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Why does my dog pee in his water bowl?

asked 2017-05-02 16:43:53 -0500

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answered 2017-05-18 13:51:24 -0500

Your dog could be acting out of dominance, insecurity, excitement or marking. Try attaching a Lixit automatic dog waterer. With this device, dogs lick the toggle and water drips out. Or create a water source that the dogs access from behind a cover, so that when your boy lifts his leg, he only hits the shield. Think of it as a half-dome, with the open access closest to the wall.

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answered 2017-05-18 18:07:50 -0500

It might be a territorial thing. Try getting a stand for the water so it's not high enough for him to pee in.

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