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Why Your Dog Is Always Thirsty

Keeping an Eye on Water Consumption

It's easier to notice changes in your dog's thirst or drinking behavior if you develop a water bowl routine.

  • Refill your dog's bowl at roughly the same time daily.
  • Fill the bowl to about the same level each time.
  • Pay attention to how much you put in each day and how much is left.

Water is critical to your dog's health and well-being. Never deprive your dog of water. If you're worried your dog is drinking too much (or not enough), don't wait, give your vet a call.

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Reviewed by Amy Flowers, DVM on March 24, 2013

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