When it's time to beat the heat, our furry friends sometimes have it the hardest and need a helping human hand, according to the New York Times.
A Brooklyn man spritzes his Pomeranian with cold water on city walks, and a Greenwich Village couple waters their Boston Terriers' tummies, according to the New York Times.
The owner of Malibu Dog Kitchen in the West Village tucks her Chihuahuas' tiny feet into slippers so their delicate paws won't burn, and a neighborhood schnauzer relies on cold watermelon to cool off, according to the New York Times.
One pup from Mount Vernon toughs it out with just sips of plain water, having been toughened up while wandering the Puerto Plata beach in the Dominican Republic before being adopted by her owner, according to the New York Times.
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