Drinking water can be an extremely potent poison for your dog.
If you’re planning to keep your pup as a pet, the only way to protect yourself is to ensure your dog gets adequate water and sanitation.
Unfortunately, it can be hard to know what to look for.
You may have a list of recommendations, but it may not include all of the information you need.
Here are some simple things you can do to help your dog survive water fluoridation:1.
Choose a pet food with fluoride levels that are safe for your pet.2.
Use bottled water for drinking.3.
Don’t rely on a food label that tells you what’s in the bottle.4.
Keep your pet out of the house during fluoridation.5.
Take your pet outside and avoid crowded areas, especially if it is hot.6.
Always use a fluoridated water bottle when watering your pet (no sugary water).7.
Never use tap water or tap water filters for drinking or cooking.8.
Never drink water from outside or on the countertop.9.
Never allow your dog to drink or use your tap water.10.
Always make sure your pet has access to fresh, clean water at all times.11.
Always disinfect your pet’s water after use.12.
Avoid using bottled water with other pets, especially during the summer when there is a significant increase in the number of dogs exposed to fluoride.13.
Be sure to use your pet properly.
Use water that contains at least 10 parts per billion (ppb) of fluoride, as well as a filter for your water supply.14.
Use your pet in an indoor or outdoor situation when the water is not fluoridated.15.
If your dog needs to be confined, make sure that your pet is kept in a well-ventilated environment with adequate ventilation.16.
When visiting your dog, don’t leave your pet alone at home or in a yard.17.
Keep water off of your pets teeth and gums.18.
Use a pet toothbrush to clean your dog’s teeth and larynx (voice box).19.
Do not use a water filter in your tap, if your tap is not fluoride-free.20.
Always rinse your tap after you use it.21.
Never fill your tap with water.22.
Never pour water on your pet during fluorosis.23.
Don.t. use a drinking fountain.24.
Keep the tap at least 3 feet away from your pet so that your pets mouth can reach the water source.25.
If water becomes cloudy or cloudyy, replace your tap or use an alternative method to get your dog and your dog friend the water they need.26.
Keep a list in your dog owner’s manual or on your dog at all time.27.
Don your dog in a non-flammable location (outside of the home, a crate, etc.).28.
Make sure your dog is properly fed.
If possible, provide your dog with fresh, whole foods.
If not, try to get a food with no added sugars, preservatives, preservative-free, or artificial flavors or colors.29.
Be vigilant about water and tap water usage and make sure to follow all the precautions outlined above.30.
Do NOT expose your pet to unsafe water conditions (such as hot, cold, or crowded) during the Fluoride Crisis.31.
Keep bottled water out of your dogs reach until water fluorosis is eliminated.32.
Do your best to help keep your dog safe and healthy.