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VIDEO - Puppy Pool 'Pawty' Makes Us Wish Summer Could Last Just a Little Longer
Offbeat  (tags: summer, pool party, animals, dogs, off-beat, pets, society )

Lone
- 120 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
The dog days of summer might be nearing an end, but that doesn't mean it's time to cancel the pool parties just yet -- or should be say "pool pawties"?
Natural Swimming Holes
Offbeat  (tags: environment, summer, swimming, natural pools, recreation )

Nancy
- 214 days ago - local.msn.com
Whether you're looking to cool off from the summer heat or want to soak up the warmth of mineral hot springs, these natural swimming holes fit the bill. Here are 20 of nature's most inviting places to take a dip.
Heartbreaking Video Shows the Effects of Leaving a Child in a Hot Car
Offbeat  (tags: baby, hot car, parents, suffering, death, video, education, humans, sad, summer )

Giana
- 484 days ago - trutv.com
This heartwrenching video shows how such a scenario can unfold, and how quickly a small child can lose consciousness and die when left alone in a hot vehicle. And, the film reminds us, it's not just drunks and junkies who are susceptible.
Wolves Munch Watermelons to Beat the Heat: Photos
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, watermelons, summer, hot, beautiful )

Giana
- 515 days ago - news.discovery.com
Even gray wolves like to cool off in the summer with juicy watermelons, as long as those melons are stuffed with pig ears, cheese and dog biscuits.
What to Do When You See A Dog in a Hot Car
Offbeat  (tags: cruelty, can die, summer, not fun for them, bake to death, sadness, suffering, protection, pets, habitat, environment, endangered, conservation, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, dogs, rescued, GoodNews, safety, prevention, tr )

Kelly
- 564 days ago - care2.com
Most of us are all too familiar with the feeling of dread that comes upon us when we pass by the window of a car and realize that a dog has been left inside on a hot day. What should I do? Do I break the window? Do I call the police?
Summer Is When Mother Nature Presents the Fruits of Her Spring Labour
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, photos, summer )

Cher
- 901 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Buoyed by warm weather and longer spells of sunshine, wildlife is abundant and provides the potential for some great shots
Compete With the Screen: Outdoor Activities for Your Kids This Summer
Offbeat  (tags: children, activities, summer, outdoors, environment )

Cher
- 910 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
Remember the good old days when you used to spend every single summer day running around outdoors? And remember when you used to cringe because your parents mentioned the 'good old days'?
Summer and Freedom
Offbeat  (tags: summer, freedom, rejected dairy calves, dairy industry, rescued, sanctuary )

Simone
- 1198 days ago - all-creatures.org
Two years ago, Freedom and Summer arrived to the sanctuary. They were only a few days old and had already suffered immensely at the hands of humans. As "discards" of the dairy industry, these two male calves were sent to auction at only a few days old.
Local Officials Saying No To Restarting Nuclear Reactors
Offbeat  (tags: nuclear crisis, Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, nuclear reactors, No, local governments, Japan, fear, safety, safety standards, risks, TEPCO, KEPCO, Yonden, Kyuden, summer, electricity )

Naoko
- 1287 days ago - asahi.com
By the time summer temperatures peak in August across Japan, only 14 of the nation's 54 nuclear reactors will be churning out electricity to cope with demand, due to the effects of the crisis at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant.
Protect Your Animals - and Yourself This Summer
Offbeat  (tags: summer, heat, hot cars, dogs deaths, suffering, protection )

Simone
- 1293 days ago - animallawcoalition.com
Don't leave your dog in a car on a hot day! How many times have we heard that?
Harvesting and Using Herbs
Offbeat  (tags: herbs, harvesting, using, summer, recipes )

Merissa
- 1580 days ago - nwnews.com
Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy herbs fresh from your garden. Whether you have pots on the deck or a whole backyard, all you need to produce abundant harvests is a few starter plants or packets of seed plants, some soil, adequate water, and . . .
6 Classic Summer Drinks
Offbeat  (tags: summer, drinks, temperature, humidity, coolers, cocktails )

Merissa
- 1584 days ago - mnn.com
As the temperature climbs and the humidity rises, summer coolers and cocktails are a tasty way to defeat the heat.
Kids Summer Activity List: 100 Creative and Cheap Summer Activities For Your Kids
Offbeat  (tags: Kids, Acitivity, Learning, Summer, Education )

Sophie
- 1650 days ago - associatedegreeonline.com
If you are lucky enough to get to be with your kids during the summertime, instead of packing them off to day care every day, you will have to deal with the inevitable cries of, "I'm bored." Here are 100 creative, fun, and cheap things that you can..
Zoo Animals Get Cool Treats to Beat the Heat
Offbeat  (tags: zoo animals, summer, heat, cooling down, ice treats )

Simone
- 1960 days ago - digtriad.com
How do you keep zoo animals happy and cooled off from the heat of summer? That's the challenge zoo workers faced Saturday at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro. Workers prepared zoo ice treats to help keep animals cool and happy in the heat.
Summer Cooler Treats for Your Dog
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, cool treats, summer, heat )

Cher
- 1979 days ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
With that hot time of year here, I thought this would be a great time to share some 'cool' doggie recipes! This summer heat gets to all of us and our canine companions too so here are some homemade summer treat recipes with coolness in mind!
 

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