My dog always knocks over its water. What can I do?

We are required to have potable water (drinkable water) at all times for our pets. Some tips to help the dog who loves to tip over the water to lay in it: 

  • Try using a wide base container that is more difficult to tip
  • Dig a hole just large enough to set a plastic bucket inside so that they can't tip it over
  • Set a bucket inside of a square brick making it difficult for the dog to tip the bucket
  • Try having a kiddy pool along with a separate drinking water bucket so they can get in to cool off

In the Arizona sun, a metal container will quickly heat your pet's water, causing your pet not to drink even though it is there. A 10% loss of body water can cause serious illness in an animal, so whatever trick works for your pet is worth the effort.

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1. Does the City of Casa Grande have their own Animal Control?
2. I found a stray and Animal Control is closed. What should I do?
3. There are a lot of stray cats in my neighborhood. What can be done?
4. I need to spay / neuter my pet do you have any programs for this?
5. My dog has some bad behaviors. What can I do?
6. I can’t keep my pet. Can I bring it to Animal Control?
7. My dog gets out of my yard. What can I do?
8. Can I let my dog run free in the parks or desert areas?
9. How many pets can I have? Can I get a kennel license in the city?
10. Do I need to get my pet vaccinated and licensed?
11. My dog always knocks over its water. What can I do?
12. My dog has a dog house. Is that enough shade?
13. What happens with my pet if it bites someone?
14. What should I do if a dog or cat bites someone?
15. Does disturbing the peace apply to pets?
16. How dangerous can the summer heat be for pets?
17. What should I do if my cat or dog is missing?