Dogs messier than cats: How canines and felines drink from bowl (VIDEO).

Why Dogs Are Sloppier Than Cats

Why Dogs Are Sloppier Than Cats

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Nov. 26 2014 11:56 AM

Your Dog Is a Mess

One way canines are genetically wired to be sloppier than cats.

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Cats tend to be simple, elegant drinkers. Dogs are not. At a recent summit on fluid dynamics, researchers from Virginia Tech and Purdue tried to explain why, with charming video footage to help.

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