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Aura and Kimmy cool off at the Verde Valley Humane Society doggy pool Tuesday morning where the society cools off dogs in hot weather. Temperatures are predicted to top 100 degrees for several days and the society is warning pet owners to pay attention to their pets during these dog days of summer heat. VVN/Vyto Starinskas

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VERDE VALLEY-It's been an unusual year weather-wise. After long periods of higher than normal and even record-breaking precipitation for May and June, summer heat is suddenly upon us. This week, the caution signs are being raised for general health in the heat.