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Yet Another Way to Force Feed Fluids to Dehydrated Dogs

I'm feeling a bit like the dehydration police lately, going around checking North's vitals to make sure my lil pup isn't too thirsty this Summer! While low-sodium soup was a great suggestion yesterday, I've got an even easier one for people who don't offer any "human" food to dogs.
If a pooch happily eats but ignores the water bowl, wet dog food is a common solution. The problem comes when some pups, newly accustomed to fancier grub, turn up a nose when once again faced with ordinary kibble. Find out an easy trick and

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Trick a pooch by adding hot tap water to any ol' kibble and letting the nuggets absorb the water for about 10 minutes and the solution to cool. The swollen dry food will still get those fluids into his system with no sipping required!

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Happsmjc Happsmjc 6 years
A family I used to babysit for just literally poured water into the food and the dog ate it with the water before the water got into the kibble and made it soft and gross, it was amazing. This way they made sure he got his h2o for the day. We don't have this problem but it worked for them!
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