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Giveaway: Keep Pets Hydrated This Summer with PetSafe Canada Fountain!

PetSafe Canada - Pet Hydration - Dogs Cats Summer

This summer I’m helping raise awareness about the importance of keeping your pet hydrated as part of PetSafe Canada‘s Pet Hydration campaign!

Did you know each day your pet needs 70 mL of water for every 1 kg they weigh? That means depending on their size, cats need at least 300 mL of water each day and dogs could need between 600 mL up to 2,500 mL! 

In the summer, you have to make sure they’re getting enough water and one way to do that is with a free-flowing pet water fountain

PetSafe Canada - Pet Hydration - Dogs Cats Summer
Artie is loving his water fountain!

PetSafe Canada sent me a fountain for my pets to try. There’s a lot of benefits to pet fountains. They: 

  • Provide clean, filtered water that tastes better
  • Inhibit bacteria growth through water movement 
  • And are more likely to encourage pets to drink

Thor, Loki, Olive and Artie all love free-flowing, running water. Thor and Loki will regularly drink from the sink and bath tub taps. Artie loves catching water from the hose. And Olive likes when I drip water on her after a shower. 

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Perks of pet fountains!

Let’s keep our furry friends cool and comfortable (year-round, but especially in the heat of the summer!) 

In addition to a fountain, you should recognize signs of dehydration in pets, including:

  • Sunken eyes
  • Decreased skin elasticity
  • Loss of appetite
  • Depression (lethargy/unusual lack of energy)

Always make sure your pets have access to water in the summer! I bring lots of water (and a travel water bottle for pets) when I take Olive and Artie for long walks (especially if it’s hot + sunny out). I make sure their hydration is handled no matter where they are – at home or when we’re out. 

And now I’m excited to give you an opportunity to win a fountain to help keep your pets hydrated this summer! 

PetSafe Canada - Pet Hydration - Dogs Cats Summer
Pet fountains are great for cats and dogs!

** GIVEAWAY **

Enter to win a PetSafe Canada Drinkwell Ceramic Avalon Pet Fountain (valued at $119.99). 

Note: In order to win, you must live in the Greater Edmonton Area or be able to pick up the prize in Edmonton. 

You can qualify for a chance to win a few different ways. Do one or all of the following: 

    1. Leave a comment on this blog post telling me if your pet has any quirky behaviours or tendencies with water
    2. Like and Leave a comment on my Instagram post and tag a friend to spread the word about Pet Hydration
    3. Like and Leave a comment on my Facebook post and tag a friend to spread the word about Pet Hydration 
    4. Retweet my tweet about Pet Hydration! 

I will select a random winner across all platforms by August 4, 2017.

In the meantime, be sure to watch for signs of pet dehydration and make sure they drink lots of water this summer! 

 

Good luck!

** GIVEAWAY **

Congratulations to Emily V. – the randomly selected winner of the PetSafe water fountain (pulled out of all entries from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and this blog post!) 

Linda

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Disclaimer: I will always provide my 100% honest opinion on this blog. I am partnering with PetSafe Canada to help raise awareness about pet hydration. This does not impact the opinions stated in this post. Olive/Artie/Thor/Loki love their new fountain and I’m passionate about keeping them happy + healthy!

Linda Hoang is a Canadian blogger based in Edmonton, Alberta, who writes about food, travel, lifestyle and pets. She's also a social media/digital specialist with a journalism background. Linda loves exploring the world with her husband Mike, eating their way through cities and photographing Instagrammable Walls. She is the founder of the Edmonton International Cat Festival and a fur-mom to two cats and two dogs.

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  • Sandra Spencer

    Jimmy our cat loves water! Anytime we top up the bowl he could sit there for a solid 3 minutes drinking! We’re greatful he loves his H2O.

  • Carrie Hamilton

    My sweet Mickey (cat) is obsessed with running water from the taps. I think he would love this fountain!

  • Linda Hoang-Rackel

    Thanks for the chance to win this! Keep up the awesome posts!

  • Tania

    Hi Linda! What an AWESOME giveaway!! We just adopted our puppy Pickles from the Edmonton Humane Society and he would absolutely LOVE this! He’s part pyrenees and VERY fluffy and really isn’t loving the heat waves we’ve been having! We’ve been having to leave him two giant bowls of water when we head off to work in the morning just to make sure he will have enough – but this looks like it would solve that!! He’s very funny when it comes to water, for one, he always seems to think there is treasure at the bottom of the bowl, and he seems to forget to swallow his last gulp and we can always find him in the house by following the water trail from the water bowl! LOL!
    Love your website :)
    Tania

  • Rose Gray

    My Percy (pug) loves to drink water from my glass if I leave it within his reach. He thinks everything I have is his too. ๐Ÿ˜

  • Kim

    My 14 year old pug, Fogg, is a messy drinker. It never fails! Every time he drinks his water, he leaves a path of soppy destruction in his wake.
    But he LOVES his water dish so he is always drip-drip-dripping through the house. :)

  • Kassie Yacyshyn

    My cat Toes use to sit in her water bowl while she ate her food. And during the spring thaw her favorite activity was playing in the mini rivers that would form in the yard. Hates a bath through lol.

  • Michelle Basarab

    My black lab Shadow absolutely loves the water-he will jump in anywhere and go for a swim-but he hates the bath lol and will try to hide when he knows it’s time!

  • Alex

    Our dog, Jordie, loves to drink water out of glass water glasses

  • Angie newby

    Our cat will not drink out of anything other than a glass. We have tried bowls, dishes, nothing works. He’s a little weirdo.
    Needless to say, this would be for the dogs. Haha!

  • Lindsay

    My dog Emmett is the messiest water drinker. He leaves behind large puddles on the floor and has to lick his feet dry after drinking.

  • Jonnie

    Our pup, Layla, is not a fan of the water except if it’s a sprinkler. She goes wild when we try to bathe her but put a sprinkler in the yard and she spends hours trying to catch the water, getting soaked along the way.

  • Aimee Benjestorf

    What a cool idea and great way to keep our four legged friends hydratedโค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‹

  • Lee-Ann

    My cat Waffle likes to dip his paws in and then lick the water off. My dog Thornly spills most of it outside the dish and Bramble our dog, is nice and neat!

  • Jackie

    I have two little sweet dogs who share the same water dish. With two young children at home as well, I’m constantly watching to make sure the dogs have enough water & food. It would be fun to see how my dogs would react to this type of water system; feels like it would offer them a bit of an oasis or spa treatment :)

  • Sarah

    My dog Jack loves wading in the river in Terwillegar park. What is hilarious is that he avoids swimming, even though he’s actually a great swimmer. He pops up and down in the water, like he’s on a trampoline. It’s hilarious to watch.

  • Heidi c.

    One of our cats likes to do the dip the paw into the water and then lick it off and the other one so cutely sticks his whole little head into the well part and drinks away.

  • Cherie

    When my dog jumps in the river, she scoops the water with her mouth like a whale eating krill. It’s hilarious!

  • Paula D

    Thanks for the chance to win this awesome fountain — I am doing all 4 things!
    My rescue kitties, Mouse and Minnie had a stainless steel fountain that they absolutely loved, but recently, the motor pooched, and I was unable to replace the fountain (it was pretty expensive). I didn’t want to get them a cheapy plastic because – ugh – and, well, plastics are not good for humans or animals. Steel and ceramic are definitely the way to go.
    Mouse dives right into the water when she is ready to drink, but Minnie approaches cautiously and has to look at the water for a bit first. Then, she scratches the mat (where the water dish sits) a few times. Sometimes, she sticks her paw in the water and then licks it. And finally, she drinks. Cats can be so quirky — just like us!
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  • Keith Thomson

    Our puppy Ruby drinks laying down with her chin in the bowl. Her beard looks so silly and drips everywhere. She gets more water on herself and on the floor than she actually drinks! It’s like living with a wet sponge.

  • Leighton E.

    We put ice cubes in our cats water dish and watch them push it around!

  • Tania

    My rescue puppy pickles would LOVE this !! Awesome giveaway :)

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