Hot dogs

Dante The Dawg reblogging on behalf of his best pal, Ani. Please all hoomans take note of what the writing tells.

The Small Dog

Moving in slow motion,
Reluctant effort spawning sleep
Before midday.
Soporific humming
Through open windows
Signals summer.
Only the flies are happy,
Making friends with flesh
Ensuring wakefulness.
Cloistered madness yawns,
Stretching fur-clad limbs
This is the time
For tennis balls
And Hot Dogs…

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It is officially summer in the northern hemisphere. In England, the weather forecasters are predicting a heatwave. Every year many dogs die from heatstroke. They cannot regulate their body temperature in the same way a human can. Even just a ‘warm’ day can prove fatal… a parked car with an interior temperature of 22° C (71.6° F) may rise to 47° C ( 116.6° F) within an hour. Even with ventilation, dogs suffer and die.

It isn’t just dogs at risk. Protect your pets.

More info at the RSPCA website by clicking this link.

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6 thoughts on “Hot dogs

  1. So cute. Thanks for sharing, and for the psa about keeping dogs safe during the summer. Our old girl sleeps all day, so she’s going to weather the weather just fine. 😀 Hope you’re doing well, Adele. Have a lovely week.

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