Watering my Dog

sbledsoe52sbledsoe52 Posts: 2Member
This isn't really about my dog, she's too small but my Brother has a couple Black Labs he Rescued, they love to spend hours in their Fenced Back Yard but he can't keep water bowls out, they like to play with them too much. Anyways he saw this and wanted to know if anybody else might have tried it, it does look cool and can't be knocked over as traditional bowls, but he doesn't want to spend money on Junk .https://amzn.to/2Ie8N0t Any suggestions would be appreciated, I love the Dogster Magazine and so does Penny, My little one. Great info here too so I know you guys can help. Thanks
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  • MrsMadeleineMrsMadeleine Posts: 9Member
    As the former owner and operator of a dog hotel for over 23 years, I often had dogs in my care that would make a mess with their water dishes. Labs and Golden Retrievers were the worst with putting their paws in and dumping the water. The product that you have a link to, could be chewed up by your brother's dogs. What I do here is I take a large pail of water, like the kind you can buy for horses, and using a carbiner link or other such link, I attach the pail handle to a chain link fence. If you don't have chain link fencing, you could attach a screw eye to your wooden fence and attach the pail and link there. Another great idea for warmer months is to give your dogs a small wading pool. Keep that filled and refreshed for these dogs. They will love it! And they may stay out of the water pail too. Some dogs will attempt to put their paws into the water pails. https://raising-a-good-dog.com Good luck :) 
  • Sandy_Kramer_etcSandy_Kramer_etc BangorPosts: 108,973Member ✭✭✭✭✭
    We use the water bowls that are divided for dogs that eat too fast.   its hard for them to put their paws in so they don't bother.   You could also try using a large bowl and putting something in it to weight it down

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  • vegablessvegabless Posts: 3Member

    Since it is difficult to remodel an arthritic joint without surgical intervention, attempts are usually made to reduce joint inflammation and pain, which will make the dog more comfortable even if the underlying arthritic changes still remain. It is important to remember that many of the medications discussed below can have significant side effects when used improperly or in especially sensitive individuals. Never give your pet any prescription or over-the-counter medication without first consulting a veterinarian. 

     

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  • vegablessvegabless Posts: 3Member
    vegabless said:

    Since it is difficult to remodel an arthritic joint without surgical intervention, attempts are usually made to reduce joint inflammation and pain, which will make the dog more comfortable even if the underlying arthritic changes still remain. It is important to remember that many of the medications discussed below can have significant side effects when used improperly or in especially sensitive individuals. Never give your pet any prescription or over-the-counter medication without first consulting a veterinarian. 

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    Steroids

     Prednisone, dexamethasone, and other corticosteroids will markedly reduce swelling and inflammation in arthritic joints. But there is a downside to the use of steroids for long-term palliation of arthritis: they can actually contribute to additional joint damage and breakdown and have other, unwanted side effects. Also, corticosteroids can interact badly with other medications commonly used in the treatment of arthritis. For these reasons, and due to the fact that newer, safer options now exist, veterinarians do not prescribe corticosteroids for arthritis in dogs as often as they used to in the past.

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