It’s easy to take a healthy pet’s wellness for granted. After all, if all the components of health are in place, such as diet, exercise, and disease prevention, a unique balance prevails. However, if a single element is out of whack, the entire foundation can crash. So it is with pet dehydration.
Pets typically drink when thirsty, but even a slight loss of bodily fluids can result in critical care.
Water makes up about 70-80% of a pet’s body mass and helps maintain the normal functioning of cells. In the summer, we all face the challenges of hydration, but pets need extra help in that department. The associated health risks of pet dehydration are preventable, so let’s get focused on drinking water!