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All For Paws Chill Out Garden Water Fountain - Zach's Pet ShopAll For Paws Chill Out Garden Water Fountain - Zach's Pet Shop
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All For Paws Lifestyle 4 Pets Large Particle Replacement Filter 6-Pack - Zach's Pet ShopAll For Paws Lifestyle 4 Pets Large Particle Replacement Filter 6-Pack - Zach's Pet Shop
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Are Water Fountains Good for Dogs?

If your pet is rushing to drink from their water bowl as soon as it has been refilled, your pet might want a water fountain to call their own. Water hose fountains can be beneficial for dogs in specific situations. These devices typically attach to a garden hose and provide a fresh stream of water when activated by the dog. Here are some potential benefits and considerations: Encourages Hydration, Fresh and Cool Water, Convenience, Interactive and fun while being Easy to Use.

Is it Safe for Dogs to Drink Water from a Hose?

Drinking water from a hose can be safe for dogs, but there are several factors to consider ensure their safety. Some hoses are made with materials that can leach harmful substances like lead into the water. Using hoses labelled "drinking water safe" or "lead-free" can mitigate this risk. Always run the water for a few moments to flush out any stagnant water before allowing your dog to drink, especially in warm weather. Regular maintenance is required to keep the hose clean and to store it properly to prevent the growth of mold and bacteria.

How Much Water Should a Dog Drink in 24 Hours?

Textbooks reference normal water intake for dogs as 20-70 ml/kg body weight per day. For example, a 10kg dog, like a Westie, would be expected to drink approximately 480ml (just under a pint) in 24 hours. For a healthy black lab weighing 27kg will need approximately 1.25 Litres. Adjustments may be necessary based on factors such as climate, activity level, and individual health needs.

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