really can’t tell if it’s because she feels guilty. Dogs have the ability to show different facial expressions in response to your body language.

Next time you hear a myth, check to see if it’s real or just a myth! Remember to take any myth online with a grain of salt!

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