Dogs can exhibit signs of excessive water drinking for a variety of reasons, including life-threatening dehydration, illness, side effects to medication, diet and physical activity, according to WebMD. If a dog is dehydr... More »

If your dog is licking you all the time, most likely it is to show affection. Additional reasons may include something as simple as food residue leftover from lunch or something more complex such as a bad habit. More »

The age and type of dog helps determine the amount of sleep it needs, notes Dog' Diseases and medical conditions are also sometimes a factor in a dog's sleep. More »

Sudden changes in the skin or coat are a common sign of illness in dogs, according to WebMD. Vomiting and diarrhea can also be symptoms of many common health problems. More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

WebMD reports that the main reasons that dogs drink an excessive amount of water are dehydration, illness, medication and diet. Most dogs needs 1 ounce of fluid per pound of body weight on a daily basis. On average, a 10... More »

The most common signs of illness in dogs are behavior changes, change in eating or drinking habits, fever, vomiting and diarrhea. Appearance changes can also signal illness. More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Diarrhea in a puppy is treated by avoiding food for 12 to 24 hours to allow the gastrointestinal tract to rest and providing drinking water to prevent dehydration, according to WebMD. Veterinary attention is necessary if... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health