While we might not be the biggest fans of dressing up your dog in silly outfits, this DIY cooling vest shared by Instructables user obake will be useful for keeping your furry friend cool on a hot day.
The first thing you'll need is a pair of old cargo pants and some basic sewing skills. Cut the inseam out of an old pair of cargo
pants and cut and sew the remaining pieces together into the vest.
sewn together, all you need to do is dip the vest in water and put it on
your dog. As the vest dries, the evaporation will keep your pooch feeling cool. You can also put ice or ice packs in the pockets for additional cooling.
Of course, you might have to tweak your design based on the size of your dog. For the full instructions plus step-by-step photos, click here.