A puppy should drink ½ to 1 ounce of water for each pound he weighs. For example, a 15 pound puppy needs between 7.5 and 15 ounces of water a day. The more active a puppy is, the more water he needs.Continue Reading
Dogs need water to aid in digestion, remove toxins, and regulate body temperature and blood pressure. Water also plays an important role in a dog’s ability to pick up scent, as a moist nose is necessary for a dog to smell optimally.
Puppies need small amounts of water every few hours. To check to see if a puppy is not getting enough water, pinch the skin on a dog’s neck and stretch it a bit. It should fall back into place quickly. If the skin stays stuck together, it is a sign of dehydration.Learn more about Dogs