PFI explores and busts common myths about pets and pet food. New myth buster articles are published semi-annually in PFI's official publication, PFI Monitor.
The allergy myth
Not every cat or dog experiences allergies, just as with people. Yet a search on the internet about pets and allergies will return a slew of records. By visiting these sites, one might get the inaccurate impression that allergies are rampant and that diet is the primary cause. The reality is far different.
Myths about illness in pets
When a person gets sick, they ask themselves questions like:
As with people, there are many different potential causes of illness in pets. Sometimes a single symptom or physical reaction can be a sign of several possible health issues. Likewise, a single health issue can manifest in different ways. Learn about common signs of potential illness in pets along with possible causes.
There are other myths that swirl about the Internet and media about pet food. Read about the myths we've busted on our More Myths page.