As the heatwave (by UK standards anyway!) continues in Britain, our dogs are feeling the heat just as much as we are. Here are some lovely photos of a couple of Battersea residents cooling off.
Lucky Max, a Rottweiler, is cooling off in a paddling pool, while mixed-breed Indi is tucking into an iced dog treat. It's unbelievable that while some of us are going to great lengths to ensure our dogs don't overheat, some irresponsible owners are still leaving dogs in hot cars.
Dogs die in hot cars - surely the message should have got through by now? Here's a link to a blogpost I wrote about a dog I found in a hot car a couple of years ago, along with some advice from Dogs Trust about keeping dogs safe in hot weather - www.dogcastradio.com/blog/23802_aaaaaargh-or-why-do-people-still-leave-d...
Wherever you and your dogs are, I hope you're enjoying the summer, and if you've found a great way to keep your dog cool, do share your photos either on the DogCast Radio site, or via our Facebook and Twitter pages.