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Besides the obvious, the best thing I've found is to take a cooler filled with ice water (not just ice), put two big towels in it, soak them. Wring one out and put it on the bottom of the dog's crate. You won't believe how cool it stays for a long time while it evaporates. When it gets to ambient temp, just swap it back into the cooler and use the next one. I do this all the time in the summer.

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I live in Arizona and we swim non stop. But his favorite cool treat is I take a zip lock bag fill with water, hand full of dog food and carrots, a little broth and freeze. Take out of bag once totally froze. It's a large frozen treat that he will lay around for hours and lick and chew outside.

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How does the Kool Bed work?
There is some kind of gel (?) or something inside it. You fill it with the proper amount of water, and it just stays cool. Like, for years. I have no idea how it works, but the one in my bedroom, I've had for more than 3 years. I have changed the water a few times, and it just stays cool.

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I am looking for ideas that you might have for keeping dogs cool. I would like to see what I might use.

First Ray Ban sunglasses or Costas. Sometimes a leather jacket with a white shirt underneath. I keep pictures of The Fonz and James Dean in his expen. I keep him supplied with mustache wax so he can curl his whiskers at the ends. I make sure he listens to old school rock and roll music.

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First Ray Ban sunglasses or Costas. Sometimes a leather jacket with a white shirt underneath. I keep pictures of The Fonz and James Dean in his expen. I keep him supplied with mustache wax so he can curl his whiskers at the ends. I make sure he listens to old school rock and roll music.

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A sense of humor, I see. Dig rock and roll---and swing dance too.
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A sense of humor, I see. Dig rock and roll---and swing dance too.
ROFLOL. Sorry I couldn't resist that one. I was chuckling the whole time I was typing. I give him a mirror and a comb and lots of hair grease too. Lol

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