Pet Myths Debunked

Get the facts straight to keep your pet safe.

By Leah Zerbe


Debunking common pet misconceptionsMyth #8: My pet stays indoors, so it doesn't need to go to the vet.

The reality: Certain vaccines can literally save your pet's life, even if the dog or cat lives inside. For instance, dogs and cats can pick up communicable disease like distemper, leptospirosis, and upper-respiratory infections, things that can be passed when they become airborne or even are dragged into the house on shoes.