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The recent heatwave has seen us all consider putting a swimming costume on and sitting in the kids paddling pool with an ice lolly – but one dog has shown us all how it should be done.

TikTok user @palmerchlo shared a hilarious video of a dog at Kings Cross, in London, cooling off in the Granary Square fountains.

The video has since had over a million views and more than 192,000 likes.

The golden retriever can be seen plodding through the 1,080 water jets chomping at the water spurting from each one.

The Golden retriever enjoying a splash in the Granary Square fountain, Kings Cross
(Image: TikTok @palmerchlo)

Users of the video sharing app appreciated the pup’s dedication to staying hydrated in the hot weather.

One comment said: “He’s just trying to make sure none of the water is without a chomp.”

Another added: “Must taste every single one!”

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The fountains can be found by Kings Cross station, and prove to be a popular attraction for kids. There are over 1,000 choreographed jets which light up and splash in patterns, perfect for cooling down in the heat.

The website says: “We want to ensure that everyone can enjoy the fountains safely, so please play your part to keep yourself, your family and others safe by practising social distancing while enjoying the fountains.

“Bring a picnic, there are tables and benches dotted around the square. Or take advantage of nearby Waitrose for take-out treats. Granary Square fountains are open daily and are on during daylight hours, so more time for fun during the summer months.”