These past few days have seen some pretty hot weather here in Perth, yesterday it was 42C (108F for you old school types). I hate it, I was born in Ireland so this is not natural to me. I have no Dingo, Australian Kelpie or Australian Cattle Dog in me to help. I hold my DNA test up as evidence of that!
So I just don’t cope well with hot weather.
To make matters worse, me Humans are renovating the house so we have NO air-conditioning! I know, I know, me wolf ancestors never had AC either and they survived. But no I’m not soft alright, they didn’t live in Australia.
Me Humans do understand and hose me down or take me to the beach to cool off which is great.
Now I hear some of you Northern Hemisphere dogs saying I have it way to good, mutter mutter as you suffer through winter! But I say NO. it’s not enough peoples! Where is the snow I ask?
Just a few short years ago at this time of year here I was catching snow balls in Germany for Christmas!
Or chasing me ball in a snowy forest!
Or building snowdogs
Or having fun catching the balls falling from the sky. Never understood why they seem to disappear though when you catch em in ya mouth…
Enjoy your summer or your winter guys.
It is hot but it is an Australian summer after all! But please spare a thought for all the brave firefighters here in Australia battling the bush fires across the country. We even have firefighters helping from as far away as Canada!