Guest Post Friday: Bear gives tips for staying cool this summer

Our buddy Bear, is all grown up now, and ready to offer his sage dog advice on staying cool this summer. He has a paws on the ground perspective. You should listen to him because he travels every season up to Lake Tahoe, experiencing extreme winter and summer!

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Dog Days of Summer

Woof! It's me, Bear the dog. It seems humans have been growling a lot lately about how hot it is. Record-breaking weather. Triple-digit temperatures. No air conditioning because of major power outages. Sweltering heat and high humidity.

You probably didn't think we dogs picked up on stuff like this. With our exceptional hearing, our dog-ears hear everything! So, I'd like to offer up a little dog food for thought to help put this summer heat in dog perspective. Oh, and woof! I'll also share with you some of my tips for staying cool in the Dog Days of Summer.

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What's way cuter than a balloon dog?

Why dogs put up with these shenanigans, I'll never know...but this has to be the cutest party trick ever! Who needs a magician or clown making bicycles out of balloons?


I'm a big dog that loves the wee pups, especially manly Jack Russell Terriers. This adorable little one has even me saying "squee" rather than "grrrrr."