Do You Let Your Dog(s) Drink From A Mud Puddle?

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Do you let your dogs drink from a mud puddle?

Sure, why not
Sometimes, depends
Hail NO, never
Have not given it much thought
Wouldn't matter if they did
None of your business, where is my free stuff
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Postby merriterrier » Mon May 25, 2009 3:08 pm

I chose wouldn't matter. My dogs are always outdoors and we do a ton of hiking and climbing, while I wish they wouldn't, I'm sure they do, and I bet drinking out of puddles isn't the worst of what they consume.

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Postby jtalt7 » Mon May 25, 2009 3:13 pm

I try to not allow them to drink from the puddles but I am often too late.

We have a ton of giardia around here and I dont want to have treat the whole house again.......wasnt fun.

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Postby Berserkershootfighter » Mon May 25, 2009 6:45 pm

I try to avoid it but sometimes its difficult when the dogs are on the trail.
The toilet also, I dont like it but sometimes they do

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Postby Uahi » Tue May 26, 2009 9:07 pm

love_gingers wrote:Never, that's a surefire way to get worms if I ever heard one! Giardia often comes from stagnant water and is a pain to treat.
yupp Giardia is bad. Like Parvo bad if caught too late.

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Postby FBODGRL » Wed May 27, 2009 12:27 am

No, but Khan wouldn't even try. He avoids well as rain, sprinklers, get the picture lol

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Postby Amie » Wed May 27, 2009 7:24 am

Not usually, although he'll sneak when I'm not looking.

I do let him drink from creeks and streams, but I steer him towards the water right where it's running over rocks.

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Postby racerx » Wed May 27, 2009 10:59 am

i try not to let them drink out of puddle, but they love to. tho its only the puddles in the backyard, where we don't spray or anything.

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Postby The Fate » Wed May 27, 2009 11:19 am

Na not me...i stop blue everytime i see him....
But he still sneaks past me every once and a while

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Postby Theresa_M » Wed May 27, 2009 11:26 am

Whenever it rains we end up with puddles in our yard and every potty break Nandy & Katy try to drink from them. We tell them 'no' and tend to limit yard time until the puddles are gone.

Nandy will even lick the wet concrete...they get plenty of water in the house & she has no health issues other than being a water junkie roflmao

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