Dog-friendly gardens: Create a shady retreat
Like humans, dogs enjoy basking in the sun. So by all means, give them a deck or a patch of lawn for sunbathing.
But remember that dogs can overheat easily, so it's even more important to provide them with cooling retreats.
Here, 4 retrievers (liko, Lexi, Andy, and Morgan) enjoy resting under an arbor in Oceanside, CA.
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