If you are a dog owner and recently saw a post on Facebook about the dangers of giving your loveable pooch ice water, you need to read this.

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There has been a Facebook post circulating warning dog owners of the dangers of giving your dog ice water. The post goes on to say that giving your dog ice water on a hot day will cause the dog's stomach to bloat and spasm and that the dog could die.

This post is false. The website Snopes explains the story and how and why this is a hoax.

Snopes is always a good place to fact check if you believe something doesn't sound quite right. So before you forward that Facebook post or email, double check it to make sure it's true!