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JoBramble

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Rainwater
« on: Oct 09, 2020, 17:39 »
My dog Bramble  - (I had had her for 5 weeks now, she is from a shelter) is obsessed with drinking rainwater I have bowls and a birdbath outside for birds which I keep clean but she drinks it all. I keep her water bowls clean and I change her water very frequently during the day. Is this normal ? Does rain just taste better? she drinks out of my friends wildlife  pond - as does her cat by the way they both walk past water bowls to drink from the pond, and she drinks out of puddles as well.

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Re: Rainwater
« Reply #1 on: Oct 09, 2020, 18:44 »
I don't know why dogs prefer water from puddles but my two do this regularly. My patio collects one or two puddles when it has rained and despite them always having a fresh bowl of water they invariably have a drink from the puddles when they go out to the garden to toilet.
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