By Dr. Patty Khuly | vetstreet.com
ThinkstockAlthough I keep hoping that its time will come, the Internet hasn't done much to dispel some erroneous thinking on the subject of pet healthcare.
If anything, the Web is fueled by the kind of rumor mill sensibility that leads to even more misinformation on the subject of pet health and pet care. Case in point: the widespread willingness to believe that someone actually microwaved a pet to dry it off.
To that end, here's my list of urban myths that drive me crazy!1. A Cold, Wet, Dry or Warm Nose Tells Us Something
Although some pets' noses might be capable of offering us some useful information, most of them do not - which is why veterinarians do not rely on this information at all when taking stock of a pet's history and physical exam.
People have a thing about assuming that pets are really happy when they exhibit certain behaviors, whichRead More »from 9 Pet Legends that Drive This Vet Crazy