Standing water promotes algae and bacterial growth. Stick to flowing fresh water when outdoors.
Drinking ocean water can cause salt toxicity leading to vomiting, diarrhea, tremors. Rinse their mouth after.
Chlorine and other chemicals in pools can upset dogs' stomachs. Prevent drinking pool water.
Bacteria, parasites, toxins, debris and chemicals collect in puddles posing danger if consumed.
Still water frequently harbors parasites like giardia and cyanobacteria poisoning dogs if ingested.
Ponds & Lakes
Flood water may contain dangerous fungi, chemicals, waste and bacteria. Avoid it entirely.
Toilet water can transmit bacteria and contain cleaners that could make your dog sick.