if you review the definition of water resistant, "able to resist the penetration of water to some degree but not entirely", then yes this floor can withstand household spills that are cleaned/dried up after they occur. All hard surface flooring may scratch to some degree, depending on the type of stress its exposed to. With all pets suggest trimming nails in attempt to minimize any surface scratching the dog may create with sharp nails. This floor is extremely durable and a great investment to increase the asset value of your home vs other plastic flooring alternatives. The Malibu Wide Plank Maple Species does have a lighter wire brushed surface texture then other species, it may appear a little smoother when compared to the French Oak or Hickory Species that are also wire brushed.
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