Friday, April 25, 2014

Water Intoxication Can Kill Your Dog

SUMMARY: Some reading for every dog owner.

After Kinetic's death this week--second young dog in our club over the past few years to die from water toxicity--it's good to be reminded of the dangers of water:
And, incidentally, too much water can make humans very sick, too.

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  1. I was very sad to hear about that lovely dog that was killed by this, and I'm grateful for the information. Flick is a crazy swimmer/stick chaser too, and she will also drink compulsively when she's anxious. It's definitely something to watch for.

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    1. I hope that this information saves lives. Some dogs love the water so much; we just have to apply the moderation that they won't on their own.

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  2. Good job, Ellen, providing this information. I had no idea, though I'd heard of runners dying of too much water.

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    1. It's crazy, isn't it? Most of us are so worried about dehydration.

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