2. Dogs prefer cold water.
3. Snow is not a suitable supplement to water. Ditto for salt water.
4. A healthy (but not overzealous) appetite for water can be an indicator of health, as it is directly related to kidney wellness.
5. Dogs drink out of the toilet because: the porcelain naturally cools the water, the flushing keeps water “fresh” (so to speak) and oxygenated, and the water’s relatively clean. Note: We do not recommend this. The toilet can be filled with both bacteria and toxins from cleaning solutions.