You've been sending us your pictures of pets keeping cool during the heatwave.

From hamsters having a bath, to dogs in a pool or river or relaxing on a lilo, we've absolutely loved seeing your photos.

You can send them to or tweet us @bournemouthecho.

Pets keeping cool

Send us your picture of your pet keeping cool in the hot weather

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