Dear Paws to Talk,
My yard has become very hot. The grass is not cool and the shade provides no relief. Also, my fur seems to be retaining the heat from the sun. It feels like it is on fire.
My humans say that we are experiencing a heat wave. However, I think I am sitting in a treat baking oven. How can I cool off?
-Champ the Briard
We completely understand what you are going through. Every time we step outside, it feels like our fur is getting blown dry at the grooming shop.
Both of us wonder if we have zippers for our fur coats and if we can shed them on days like this. It appears when we were made they forgot our zippers.
Anyways, it is so important to stay cool on days like this. So here are some tips:
-While in your house, stand in front of a fan or air conditioning unit. Let these machines put out the fur fire.
-Dunk your face in the water bowl.
-Urge your humans to take out the yard hose and use it on you. Let them drench your fur.
-Don’t spend too much time outside or else another fur fire might start.
-Watch your local weather forecast and see when your yard will be comfortable again.
Stay cool. We’ll be thinking of you.
Bella and DiDi
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