Dogs. 

Glorious, glorious dogs.




They are a man's best friend, a confidant, an unconditionally-loving companion and, if you're lazy, a DIY vacuum cleaner.

If you're lucky enough to own a dog, you're probably looking forward to being able to walk 'em this summer in the sunshine.

BUT BEFORE YOU DO, HOLD THE FUUUUUUU UP!

 

As City Farmers Dog Wash Cannington & Redlands have kindly pointed out in a Facebook post, Aussie roads and pavements get hot as hell in the summer, and this heat can burn your doge's sensitive little paws:

Every 'Strayan knows the sheer terror of hitting scorching hot asphalt barefoot, so you gotta take some precautions for your dog too. The dog wash company reccomends walking ya dog on grassy surfaces only, which seems like a choice idea. 

The alternative? This.

not ideal

No but really, you can buy these clever, tailor-made dog boots to keep your lil' one's protected.

Photo: Anchorman.