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Hey all you dog owners out there!

Has anyone somehow fashioned a dog water bottle or something similar in their E yet? I was wondering if I could somehow make one on of those water bottles you attached to dog crates to the inside of my E on those little storage areas in the back. My dog drinks a ton of water and I'd like to be able to install something in my E for her for road trips.

If you have done something, pictures would be appreciated!
 

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Your biggest issue is going to be water getting out of the bowl from bumps in the road and turns. If you can solve that issue, rigging up an upside down bottle with a hose coming out of it into the bottom of the bowl shouldn't be a problem.
 

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It's gonna drip every time you hit a bump.
That little ball at the end will jump up just a bit and let water come out.
 

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I don't think my 85 lb German Shepherd could ever be mistaken for a gerbil, whether she's drinking out of a watering container or not :D
I have seen some mighty big gerbils riding around in Kia's, you never know. ;-)
 

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Interesting, but honestly I've found it to be much easier on everyone to actually control the intake of water. Not only is there no chance of 'spillage' there's less chance of , well, 'spillage' if you catch my drift... :rolleyes:

Seriously, stash some water bottles (I tend to carry 8 to 10 at a time - but that's a lot more than most would ever need) in the E at all times, put a small plastic container with a lid in the E. Then when you stop and get the dog(s) out for a bit, give the dogs some water and then make sure they 'expel' said water prior to starting back on the road.

I just can't phantom the thought of a dog having full access to water when in the E, it seems that one would be fighting the mess - one way or the other...
 
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