You know the saying, “you can lead a horse to water, but, you can’t make them drink”, well, the same goes for other animals too. There may be many reasons a dog is not drinking water or eating at daycare.

Some dogs may not like to drink out of other dogs water bowls and others may just prefer fresh clean water. Another reason could be that your dog is nervous especially if it is their first time at daycare in a new environment with new people, dogs and other stuff! So, if your dog comes home thirsty after daycare consider the following;

What can you do?

Make a frozen stuffed Kong filled with chicken broth and water for your dog to work on during the day while at daycare. This may help your dog stay mentally stimulated as well as hydrated.