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Hydration Station: 13 Water Bottles for Your Dog

Here’s a fun fact: Humans and dogs share 84% of our DNA. And just like us, dogs need to stay hydrated in order to properly fuel the function of each cell in their furry little bodies. While we can easily snag a bottle of water at the local Grab n’ Go, our pups require our foresight when heading out the door for an adventure.

Thankfully, we live in a world of innovation and convenience and that extends to our pets. A few dollars invested in a water bottle for the dog can mean the difference between them being parched and being present in the moment. If you’re ready to prevent your pup from drying out, you need a good water bottle and we’ve compiled a list of the best. Don’t believe us, check it out for yourself.

Like always, we’ve broken down each to highlight their best features and dropped a few bullet points sharing the “paws” and cons you’ll face when selecting the best water bottle for your dog.


1. Water Rover Bowl and Bottle (Price: $14.88)

If you haven’t caught on by now, your pets need water just as much as you – possibly even more so. The Water Rover portable pet water bowl and bottle combination makes it easy to keep your BFF hydrated when you’re out and about. Its hands-free clip allows you to attach the Water Rover to your belt or waistband while the widemouth makes this a hassle-free option for pups on the go. PetDogPlanet.com notes that you can even put ice cubes in the bottle for those extra hot days.

Tripawds Gear’s review of the water Rover bowl and bottle points out the leak-proof design and TopDogTips.com cited this product’s efficient use of resources as one reason it made their top choices; the Water Rover funnels extra water back into the bottle so there’s no waste –.

Paws

  • Easy to use
  • Multiple sizes available

Cons

  • Bulky
  • Not as stylish as other options

(Information Source Amazon and Water Rover)


2. Gulpy Water Dispenser for Dogs (Price: $9.24)

When you’re the type of person who refuses to go anywhere your pet isn’t welcome, you need the Gulpy. This portable water dispenser is a bowl and water faucet all in one and makes it easy to offer your best pal a drink while on a walk, in the car, or just lounging on the hammock together.TopDogTips.com loves the leak-proof design andDogSized.com rightly calls it part bottle, part bowl.

Wiki.EZVid.com points out that its bowl is large enough for two dogs to share, which is important if you’ve got multiple walking buddies.HowDogCare.com liked the belt clip, and honestly, who wouldn’t like to carry around their essentials without actually having to carry them? You don’t know it yet, but this bottle/bowl will become an indispensable addition to your pet care lineup.

Paws

  • Portable and ultra-convenient
  • Innovative leak-proof design

Cons

  • May not hold enough water for extra-large dog
  • Not chew-proof

(Information Source Amazon)


3. Highwave AutoDogMug (Price: $14.99)

AutoDogMug is a US brand that holds up to 20-ounces of water for your daring dogs. One feature we loves is that the AutoDogMug fits perfectly in most car drink holders so it won’t go flying around if you make a quick stop. An included Velcro strap also makes it easy to carry on a backpack or belt for long walks.TopDogTips.com’s review cites ease of use andK9 of Mine got excited about the bottle’s dishwasher-safe status.

Wiki.EZVid.com describes this as a bowl on top of a bottle and they’re not wrong.HowDogCare.com andDogSized.com call the AutoDogMug safe, clean, and easy to carry. While not 100% leak-proof, this bottle’s upright design keeps water in the bowl and not all over the place. Use it at the beach, the park, or the backyard, this dog-centric water bottle goes where you do.

Paws

  • Squeeze for instant water
  • Durable

Cons

  • Only three colors available
  • Many counterfeit sellers – only buy from US-based distributors

(Information Source Amazon)


4. H2O4K9 Pet Water Bottle, 25 oz. (Price: $16.98)

Stainless steel is an almost-everlasting material that happens to insulate fairly well while looking great. Your friends and family will think you’ve spent twice as much to keep your canine comrade properly hydrated. The H2O4K9 water bottle features a bowl-shaped lid that perfectly contours to your dog’s tongue for maximum gulping ability.PetDogPlanet.com notes the BPA-free lid is safe for dogs of all ages.K9 of Mine points out this combo’s 25-ounce capacity and says it’s great for all activities.

DogSized.com asserts the H2O4K9 water bottle and bowl is a great value since it’s designed for years of use. The H2O4K9 has been featured onTopDogTips.com andHowDogCare.com and can be seen in parks and dog-friendly trails across the county. Available in multiple classic and neon colors, the H2O4K9 can be matched to your dog’s leash – this comes in handy when you have more than one pet that needs a drink.

Paws

  • Food-grade stainless steel
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Not dent-proof
  • Matching neoprene case sold separately

(Information Source Amazon)


5. Lixit Wate r Boy Travel Water Bowl (Price: $15.16)

The Lixit Water Boy travel water bowl is ideal for large dogs who simply thirst for more. This oversized water tank is also perfect when you’re walking multiple animals but don’t want to keep up with multiple water bottles. It’s BPA-free so it’s safe to use even when it gets warm. PetDogPlanet.com and TopDogTips.com claim it can be turned upside down and won’t spill. HowDogCare.com calls it easy to clean and convenient.

The Lixit Water Boy boasts an impressive three quart capacity so it’s great for extended use, while on vacation, or at the beach. To use, simply lay flat and watch the attached water bowl fill up like magic. When the Water Boy is returned to an upright position, the water rushes back in for later consumption.

Paws

  • High volume
  • Easy to clean

Cons

  • Large and bulky
  • Cannot clip to belt

(Information Source Amazon andLixit)


6. Popware H-DuO (Price: $15.99)

The Popware H-DuO by Dexas is the shareable dog water bottle that makes it easy for you and your dog to have a drink. Dual chambers each hold 12 ounces of water and are sealed tight to avoid cross contamination. Available in four colors, blue, green, pink, and purple, the Popware H-DuO features a matching collapsible pet cup and two different color caps so you can keep up with which side is yours and which belongs to your four-legged friend.

PetDogPlanet.com notes that each chamber can hold different drinks, in case water isn’t your thing. DogSized.com says the opening is large enough keep small dog treat on hand, too.

The bottom line here is that this is a wonderful and convenient option if you don’t want to carry multiple products.

Paws

  • Ability to transport water for two
  • Water cup included

Cons

  • Collapsible cup may be difficult to wash
  • 24-ounce capacity may get heavy

(Information Source Amazon)


7. H2O4K9 Pet Water Bottle 9.5 oz (Price: $10.95)

Food grade stainless steel makes this miniature version of the H2O4K9 perfect for the smallest members of your pack. With a non-hinged, twist top lid, this 9.5-ounce water bottle is durable and easy to use.PetDogPlanet.com also reports that the H2O4K9 is BPA-free so it’s as safe as it is functional.

TopDogTips.com loves the fact that the lid on this small but mighty drinking option allows you to drop in a few ice cubes for the hottest days. The H2O4K9 Pet Water Bottle is a must for walk as well as general outings with your puppy or toy breed.

Paws

  • Portable
  • Built-in bowl contours to your pet

Cons

  • Only holds enough for one dog
  • Stainless steel may dent if dropped

(Information Source Amazon)


8. H2O4K9 K9 UNIT Insulated Pet Water Bottle (Price: $17.87)

H2O4K9 is at it again. This time the dog-centered company has released an insulated version of its popular travel water bottle. This massive 25-ounce cantine is protected by a rugged outer shell that keeps your dog’s water as cool as he is, even when the sun is high and the sweat begins to pour. The K9 UNIT is perfect for active dogs or those undergoing strenuous training programs, such as police and fire and rescue.

Wiki.EZVid.com claims that, like other H2O4K9 products, the K9 UNIT holds ice cubes but stands out because of a built-in strap. The K9 UNIT is unique in that it was developed with feedback from the military and law enforcement officials.

Paws

  • High capacity
  • Insulated

Cons

  • May get heavy with extended use
  • No designs available; solid colors only

(Information Source Amazon)


9. Lixit Thirsty Dog Portable Water Bottle / Bowl (Price: $9.88)

Few things are worse than a thirsty dog and the Lixit stops doggie dehydration in its tracks. The Lixit Thirsty Dog portable water bottle and bowl combination is the perfect solution for panting and overheating on warm days and provides up to 20 ounces of water for your dog. Featuring a flip out bowl, the Lixit Thirsty Dog is two products in one for maximum convenience.

Tripawds Gear andTopDogTips.com rate the Lixit Thirsty Dog highly for its portability and style respectively.

Paws

  • Hands-free transport
  • Wide mouth

Cons

  • Not dishwasher safe
  • Bowl not removable

(Information Source Amazon)


10.Pet Top Portable Water Bottle Drinking Adaptor Combo Pack (Price: $8.01)

If your dog prefers Dasani, the Pet Top Portable Water Bottle Drinking Adaptor Combo Pack is for you. With two adaptor types, you can use these handy drink spouts on almost any kind of bottle.

If you’re heading to the beach or park, these are perfect as long as a concession stand is handy to replenish your dog’s supply or you pack plenty of water bottles in the cooler. An As Seen on TV product, the Pet Top combo pack has also been featured onTripawds Gear.

Paws

  • No need to carry heavy bottle
  • Fits most standard water bottles

Cons

  • Small, may get lost easily
  • No bowl feature

(Information Source Amazon)


11.Drink Doggie Travel Bottle (Price: $16.95)

The Drink Doggie Travel Bottle looks like it came straight of out a Sci-Fi flick but has its roots firmly planted in reality and practicality. This 16.9-ounce reusable water bottle features a flip out bowl and convenient belt clip. For those of you who like a great deal,TopDogTips.com points out this this bottle comes with a free bag dispenser and waste bags, which can be clipped onto the attached carabiner or mounted to your leash.

The Drink Doggie eliminates worry about contamination and ensures your pup doesn’t get parched no matter where the road may lead you.

Paws

  • Carabiner clip
  • Attractive

Cons

  • Not chew-proof
  • Limited colors

(Information Source Amazon)


12.Heininger 3058 PortablePET PortaBottle (Price: $7.22)

For less than $9, you can’t beat the Portable Pet PortaBottle from Heininger. This ultra-convenient water bottle for your pet can be worn around your neck for worry-free transport. Its attached flip bowl is nice and deep for enthusiast drinkers.

PetDogPlanet.com says the PortaBottle is well designed and holds a respectable 20 ounces of fresh, clean water.TopDogTips.com says it’s more durable than many similar models. This bottle is one of the best values on the list.

Paws

  • Easy to use
  • Neck strap included

Cons

  • Neck strap may rub if bottle full
  • Not a thick as similar, more expensive brands

(Information Source Amazon)

13. OllyDog 1-Liter (Price: $15.99)


The 1-liter OllyDo g is a leak-proof water bottle with a separate, friction mounted bowl so you can pour your dog a drink without holding the bottle in place. Perfect for when you’re hiking with your pet and want to make stops along the way.

This stylish and portable dog water bottle and bowl are top-rack dishwasher safe so you can toss it in and not have to worry about germs and bacteria hiding in the nooks and crannies.Wiki.EZVid.com found the wide lip ideal for filling with a water hose.

Paws

  • Fits in purse or backpack
  • Dishwasher safe

Cons

  • Bowl does not attach
  • Connector is a bit large

(Information Source Amazon)