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    Winston has a grayish tongue today. He was sick a little earlier this week, ate too much feta cheese that spilled I think. Is it normal for a lighter colored tongue? He hasn't been drinking as much water as he should.

    How do you get your bullies to drink more water? Vet suggested to mix in chicken broth or something for a little taste

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    Have no experience with gray tongues.

    But do put a little broth in their water if I want them to drink more often.
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    Default Grayish tongue

    Check the gums and see if they feel wet or sticky. They should be pink. If they are wet that's good, but if they feel sticky it means she's dehydrated.

    I use a syringe with water if I want to make them drink. Ice cubes work well too

    You can use broth or even juice. My bullies love watermelon juice

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    When we are at a show we use a squirt bottle the dogs love it

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    It doesn't look abnormal to me but if you are concerned about water intake, I think you've got some good suggestions here. Mine are never out of the water bowl so...

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    You can even add water to their kibble when they eat.
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