xheliox Posted August 26, 2007 Report Share Posted August 26, 2007 Greetings! My name is Jeff, and I'm new to the boards. Seems like you all have a nice community here. I recently got a 3 1/2 month old Border Collie. The first day we had him, I took him to the vet for an examination and a good flea bath, as he was covered in ticks. *ick* The vet checked him over and gave him a clean bill of health. And since, he's been thriving. 3 weeks later, his fur is now shiny and healthy, he's eating regularly, and quite clever. However, he seems to drink a lot of water. I have a 4 year old black lab mix and she probably only drinks half of her water throughout a day, where as my puppy drinks his entire bowl and then often goes to my other dogs bowl for more -- and their water bowls are exactly the same size. Are puppies just really thirsty or does my poor pup have a problem? He's peeing on a regular cycle, and doesn't show any signs of illness. Though his stools have been loose, but I've been slowly switching his food, so I figured that was the reason for that -- and even that's been improving. Am I just being paranoid? He goes back to the vet in 2 weeks for another round of shots, is it okay to wait or does he need to go ASAP? Any advice is much appreciated! Thanks all! A picture of Syd is attached. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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