A video of a large dog leaving the ground “always wet” after drinking from its water bowl has gone viral on TikTok.
The clip shared by @itssmacaylaa, which had garnered 2.6 million views at the time of writing, showed a Great Dane with its head bent over a bowl of water.
A caption shared with the post read, “My floors are always wet.”
A voice in the video said: “The one thing they never tell you about Great Danes is the water.
Water dripped from the Great Dane’s mouth as it moved its head away from the bowl.
A file photo of a Great Dane that appears to be drooling and is standing with both of its front feet in a water barrel. A video of a Great Dane leaving the ground “always wet” while drinking from its water bowl has gone viral on TikTok. iStock/Getty ImagesPlus
Standing up to 32 inches at the shoulder, Great Danes have an “imposing size, weight, and strength,” according to the American Kennel Club, the world’s largest registry of purebred dogs, and owning one is “a commitment one makes.” should not enter easily.”
The AKC says, “Danes tower over most other dogs and when standing on their hind legs are taller than most humans.”
In a September 2020 article for PetMD, veterinarian Dr. Krista Seraydar that there is no universally accepted weight range for large dog breeds.
“Most veterinarians consider any dog – regardless of breed or breed mix — that weighs between 50 and 100 pounds to be a large breed dog,” she said.
Aside from the drinking water challenges detailed in the latest viral video, large dogs tend to have more health issues, from orthopedic conditions (bone or muscle disorders) to certain cancers like mast cell tumors (a form of skin cancer). , to Seraydar.
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Users on TikTok have been let down by the way the Great Dane drank water. Several shared stories of their own dogs’ messy drinking practices.
Courtney Way said: “At least yours stays in one place! Mine runs all over the house leaving a flow everywhere!”
The original poster replied: “Oh don’t be fooled, this guy walks all over the house! I dare not walk around in socks.”
TikTok user 3919995103640 added, “Then he goes further into the living room and shakes his head and splashes water and drools everywhere including the ceiling!”
JeannieG wrote: “I have a washable rug, it drips on it. They make such a mess lol [laugh out loud].”
Jeff Cunningham said, “My Dane sticks her whole face in it,” while Jessica said, “My sister taught her to wipe his face with a towel after he drank.”
Newsweek contacted the original poster for comment on TikTok. This video has not been independently verified.
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