The dog days of summer
We dare you to try and resist the beauty and downright adorableness of these dogs going to great lengths to stay cool

Ruger cools off in the Conococheague Creek in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Public Opinion, Markell DeLoatch)

A dog laps up ice cream in Skegness, England. (REUTERS/Darren Staples)

A pup finds some shade during a hot day in Mexico. (Mike Smolowe/Corbis)

A border collie mix drinks from a fountain at the Town of Oyster Bay Dog Park in Massapequa, New York. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Afghan Hounds race at a dog track in Kent, England — and, we hope, let the wind cool them down. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Another way to feel the wind in your fur: Catch a ride on a motorcycle in the Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

A fountain in Rome offers a place for this pup to cool off. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

Hercules sits next to a sprinkler during a break from playing fetch at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A man and his dog cool down at sunset in Lacul Morii (Lake of the Mill), after a hot day in Bucharest, Romania. (AP Photo)



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