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How Dogs Drink Water: Impressive Ingestion

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The next time you’re cleaning up puddles by your dog’s water bowl, try to appreciate the science behind the mess. At the American Physical Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics meeting, researchers described the different mechanisms animals like humans, cats, and dogs use to drink. Humans, with our full cheeks, can create suction to draw in (continue)

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Busting the Ice Cube Bloat Myth

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In 2010, a pet owner mistakenly correlated feeding ice water to her dog and the onset of Bloat. She shared this experience through the InterWebs where pet owners took the warning seriously and propagated the story. In the time that followed her (very upsetting) experience, more pet care professionals have weighed in on the story. (continue)