No need for cupped hands with this bottle, it is a water source and canine cup all in one. The H2O4K9 Bottle is the original stainless steel drinking bottle for dogs. It was designed to enable dog owners to carry a safe and convenient source of canine drinking water. With lightweight stainless steel and an attached, designed for dogs, drinking bowl this is a perfect canine water carrier. The high quality materials used in H2O4K9 bottles are the same as the best selling stainless steel bottle brands made for humans with food-grade stainless steel, toxin-free polypropylene lids, and an environmentally friendly paint finish. The entire product is 100% recyclable and sustainable.