A Great Dane inspects one of the fountains at the new Dream Dog Park in Alabaster, Ala. The $500,000 park, funded with a grant from Beneful dog food, includes custom-designed water splash pads to keep dogs cool during hot Alabama summers. (Associated Press)

A Great Dane inspects one of the fountains at the new Dream Dog Park in Alabaster, Ala. The $500,000 park, funded with a grant from Beneful dog food, includes custom-designed water splash pads to keep dogs cool during hot Alabama summers. (Associated Press)