The Physics of Water Bowls

Thanks to a thorough scientific experiment, Landon has learned some important things regarding the physics of water bowls.

Nothing. I have nothing in my mouth.

Nothing. I have nothing in my mouth.

Yesterday, Landon was quietly sitting in the back seat of the Jeep. The Hu-Dad totally forgot an important rule – whether it is a puppy or a new rescue, the moments that humans should be most afraid is when the dog is quiet. Once Hu-Dad became suspicious, he realized that Landon had found the secret storage area for our collapsible water bowls.

It smelled like us, so I assumed we owned it.

It smelled like us, so I assumed we owned it.

Landon had carefully chewed a couple of holes into the water bowl, rendering it useless for holding water.

I am shocked - shocked - that those holes happened!

I am shocked – shocked – that those holes happened!

Fortunately, we have several bowls in the Jeep at all times. Something about always having a backup.


  1. Laura Yager on November 1, 2016 at 3:43 am

    Landon is just checking to see how alert Hu dad is. He pleads the 5th on this matter. Any further questions are to be answered by his attorney Typhoon……

  2. KJ Pierson on October 31, 2016 at 5:48 pm

    If it is left where I can see it, it is mine. If it smells like me, it is mine. If its yours….its mine. If I want it, its mine.

    Have the humans forgotten these simple Siberian rules?

  3. How Sam Sees It on October 31, 2016 at 3:45 pm

    You learn, don’t you? I’m pretty sure Golden’s and Sibes are related somehow…. Might just be the floof.

    Monty, Harlow, and Ramble

  4. 24 Paws of Love on October 31, 2016 at 3:15 pm

    I forgot the rule too the other day, Chance got a new can of dog food (unopened) and chewed it so it was squirting canned food all over his bed, while he had the time of his life eating it up!

    Rule applies even to 8 year old dogs! πŸ™‚

  5. Juno's mom on October 31, 2016 at 12:31 pm

    Landon has lots to discover in his new home. He appears to be a pretty well behaved boy.
    (I have a non-chewing husky. The toys I bought her years ago still look like new. She sleeps under the bed and has them lined up against the wall. Have to drag them out to vacuum and put them back.)

  6. Jerry G-Pa Owens on October 31, 2016 at 9:05 am

    Our Beagle Mix dances in her water bowl.

  7. All Things Collie on October 31, 2016 at 8:42 am

    Uh oh! But you can’t really be mad at a face like that!

  8. Fiona and Daisy on October 31, 2016 at 7:18 am

    I failed to follow that same rule about being most concerned when a puppy is quiet. After a few minutes of quiet, Daisy came back into the room with the mat from under her water dish in her mouth. The dish was almost entirely undisturbed. I wish I had been paying closer attention! πŸ™‚

  9. Mom 'n Ebby on October 31, 2016 at 5:38 am

    Ebby sez: That’s why our hu-Mom always buys, I think she called it “bakelite” food and water dishes, because she says it seems to be a “Siber rule” that if it’s soft plastic, or vinyl, it’s meant to chew on.

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