Does the recent Utah heat wave have you panting like a Portuguese pointer on an August afternoon? Well, there is one perk to these sun-soaked, dog days of summer: it’s an excuse to show photos of dogs. Thanks to everyone who shared pictures of their pups as we all try to beat the heat.

Photo: Cameron Porcaro

Photo: Chalese Eastman

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Photo: Andrew Ayrton

Photo: Kailey Manuela Forbush

Photo: Michele Jahn

Photo: Leslie Zaccari

Photo: Robert Oliver

Photo: Tyler Jensen

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Photo: Spencer Whiting

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