Alas, the dog days of summer are almost behind us. To commemorate the season, we found some great fan-submitted photos of dogs who definitely enjoyed all the warm weather had to offer. These summer-loving pups are sure to make you smile, so take a look and then get out and enjoy some quality sunshine with your own pets.

Abraham Lincoln, a Labrador Retriever, loves sunny days and cool pools.

Making new friends while exploring tide pools at the beach is a favorite pastime for Red the Border Collie.

Having an adventure with this kind of view makes summer worthwhile for Thomas, a German Shepherd mix.

Sweet Lou is one happy Golden Retriever when he gets to spend warm summer days at the lake.

Teddy the Standard Poodle (left) takes his girlfriend on a fun date in the backyard sprinkler and kiddie pool.

Charlie, a Silky Terrier-Yorkie mix, sports his cool shades at the beach. We want our own pair!

Frankie, a Maltese-Yorkie mix, spends his summer days floating in the pool.

This Labradoodle-Goldendoodle mix is Cobe, and he loves to spend his summer digging holes in the sand and cooling off in the ocean.

Who's ready for a swim? Sophie the Weimaraner can't wait to take a dip in the pool.
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