Digging in her water bowl
So we’ve had Pepper for just over 5 weeks now, and she was doing perfectly fine with her water bowl. We had one of the large ones with a 3 gallon plastic reservoir. Well, lately we’ve had to take it away from her. Out of nowhere, she started digging in it like a fiend, and three gallons can make a mighty mess. We tried giving it back to her later when she calmed down, but even calm, she started digging like a madwoman. Finally, I removed the reservoir altogether, and left only an inch of water in the bowl. Even so, she’ll dig in whatever little water is in the bowl. We’ve had to resort to holding a small cup of water in our hands every time she needs a drink, then taking it when she stops drinking and starts trying to play. That’s going to get old very fast, and honestly, I want her to have access to unlimited water whenever she wants.
We tried buying her a kiddie pool, thinking maybe it was the water she liked, but she wanted nothing to do with it, kept hopping out every time we tried to get her in, even when it was less than a quarter full.
Any suggestions on what to try next?