Dog days of summer explained (with actual dogs)
Over the course of the last few weeks, there have been a number of heat advisories and excessive heat warnings scattered across the United States.
It’s a fairly common occurrence in late July and early August.
After all, these are the dog days of summer.
The term first came about when Ancient Greeks and Romans thought a faraway star caused temperatures to become extra hot in mid to late summer.
But now we know that’s not the case.
Watch the video above to learn more — and to see more of these dogs.