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mudman

Heated Water Bowls ??????

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I have gone through 2 $40 electricly heated water bowls in 2 weeks. The boy just won't stop chewing on them. He has cow hoofs, pig ears and plenty of toys to chew on. He just likes destroying his food dishes and I haven't been able to stop him for a month now.

Is there a metal heated dish out there that a guy can buy?

I was at gander and about 4 different petshop and Nada, just the plastic ones.

Can anyone help me with this?

Thanks

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check out the Canine Canteen available at Lion Country Supply and other places. I've had one for probably 8 years and will be getting another as the smaller plastic one I tried to get away with in kennel #2 this year was all froze up this morning already...

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Where is this lion country and supply you speak of?

can I order it online?

Has anyone ever heard of a heater core? I guess it looks like a power stick (one of them things that accepts 5 different 3 pronged outlets) that you just put in the water and it keeps it from freezing?

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www lcsupply dot com

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Mudman,

I have a little female lab that would probably take care of a plastic water dish in about 2 hours. I bought a stainless steel bowl with the metal wire-wrapped cord at Mill's Fleet. It was $32.00 and it seems very well built. That is one of the cheapest prices that I have seen for stainless. I checked it this morning and it was full of water and not one speck of ice. Not too bad for -2 actual temp. Too cold for my dog outside, but not for her water dish.

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I gave up on using electric heaters for my dogs. One shorted out for no apparent reason. Glad it was on a GFCI. Now, when I feed my dogs twice a day, I bait there water and they drink it all. Just soak a little dry kibble in some warm water and they should drink it. I think my dogs stay more hydrated in the winter than in the summer when they have ready access to water. Some people use canned salmon or canned cat food to flavor their dogs water.

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Go stainless/metal.

Buy quality once, have it for a lifetime.

PJ

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Thanks guys,

I found one last night at tractor supply 58 bucks but its big and looks to be ryder proof! wink.gif

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