The dog days of summer are here and we have to treat pets a bit differently than we did years ago. When I was a kid, our dogs were outdoors all day, wandering the neighborhood. They exercised when they felt like it and only as much as they felt comfortable doing.

AUSTIN, Texas - A quick inquiry to dog-loving folks on Facebook and an online search turns up more than a dozen products designed to keep your dog cool when the temperature rises. A few are highlighted below.

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