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Dogs and Cats that Drink Too Much Water – Pet tip 240

Water is the elixir of life and it is essential to all living things. Our pets need to have access to water at all times and their water bowls should be filled with fresh water every single day. When our pets don’t get enough water dehydration can occur. Sometimes though, our pets drink too much water and although we know that water is good for our pets, too much is too much. Serious health problems can occur when our pets drink too much water. Sometimes the reason they drink so much stems from psychological or behavioural problems; other times the reason is medical. Either way, drinking too much water is dangerous for pets.

When a pet drinks too much water, its urinary system is also affected. What goes in must come out so thirst and urination are naturally linked.

Sol Mary Colón
Province, Country:
IL, United States
Chow Chow dog
Date of Birth:
dont remember
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My Layka was a beautiful chow chow dog.  She had puppies 3 times, and she had 8 puppies each time.  We kept one from the first time.  His name is Yito and he is with my aunt right now.  He is a brown chow chow, just like his mother, but with other color. 

Layka loved meat.  My mother would give her a bowl of arroz con gandures and meat, and she'll eat the meat and the rice and leave all the ganures in the bowl.  I dont know how she used to do that but she did.  Same with beans.  My mother used to compare her to me, cause i dont eat beans either and i have to have meat in my meal. 

I remember for one hurricane in 1999, we had to leave the house cause it was dangerous to stay there, and we left layka with the owners of her parents for a couple of days until it was safe.  She escaped from there and she went to our old house and i dont know how did she got in, but she stayed the whole hurricane inside that old house.  When we came back, she was scared to death, and hungry (cause nobody knew where she was), when we saw her, she was hiding underneath the sofa, still shaking and she looked pretty bad.  Inmediatelly when she saw us she came out of the sofa and we gave her food and water and took her to the vet afterwards.

When we moved to NJ in 2001, she stayed with my sister, and then she had more puppies, and my sister kept a little black one named Magnum, which is still with my parents.  He is exactly like his mother, but black and white.  Sometime later she took her to the dog pound and last thing i heard when i went back to Puerto Rico is that she was dead. =(

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