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My guys have a paddling pool. They also like to lie on the hard floor in a cool part of the house. If things get really hot I have a keep cool coat for them, However, they don't really like them and are inclined to go wriggling off when they see it. Am wondering why. It does the job though. When things are hot at night, I keep a fan going and they are happy with that.
Two years ago, during such a hot season, our girl found a very original and cool place to have a nap:
I'd be careful with the shower, if Baylee is really overheated after playing and not just normally hot and overexcited, and start with hand warm water. A vet once advised us to wet Joy's head and especially her ears, when outdoors in hot weather; so I try to 'soak' her right at the beginning of our walk and whenever there is a possibility like a fountain, brook or lake.
I was told by a trainer not to get the top of the dog wet when he is out exercising because it evaporates quickly and makes him hot again. She used a spray bottle to wet down Nugget's underside. Also she advised not to let him drink water too fast when he has exercised as he can get the twisting of his stomach.
more likely the water is not disgusting enough