Pooches in pools! It’s a dog swimming gala

Bob, the Dachshund, at the West Reservoir, London (Anthony Upton/PA) Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

It’s not just humans who need to cool down in this hot spell.

Dogs enjoyed a refreshing dip at a fun event at the West Reservoir Centre in Hackney, London.

And they’re off, led by Finn, the Golden Retriever Credit: Anthony Upton/PA
Canine aqua specialist Julien Mazurek take Bob for a dip Credit: Anthony Upton/PA
The event, including swimming races, was organised by dog walkers, Rover.com Credit: Anthony Upton/PA
Sammy, a Jack Russell, shakes off Credit: Anthony Upton/PA